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Babar Azam’s Highest T20I scores – Top 5 Performances

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam was in his element once again on Friday (October 29) as he anchored his team’s innings with a fine half-century in the win over Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai.

The elegant right-hander has been his country’s most prolific run-scorer in T20Is. Babar has now made 2,332 T20I runs with an average of 47.59 and a strike-rate of 129.77.

The great anchor’s tally includes 22 half-centuries and a solitary hundred. Babar Azam has been instrumental to his team’s success over the years. In wins in T20Is, he boasts of an average of 52.09 and strike-rate of 133.78.

Also Read: KL Rahul’s Highest T20I Scores

Babar Azam has been a dependable anchor for Pakistan in T20Is.

Top 3 scores for Babar Azam in T20Is

122 versus South Africa

Babar Azam’s first and to date his only century in T20Is came earlier this year when he hit a magnificent 122 off just 59 deliveries against South Africa in April. Facing the Proteas in Centurion, Babar struck 15 fours and 4 sixes, maintaining a strike-rate of 206.77 in his team’s highly impressive run-chase and win.

97* versus West Indies

Next up is an unbeaten 97 off 58 balls from Babar’s willow against West Indies in April 2018. The batter struck 13 fours and 1 six during his knock, which helped Pakistan dominate the tourists to a win in Karachi.

90 versus South Africa

Babar Azam also blazed a superb 90 off 58 deliveries versus the South Africans during Pakistan’s 2018-19 tour of the rainbow nation. This knock in Johannesburg included 13 fours and 1 six. Sadly for Babar, though, his exceptional knock in the run-chase was not good enough to take Pakistan home as they suffered a narrow loss.

Babar Azam top 5 scores in T20Is

1. 122* versus South Africa, 2021
2. 97* versus West Indies, 2018
3. 90 versus South Africa, 2019
4. 86 versus ICC World XI, 2017
5. 85 versus England, 2021

Kashish Chadha

A cricket writer by heart and profession. Currently at work for CricXtasy. Previously with Circle of Cricket. You can find him on Twitter @crickashish217

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