Thursday Apr 15, 2021
Pakistan leading Test run scorer Younis Khan on Wednesday lauded Babar Azam for the double feat achieved during the ongoing series between Pakistan and South Africa.
Younis, who is also the batting coach of the team, lauded Pakistan for their “superb performance” throughout the white-ball series in South Africa. The team had won the ODI leg of the series and yesterday had taken a 2-1 lead in the T20I series.
“Congratulations Babar Azam on achieving new feats throughout, firstly becoming ICC No 1 ODI batsman and now maiden T20I ton!” tweeted the Pakistani batting great.
Pakistani skipper Babar Azam was at his absolute best in yesterday's against South Africa in the third T20 match of the series.
Azam in the match scored his first century in the T20 format and his 122 off 59 balls help guide Pakistan win match.
The hundred was more special as hours before the match, Babar also became the number one ODI batsman in the ICC rankings.