Babar Azam’s Spectacular Century Sets Asia Cup 2023 Ablaze – Records Tumble

Babar Azam’s Spectacular Century Sets Asia Cup 2023 Ablaze – Records Tumble: Asia Cup 2023. Babar Azam started the tournament with a bang by scoring a century, creating a pile of records.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the Asia Cup 2023 by scoring a century against Nepal on Wednesday.

Babar Azam scored the 19th century of his ODI career with the help of 10 fours in 109 balls. This was Babar Azam’s first century against Nepal.

In the match being played in Multan, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. Babar Azam came out to bat at number three.

He struggled with cramps during his innings, but despite this, he remained on the field and scored a brilliant century.

He played a shot towards deep backward point on the second ball of the 42nd over of the innings bowled by Deependra Singh Airi and completed his century by running two runs.

Babar Azam’s record.

Babar Azam completed his 19th ODI century in the 102nd innings of his ODI career. Babar became the fastest batsman to score 19 ODI hundreds.

In this case, Babar Azam left behind former South African batsman Hashim Amla. Hashim Amla scored 19 centuries in 104 innings.

Batsmen who scored 19 ODI centuries in the least number of innings.

Babar Azam (Pakistan) – 102*

Hashim Amla (South Africa) – 104.

Virat Kohli (India) – 124.

David Warner (Australia) – 139.

AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 171.

Babar Azam became the second batsman to score the most centuries for Pakistan. Only Saeed Anwar (20 centuries in 244 innings) is ahead of Babar Azam.

Most centuries of Pakistani Players.

Saeed Anwar – 20, 244 innings.

Babar Azam – 19, 102 innings.

Mohammad Yousuf – 15, 267 innings.


Dhoni’s equal.

Babar Azam has joined MS Dhoni for the joint second spot in scoring the most centuries as ODI captain in Asia. Babar Azam scored his sixth century as captain.

By the way, the record of scoring the most centuries as a captain in Asia is in the name of former Indian captain Virat Kohli.

Kohli has scored 12 centuries as captain. Babar and Dhoni jointly reached the second place with 6 centuries.

Babar Azam’s magic.

Babar Azam shared an 86-run partnership for the third wicket with Mohammad Rizwan (44) against Nepal in the first match of the Asia Cup 2023 on Wednesday.

After this, he shared a century partnership for the fourth wicket with Iftikhar Ahmed until the news was written.

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