Babar Azam

I’m a cricketer, not a gora, says Pakistan ODI captain Babar Azam on English-speaking criticism

Pakistan’s newly-appointed ODI captain Babar Azam on Monday (May 18) slammed former cricketer Tanvir Ahmed for the latter's suggetion that Babar should improve his English speaking skills.

May 19, 2020, 08:51 AM IST

Azhar Ali in Tests, Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in ODI and T20Is

Pakistan is slated to play nine Tests, six ODIs and 20 T20Is, besides the Asia Cup and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

May 13, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

ICC asks followers to name player with most iconic century celebration; Twitter picks Babar Azam

While Twitterati picked Babar among the four players named by the ICC, Kohli and Tendulkar were among the top choices of the fans out of the collage.

Apr 17, 2020, 14:25 PM IST

Pakistan's Haider Ali should draw inspiration from Virat Kohli, Babar Azam: Ramiz Raza

Haider, who featured for Peshawar Zalmi in the 2019-20 edition of the PSL, notched up a total of 239 runs in nine matches he played for the side at an impressive strike rate of 158.25. 

Mar 21, 2020, 16:56 PM IST

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Abid Ali, Babar Azam hit tons to brighten drawn Rawalpindi Test

Azam also added to his burgeoning reputation as one of the world`s top upcoming batsmen, completing his third Test hundred after knocks of 104 and 97 in his last two Tests in Australia.

Dec 15, 2019, 19:35 PM IST

Rain plays spoilsport as 1st T20I between Australia-Pakistan washed out

Australia and Pakistan will now face-off in the second contest at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Tuesday.

Nov 03, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

Will try to emulate Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli: Pakistan T20 skipper Babar Azam

Newly-appointed Pakistan T20I skipper Babar Azam has said that he is not under any pressure and is confident of being able to handle the challenge in Australia, their next assignment.

Oct 26, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

Sarfraz Ahmed sacked as Pakistan captain, Azhar Ali to lead in Tests, Babar Azam named T20I skipper

While the new ODI captain will be finalised in due course, decision on vice-captaincy across the three formats will be made closer to the series.


Oct 18, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Babar Azam beats Virat Kohli, becomes third quickest to hit 11th ODI century

Pakistani batsman Babar Azam on Monday overtook India captain Virat Kohli to become the third-fastest cricket player to hit his 11th ODI hundred. Babar Azam managed to hit his 11th century in one-day internationals in just 71st innings while Virat Kohli took 82 innings to hit his 11 ODI centuries.

Sep 30, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Shahid Afridi wants Sarfaraz Ahmed to give up Test captaincy, focus on ODIs

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recently retained Sarfaraz as the captain in the 50-over format and appointed Babar Azam as skipper in T20Is.

Sep 20, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Not thinking about Test captaincy, focus is on limited-overs series against Sri Lanka: Sarfaraz Ahmed

Earlier this week, Sarfaraz was retained as Pakistan's ODI and T20I skipper while Babar Azam was roped in as his deputy for the upcoming home series against Lanka. 

Sep 15, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Babar Azam named Pakistan vice-captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed remains captain

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said that Babar's elevation is part of his gradual development as a future captain.

Sep 13, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Mickey Arthur likely to remain Pakistan coach, Azhar Ali to get Test captaincy

Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Babar Azam: Man of the Match in New Zealand vs Pakistan ICC World Cup clash

Azam scored an unbeaten 101 off 127 deliveries registering his 10th ODI century to help Pakistan emerged victorious by a margin of six pickets after being handed a target of 238 runs to chase. 

Jun 27, 2019, 01:42 AM IST

List of centuries scored in Cricket World Cup 2019 till New Zealand vs Pakistan match

The third century of the World Cup 2019 was hit by Indian opener Rohit Sharma against South Africa at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton.

Jun 26, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

Kuldeep Yadav terms the ball which dismissed Babar Azam a 'perfect delivery'

Kuldeep pitched the bowl at a length which enticed Babar to come forward but the ball turned between bat and pad from off to leg and removed the bails. 

Jun 17, 2019, 22:11 PM IST

David Warner: Man of the Match in Australia vs Pakistan ICC World Cup clash

Warner's knock of 107 runs off 111 deliveries played a key role in Australia emerging victorious by a margin of 41 runs.

Jun 12, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: As it happened

Pak vs SL Live updates, Scores: The much-anticipated clash between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup 2019 at the County Ground, Bristol was called off. The tenth clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 witnessed a victory for Australia by a margin of 15 runs against West Indies. 

Jun 07, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

Jason Roy ton helps England seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Babar Azam`s century helped Pakistan reach a respectable 340-7 in their 50 overs, yet once again a decent total proved inadequate for the tourists as England wrapped up victory after a tense finale with three balls to spare. 

May 18, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Pakistan names 15-member squad for 2019 ICC World Cup, Mohammad Amir ignored

Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, announcing the World Cup squad and two reserve players, said 11 from the 2017 Champions Trophy had been retained in the selection process.

Apr 18, 2019, 18:35 PM IST