Babar Azam has not been dismissed in a single-digit rating since November 2018

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Pakistan´s captain Babar Azam performs a shot in the course of the second one-day worldwide (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on April 4, 2021. — AFP

Top-order Babar Azam has undoubtedly earned his spot among the many world’s high batsmen and he has additionally been positioned on the second place in ICC’s ODI rankings.

As the highlight activates Azam, one other spectacular feat that the Pakistani skipper has achieved in ODI cricket, has emerged.

Since November 9, 2018, over the course of the final 28 ODI matches, the Pakistani skipper has constantly scored totals of two or three-digit figures. Not certainly one of these knocks resulted in a single-digit rating earlier than his dismissal.

In a current ODI towards South Africa, the Pakistani captain managed to attain 103 runs in an aesthetic inning that noticed his group out of the woods towards the Proteas after Fakhar Zaman fell early on.

Azam’s century put him in a league of his personal as he turned the quickest batsman on this planet to attain 13 ODI centuries.

Despite his wonderful run of kind, Azam continues to be positioned behind his Indian counterpart within the ODI rankings.

Kohli continues to be positioned on the highest of the desk, with an 857 score, whereas Azam is true behind him with a score of 852.

Here’s his scorecard for the final 28 matches:

94, 31, 103, 125, 77*, 19, 31, 115, 96, 45, 101*, 69, 48, 30, 63, 22, 80, 115, 15, 51, 16, 24, 41*, 69, 12, 49, 92, 46.