Babar Azam 14th ODI century: Babar Azam hits fastest 14 ODI centuries in terms of beat virat kohli
- Babar Azam scored 14th century of his career
- Babar Azam completed 14 centuries in the shortest innings
- Babar Azam left behind veterans like Hashim Amla and Virat
Birmingham: Babar Azam’s performance in the ICC ODI batting rankings was seen in the third and final ODI against England being played in Birmingham on Tuesday. Babar Azam regained his form and completed the 14th century of his ODI career, blaming the English bowlers. 26-year-old Babar Azam completed his hundred in 104 balls with the help of 9 fours and two sixes. With this century, Babar Azam made a world record in his name and achieved many other achievements.
Let us tell you that for the first time in Babar Azam’s ODI cricket career, he had to face 10 or more balls to score the first run. Azam scored the first run on the 15th ball in the third ODI. Then completed his half-century in 72 balls with the help of 5 fours. After this, he completed a century in 104 balls with the help of 9 fours and two sixes. That is, Babar Azam completed the first 50 runs in 72 balls while the second Pachasa hit only 32 balls.
Babar Azam has become the batsman to score 14 ODI centuries in the shortest innings. He broke the record of former South African batsman Hashim Amla (84 innings) to make this world record. Australian opener David Warner (98 innings) is at the third place among those who have completed 14 ODI centuries in the shortest innings. Indian captain Virat Kohli is at the fourth position in this list by completing 14 ODI centuries in 103 innings.
14 ODI centuries in the shortest innings
- 81 – Babar Azam (Pakistan)
- 84 – Hashim Amla (South Africa)
- 98 – David Warner (Australia)
- 103 – Virat Kohli (India)
At the same time, Babar Azam has reached the third place in terms of scoring the most centuries in ODIs for Pakistan. The record for most ODI centuries for Pakistan is held by former opener Saeed Anwar, who scored 20 centuries in 244 innings. Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf is second in this list with 15 centuries in 267 innings. Babar Azam has scored 14 centuries in 81 innings and he has settled in this third place.
Most centuries for Pakistan batsman
- 20 – Saeed Anwar (244 innings)
- 15 – Mohammad Yousuf (267 innings)
- 14 – Babar Azam (81 innings)
- 11 – Mohammad Hafeez (216 innings)
- 10 – Aijaz Ahmed (232 innings)
Let us inform that Babar Azam has scored the first century in his ODI career after becoming number-1 in the ICC ODI batting rankings. At the same time, Azam completed his second century in Birmingham.
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