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.