Babar Azam match-winning century: KARACHI: Captain Babar Azam was trending ahead on Pakistani social media after he scored a match-winning century against South Africa in the opening match in Centurian.
The Pakistan captain struck a stroke-filled 103 off 104 spheres as well as shared a second-wicket partnership of 177 with Imam-ul-Haq, who made 70.
Babar Azam’s century places him in an organization of his very own as the cricketer comes to be the fastest batsman in the world to score 13 ODI centuries.
It took the world’s no 3 batsman just 76 innings to score 13 loads in the 50-over style.
Hashim Amla, India’s Virat Kohli, as well as South Africa’s Quentin de Kock– his contemporaries– scored 13 centuries from 83 innings, 13 centuries from 86 innings, as well as 13 heaps from 86 innings specifically.
Previous Pakistani cricketers, political leaders, celebs and social media sites customers had plenty of appreciation for the captain and hailed his efficiency which helped the Green Shirts win the opening match.
Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar and PML-N’s Ahsan Iqbal hailed the cricketer in their declarations after the match.
“What a great performance by the eco-friendlies. @babarazam258 you are a large happiness to enjoy as well as make the nation proud time and again,” claimed the PTI leader.
“Captain’s knock by Babar Azam with a century,” tweeted Iqbal.
The captain was also valued by his teammate Shoaib Malik.