Babar Azam broke Virat Kohli’s great record by performing the feat himself in the first game of the Asian Cup

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Babar Azam and Virat Kohli

In the first game of the 2023 Asian Cup, Pakistan defeated Nepal by a bang with 238 runs. Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed fought brilliantly for Pakistan and it was thanks to these two players that the Pakistan team managed to claim a win. Babar broke a great record held by Indian Virat Kohli after playing big innings in that game.

Babar did great

Against Nepal, Babar Azam hit 151 runs with 131 balls, including 14 fours and 4 long sixes. He looked great and hit punches all over the floor. This is his 19th century in ODI cricket. With 151 runs, Babar is the player who has captained the most innings in the Asian Cup. He broke Virat Kohli’s record. Kohli scored 136 runs as captain at the 2014 Asian Cup against Bangladesh.

Players with the most innings as captain in the Asian Cup:

Babar Azam – 151 runs

Virat Kohli – 136 runs
Sourav Ganguly – 135 runs

Pakistan has won many games

Babar Azam has been running in good form for a while. He has played cricket in all three formats for Pakistan and is quickly ranked among the top ODI cricketers. Babar has recorded 3772 runs in 49 Tests, 5353 runs in 104 ODIs and 3485 runs in 104 T20 games for Pakistan.

Pakistan won the game

First in the game against Nepal, Pakistan achieved a whopping 342 runs thanks to the centuries of Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed. In response, Nepal’s team finished with 102 runs, leaving Pakistan to win by 238 runs. Won the match . Babar received the Player of the Match award for his best innings.

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