Babar Azam Scores Fastest T20 Century for Pakistan
The Pakistan captain seemed to make the occasion even more colorful with the bat in Centurion. Babar scores the fastest T20 international century and the highest run-scoring innings for Pakistan.
Babar Azam has scored an impeccable century in the third T20 of the series against hosts South Africa. Chasing a huge target of 204, he reached the magic figure of three figures with just 49 balls, a new record for the fastest century in the history of Pakistan’s T20 cricket.
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In the previous match, Babar played an innings of 50 runs from 50 balls between the batsmen coming and going at the other end. Due to which the strike rate of the Pakistan captain was criticized on the cricket field.
Today, one of the best batsmen of the time has responded to that criticism with the bat. He reached his first T20I century on 4 balls with the ball of Tabariz Shamsi. Babar Azam is only the third Pakistani batsman to score a century in this format.
At the same time, Babar Azam has set a new record for the highest score in T20 as a Pakistani batsman. The Pakistan captain, who scored a century off 49 balls, finally returned to the dressing room after playing an epic inning of 122 off 59 balls. Babar has hit 15 fours and 4 sixes in one of the best innings of T20 cricket.