T20 World Cup 2024, PAK vs USA: Babar Azam Is All Set To Break Virat Kohli’s World Record

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The captain of the Pakistan cricket team, Babar Azam will be seen in action on Thursday in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2024 match against the USA. The much-anticipated match will take place at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas.

Babar would be looking forward to putting up a big show and helping his side get the better of the USA in their first match of the ongoing marquee tournament.

Babar Azam Is All Set To Break Virat Kohli’s Big World Record

Babar Azam Is All Set To Break Virat Kohli's Big World Record
Babar Azam

During the match against the USA, the superstar batter will have a chance to create history and become the leading run-getter in T20Is.

Having amassed 4023 runs to his name in 119 T20Is, Babar needs only 16 runs to break Virat Kohli’s record for the most runs in T20Is. Virat Kohli had a forgettable outing in India’s campaign opener in the T20 World Cup 2024. He has 4038 runs to his name.

As of now, Babar Azam is sitting in the number 3 position on the list of batters with the most runs in the shortest format of the game. Apart from Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma has also scored more runs than him.

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The Indian captain has 4026 runs in 152 T20I matches he has played so far. He has scored 52 runs from 37 balls against Ireland in New York to help the Indian cricket team start the campaign with an 8-wicket win.

Check out the list of top batters with the most runs in T20Is:

1. Virat Kohli – India — 4038 runs in 118 matches.
2. Rohit Sharma – India — 4026 runs in 152 matches.
3. Babar Azam – Pakistan – 4023 runs in 119 matches.
4. Paul Stirling – Ireland — 3591 runs in 143 matches.
5. Martin Guptill – New Zealand — 3531 runs in 122 matches.

Babar Azam already holds the record for winning the most number of T20I matches as captain and scoring the most runs (2520) as captain in T20Is.

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