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Pakistan v Australia: Babar Azam dominates as hosts win ODI series

Third one-day international, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Australia 210 all out (41.5 overs): Carey 56, Rauf 3-39 Babar Azam scored his second century in two matches as Pakistan beat Australia by nine wickets in the third one-day international to win the series 2-1. The Pakistan captain followed Thursday's impressive 114 in...
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Matter of time before Babar Azam becomes No.1 ranked Test batter: Ponting

Melbourne [Australia], February 5 (ANI): Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that Babar Azam will soon become the number one ranked Test batter in the world as he has all the desired qualities. Pakistan will next lock horns against Australia in a three-match Test series, beginning March 4 in...

Pakistan captain Babar Azam pays tribute to Mohammad Rizwan after Australia loss

Pakistan captain Babar Azam paid tribute to opening partner Mohammad Rizwan for rousing himself from his hospital bed and playing an important innings in their T20 World Cup semi-final defeat to Australia Rizwan became the first batter in history to amass 1,000 T20 international runs in a calendar year as his knock of 67 from 52 balls underpinned Pakistan’s total of 176 for four after they were asked to bat first in Dubai.While Marcus Stoinis and in particular Matthew Wade performed an incredible rescue act to seal a five-wicket win for Australia, it emerged afterwards that Rizwan had spent the...

T20 WC: Want to continue with same momentum in semis, says Babar Azam

Sharjah [UAE], November 8 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said the side wants to continue the winning momentum going into the semi-finals of the ongoing T20 World Cup. Pakistan demolished Scotland by 72 runs in their final Super 12 match in Group 2 here at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on Sunday.

Babar Azam backs Pakistan to end unwanted record against India at T20 World Cup

Pakistan captain Babar Azam was adamant “records are meant to be broken” as his side attempt to end their lengthy luckless run against India on the World Cup stage in Dubai on Sunday.The neighbouring countries only face off nowadays in global tournaments because of the uneasy relations between the two cricketing boards, while the longstanding geopolitical tensions add extra fervour to any contest.However, Pakistan have the undesirable record of 12 losses from as many matches against their arch rivals at the limited-overs World Cups – seven in the 50-over version and five in T20s, including in the inaugural 2007 final.India...

T20 WC: Batting is our main strength, says Babar Azam

Dubai [UAE], October 23 (ANI): Just a day before the high-octane clash against India in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said that batting is the main strength of his team and he is hopeful about the team's good performance. The...