Babar Azam Reached 3,000 ODI Runs

Babar Azam Reached 3,000 ODI Runs

Babar Azam Reached 3,000 ODI Runs

Azam became the second fastest to reach 3000 ODI runs after Amla

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam became the second fastest to reach 3,000 one-day international (ODI) runs when they played against New Zealand in Edgbaston on Wednesday. The Shaheens won by six wickets with their 241 with 4 in 49.1 overs.

Azam achieved the milestone in his 68th innings when they chased after New Zealand’s 237 with 6 in 50 overs. He scored second after South Africa batsman Hashim Amla who reached 3,000 ODI runs in his 57 innings. Azam also became player-of-the-match in their game against Black Caps because of his 101 score.

Pakistan’s next match is against Afghanistan on Saturday at Headingley Carnegie. The Shaheens currently have -667 odds to win the game while the minnows have +490 odds.

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