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Babar Azam Breaks Virat Kohli’s World Record

National team captain Babar Azam not only set new records thanks to a century against the West Indies, but also broke the world record of Indian captain Virat Kohli.

In the first ODI match of the series played in Multan yesterday, West Indies had given Pakistan a target of 305 runs for victory.

Thanks to the 17th century of Babar Azam’s career, Pakistan achieved the target four balls earlier and took a 1-0 lead in the series.

During this innings, Babar completed a thousand runs in ODI cricket as a captain and set a world record for the least number of innings.

Babar Azam set the record by scoring a thousand runs in just 13 innings after becoming the captain.

Earlier, the honor was held by the famous Indian batsman Virat Kohli who performed this feat in 17 innings.

With this innings, Babar Azam became the first batsman in the world to score three consecutive centuries on two occasions.

The world number one batsman in the ODI and T20 rankings had earlier scored two consecutive centuries in matches against Australia and maintained his form despite the long break and also played a three-figure innings against the West Indies.

Babar Azam is the first batsman in the world to score a century in three consecutive matches twice in his career.

Earlier, Babar Azam had done the same in 2016 and scored three consecutive centuries against West Indies.

The next ODI of the series between Pakistan and West Indies will be played on Friday.

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