Babar Azam net worth – Mohammad Babar Azam is a Pakistani international cricketer who was born on October 15th, 1994 in Lahore in Pakistan.
Babar Azam Biography
Babar was born into a Punjabi Muslim family. His father is Azam Saddique but his mother’s name is currently unknown to us at the time of filing this report. He shares the same parents with his two brothers; Faisal Azam and Safeer Azam.
Babar remembers playing cricket and frolicking in those streets like a free bird, among other childhood activities. He was drawn to cricket because of his older cousins, Kamran and Umar Akmal, and he was inspired by their accomplishments and stories.
He, therefore, made the decision to pursue a career in cricket. He worked at Gaddafi Stadium as a ball boy before attending a cricket academy and beginning his local career there. He was present for Pakistan’s home series from 2006 to 2008.
His first coach, Rana Sadiq, offered him advice and gave him a practical explanation of what batting entailed. He then became a member of the Pakistan U-19 setup.
Babar Azam career
Babar was a member of the Pakistani ODI team for the home series against Zimbabwe in May 2015. On May 31, he played in his first ODI and went on to make a stunning fifty, making 54 runs off of 60 balls. He was included in the Test and ODI squads for a road series against Sri Lanka thanks to his outstanding debut.
He wasn’t chosen to participate in the Test series. He only managed to score 37 runs in the two games he participated throughout the ODI series. In September 2015, Babar was a member of the team for the away ODI series against Zimbabwe.
For the ODI series against England at home, he was kept in the team. He contributed to Pakistan’s victory in the first ODI of the four-match series with a score of 62 not out and a strike rate of 100. In the following three games, he recorded scores of 4, 22, and 51, respectively.
Pakistan toured New Zealand in January 2016. Babar scored 62 runs off 76 balls in the opening ODI game. Pakistan fell short by 70 runs in the game. With 145 runs scored in just two innings at an average of 72.50, he was the top run-scorer in the ODI series.
He batted in five games during the five-match ODI series against England in July but only managed to score 122 runs. On September 7, he played in Pakistan’s first Twenty20 match against England. In just 11 balls, he scored an unbeaten 15 runs. The series and match were won by Pakistan.
Pakistan also played a two-match ODI series against Ireland before the England series. Pakistan set a record for their largest run-based victory in an ODI when they defeated Ireland by 255 runs in the opening match of the series. Babar scored 29 runs, which helped his team win.
In the 2016 home series against the West Indies, Babar Azam was chosen. He got his first international century in the opening ODI of the series, making 120 off 131 balls, and was named man of the match for the first time.
Before his compatriot Fakhar Zaman broke both his country’s and the world’s records, Azam became the joint-fastest player to 1,000 runs in ODIs on January 19, 2017, in the third ODI against Australia. Azam also became the fastest for Pakistan in his 21st innings.
Azam hit 46 runs off 52 balls in the championship match against India at the 2017 Champions Trophy. The ICC sent the World XI side to Pakistan where they played three T20 International matches following a successful Champions Trophy tour. With 179 runs scored, Azam led the series in runs scored.
He was selected for Pakistan’s World Cup of Cricket team in April 2019. He was one of the five intriguing talents making their Cricket World Cup debuts, according to the International Cricket Council (ICC). He was also signed by Somerset in May 2019 as their international player for the 2019 T20 Blast.
Babar became the player to attain this milestone the quickest, beating Hashim Amla’s record of 83 innings, in April 2021 while competing against South Africa in the first ODI. He did it by scoring his 13th ODI century in his 76th innings.
He surpassed Virat Kohli, who had held the top spot for 1258 days, to become the No. 1 ODI batsman at the end of the series with 865 points.
Babar achieved his first T20I century (122) on April 14, 2021, against South Africa at the Centurion Stadium. He and Mohammad Rizwan had a 197-run partnership, which is the fourth-best partnership ever in T20Is and the biggest partnership ever for Pakistan.
Babar Azam reached 2,000 runs in T20Is in his 52nd innings on April 25, 2021, during the third T20I against Zimbabwe, becoming him the quickest batsman in terms of innings to accomplish so. Babar was chosen to lead Pakistan’s team at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021.
He made 196 runs and broke the record for the most runs by a skipper in the fourth innings of a test when Australia visited Pakistan in March 2022 for the first time in 24 years.
He became the second-fastest player overall and the fastest Asian to achieve 4,000 ODI runs a week later, during the first ODI against Australia played at Gaddafi Stadium. He accomplished the mark in his 82nd inning.
For the second time in the series, he was voted man of the match. He was also named man of the series for his 276 runs at an average of 138.00.
Babar Azam nationality
Babar Azam was born in Lahore in Pakistan, hence he is a Pakistani.
Babar Azam age
Babar Azam was born in 1994, hence he is currently 28 years of age.
Babar Azam net worth
Babar has a net worth estimated to be about $4 million.