WATCH: Pakistan Cricket Captain Babar Azam trolls Virat Kohli after breaking his record | Top 5 records of Virat Kohli broken by Babar Azam

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Pakistan Skipper Babar Azam’s arise in the cricketing world has been quite outstanding over the last few years. Babar Azam has been considered one of the best exciting talents after some amazing knocks with his batting style and many considered him among the current best batsmen in the world.

Many Cricket analysts also said with his current form he is the best batter in the world and many critics have also argued to lengthen the “TOP 4” of the international batting elite group which includes the likes of Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith, and Kane Williamson into the “TOP 5” and must include Babar Azam in the elite list.

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In the latest ICC rankings, Babar Azam has been ruling the chart for many days as his form in limited-overs cricket has been tremendous and Pakistan captains continue to dominate the batting chart. Babar Azam is currently at the top of the chart in T20I batting rankings and recently broke another record of Virat Kohli.

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Babar Azam is now the only batsman who has been at the top of the T20I rankings chart for the maximum days surpassing former Indian Skipper Virat Kohli’s record of 1013 days.

Meanwhile, Babar Azam achieved another feat of Virat Kohli’s record when the Pakistan skipper scored more than 1000 runs in ODIs since becoming the captain of the Pakistan Cricket team. Babar Azam reached this achievement in just 13 innings while Kohli as Indian Captain took 17 innings to score 1000 ODI runs.

After breaking yet another record Virat Kohli will only start the comparison between the two greatest batsmen of this generation. So meanwhile at the press conference of Pakistan’s test series against Sri Lanka, Babar Azam was asked about his thoughts on surpassing Virat Kohli’s past record.

“I have two questions. My first question is… you recently broke Virat Kohli’s record…”. Babar stopped the reported and asked, “Kaun sa (which one)?”

On the following question, the reporter then replied: “You have remained No. 1 in T20Is for the longest time.”

To that, Babar replied, “I would like to thank god. There is hard work involved and that is why I have been able to give good performances.”

Top 5 records of Virat Kohli broken by Babar Azam

1.) As Captain, Virat Kohli took 17 innings to reach the fastest player to achieve 1000 runs as ODI skipper as compared to Babar Azam, the Pakistan skipper only took 13 innings to reach this feat.

2.) Babar Azam also broke Virat Kohli’s record for the most days as the world’s no.1 batter on the ICC T20I Rankings. Virat Kohli ruled the position for 1013 days compared to Babar Azam’s 1030 days and counting.

3.) In the first 60 T20I career matches, Babar has surpassed Virat Kohli’s record. Former Indian Captain scored 2167 runs in his first 60 T20I innings and compared to Babar Azam has scored 2402 runs in the same number of innings.

4.) Babar Azam became the fastest player to reach 1000 runs in T20I as he took only 26 innings in 29 matches. meanwhile, Virat Kohli took 27 innings in 29 matches to become the second-fastest player to reach 1000 runs in T20I.

5.) Virat Kohli completed his 3000 ODI runs which took him 75 innings as compared to Babar Azam took 68 innings to complete his 3000 runs in ODI cricket