Babar Azam became the second-fastest batsman in the world and the first in Asia to complete 4,000 runs
Babar Azam completed 4,000 runs in ODI cricket. The Pakistani captain completed the 15th run in his innings in the first ODI against Australia, after which he became the fastest Asian cricketer to score 4,000 runs. Babar Azam crossed the milestone in 82 innings and became the second-fastest player in the world to complete 4,000 runs in ODI cricket.
Earlier, Hashim Amla had crossed the milestone in 81 innings, Joe Root in 91, and India’s Virat Kohli in 93 innings. Babar Azam is also the first Pakistani to score 4,000 ODI runs in less than 100 innings
Before Babar, the fastest 4,000 runs from Pakistan were scored by Muhammad Yousuf in 110 innings. West Indies’ Vaughan Richard is third, England’s Joe Root is fourth and Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fifth.
It should be noted that Babar completed the journey of 3,000 to 4,000 runs in just 14 innings.