Babar Azam is a Pakistani cricketer born on 15 October 1994 & he’s the captain of the Pakistani cricket team in all formats. Babar is also a cousin of famous Pakistani cricketers Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal. Babar Azam said his interest in cricket developed because of his cousins, and he started playing. Rana Sadiq was his first coach who taught him basic skills, and afterward, he joined the U-19 club. As a rising star, Azam played games for several clubs & started playing his first-class cricket for the State Bank of Pakistan. Babar had won many trophies for his respective club as a captain. He made his debut in the world of cricket in 2015.
His PSL journey made him famous everywhere in the country, and cricket lovers and professionals started noticing him as an emerging star and as an excellent batsman in the cricket world. In the first season of PSL, he represented Islamabad united and played quite well. During the 2017 season, he played for Karachi kings, while in 2018, he played as vice-captain for an equivalent team making five half-centuries. While in PSL 2020, he was the highest scorer batsman throughout the league. Babar received the ‘Man of the League award in the 2020 season, which was impossible without his diligence and love for cricket.
TEST & ODI Records:
In 2016, 2017, and 2019 Babar Azam was the highest scorer in the test series. While within the year 2018,2020, he was the leading scorer batsman in ODI. He has made many records and won many titles in his short cricket career; many cricketers fail to achieve this level of success and name in their lifetime.