Pakistan captain Babar Azam completed 10,000 runs in international cricket. He is the fifth fastest in the world to reach the milestone.

Fastest to 10,000 international runs

Viv Richards – 206 innings

Hashim Amla – 217 innings

Brian Lara – 220 innings

Joe Root – 222 innings

Babar Azam – 228 innings

On the other hand, he is the fastest in Asia, surpassing Virat Kohli.

Fastest Asian batsman to 10,000 International Runs

228 innings – Babar Azam

232 innings – Virat Kohli

He is currently leading Pakistan in the first Test match against Sri Lanka. After dismissing the home team for 222, the visitors were 84/5 at the time of writing this news.

Meanwhile, Babar and Virat recently spoke on social media. The 28-year-old wrote a message in favour of the struggling Indian player. Kohli thanked him for his kind words.

Virat will be playing in the third and final ODI against England before taking a long break from cricket.

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