Babar surpasses another record of fastest 9,000 runs on T20

Pakistan’s captain and greatest batter Babar Azam continues to make outstanding records as he outperformed the legendary Chris Gayle, West Indian opening batsman, and Virat Kohli, Indian record machine, for his most recent T20 accomplishment.

The 28-year-old Pakistan Team’s captain crossed 9,000 runs of his Twenty 20 International (T20I) career after he hit 64 runs off 39 deliveries including 10 boundaries to help his team in Pakistan Super League 8 ‘Peshawar Zalmi’ win by 12 runs and maintain their playoff hopes.

He surpassed West Indies great Chris Gayle, who accomplished the record in 249 games, as the player to complete 9,000 runs in T20 cricket the fastest.

Currently, Babar Azam tops the board with 245 innings followed by Chris Gayle with 249 runs, Virat Kohli with 271 and David Warner with 273 innings.

Babar Azam needed 35 runs before Thursday’s match to reach the milestone. The Pakistani captain across all formats went from 8,000 to 9,000 runs in the game’s shortest format in just 27 innings.


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