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Mohammad Babar Azam is an international Pakistani cricketer who plays in all three formats for Pakistan. Babar is also the vice captain of the Pakistan ODI team.
Born: October 15, 1994 (age 22), Lahore, Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 203): 31 May 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI: 18 June 2017 v India
ODI shirt no: 56 (previously was 31)
Test debut (cap 222): 13 October 2016 v West Indies
T20I debut (cap 70): 7 September 2016 v England
Mohammad Babar Azam (born 15 October 1994) is an international Pakistani cricketer who plays in all three formats for Pakistan. Babar is also the vice captain of the Pakistan ODI team. Azam captained the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team at the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He plays for Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League. Azam jointly holds the record for the fastest batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs.  Azam currently ranked 5th in ICC ODI Ranking for batsmen  and 6th in ICC T20I batsmen ranking. He currently holds the record of scoring most runs after first 18 and 25 ODI Innings respectively by any batsman in the world
When Babar Azam notched up his 5th ODI ton against West Indies in his 25th innings in early 2017, he became the second quickest after Quinton De Kock to score five ODI tons. His aggregate of 1306 runs after 25 knocks tallied the highest, beating Jonathan Trott’s numbers. Life indeed has been on fast tracks for Babar Azam. His three consecutive ODI tons against the Windies in 2016 in the UAE were a precursor to one glorious career that stares at us.
Pakistan’s search for a dependable number 3 in the shorter formats has been an eternal one. Their batting stocks at the international level, especially in the shorter formats have looked as bare as Old Mother Hubbard’s cupboard. The arrival of Babar onto the big scene however can’t exactly be termed as serendipity.
Ever since he was drafted into the Pakistan under-19 team for the 2010 World Cup as a fifteen year old, it seemed as if another raw talent has been unleashed. However, some polishing resulted in another under-19 World Cup campaign in 2012. This time he was the skipper. Pakistan were knocked out by eventual winners India but Babar had piled the runs to be the top run getter for his team.
The journey post that was through the domestic system and come his chance in 2016, Babar grabbed it with hands as big as tentacles against the Windies in the UAE. A Test debut against the caribbean team also went well and the fairytale had a continuity. But flaws were ripped open on the bouncy tracks of Australia in late 2016 and early 2017 in the whites. But given the fact that he wants to emaluate Virat Kohli’ feats and idolizes ABD, Babar would carve a way out.
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