Babar Azam becomes first captain to hit 3 half-centuries in T20 World Cup 2021


ABU DHABI – Pakistan skipper Babar Azam became the first captain to score three half-centuries in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.

The prolific Pakistan captain has been displaying stunning performance with the bat in the ongoing tournament.

The 27-year-old batter scored a risk-free 49-ball 70 against Namibia in Abu Dhabi, completing his third fifty.

Babar smashed a unbeaten 68 runs in Pakistan’s 10-wicket win over their arch-rivals India. It was Pakistan’s first victory against India in a T20 World Cup.

Babar scored a brisk 51 against Afghanistan, before Asif Ali smashed four sixes in an over to help Pakistan bag a five-wicket win.

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