Kohli vs Babar: Pakistan captain broke this record after a century in West Indies’ victory

Author: Yuvi June 9, 2022

Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam: Pakistan captain breaks THIS massive record after third ODI century in a row to lead win over West Indies


Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Wednesday (June 8) became the first batsman to score three consecutive centuries in ODIs with the help of 103 runs after beating West Indies by five wickets. Captain Babar shared a 103-run stand with Imam-ul-Haq (65) and a 108-run stand with Mohammad Rizwan (59) as Pakistan chased down a target of 306 in Multan, 1-0 in three matches. Took the lead. ODI series.

Babar, 27, scored two centuries against Australia before Wednesday’s match and also scored three consecutive centuries against West Indies in 2016. Babar hit nine fours in his 17th ODI century and the world’s top ODI batsman also surpassed former India captain Virat Kohli to become the fastest player to reach 1,000 runs as captain.

Multan, are you not having fun? @babarazam258 scored another scintillating century #PAKvWI | #game is still on pic.twitter.com/Bw5yidGK90

— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) June 8, 2022

Babar achieved the feat in 13 innings as compared to Kohli’s 17. The Pakistan captain scored his 17th ODI century in 86 matches, while Kohli scored 43 off 260.

Kohli’s ODI average is 58.07 while Babar Azam’s average is 59.78. Babar Azam has also hit a hat-trick of centuries twice.

158 vs England in Birmingham

57 vs Australia in Lahore

114 vs Australia in Lahore

105 not out vs Australia in Lahore

103 vs West Indies in Multan

Khushdil Shah continued his golden T20 form, hitting 41 off 23 balls, including a hat-trick of sixes against Romario Shepherd and taking Pakistan home.

Earlier, West Indies opener Shai Hope scored his 12th century and scored 4,000 ODI runs as West Indies dominated the proceedings of the first ODI. A crucial knock from Shamrah Brooks propelled WI to register a mammoth score of 305/8. Haris Rauf shines with the ball after taking 4 wickets.

Brief scores: West Indies 305/8 (Shai Hope 127, Shamar Brooks 70; Haris Rauf 4/77) lose to Pakistan 306/5 in 49.2 overs (Babar Azam 103, Mohammad Rizwan 59, Khushdil Shah no 41; Alzarri Joseph 2 / 55)

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