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Babar Azam Babar Azam Height: 5ft 11 inches DOB: 15 October 1994

Born in Lahore Babar Azam is the first cousin of Akmal brothers. He is considered as the next big thing in or Pakistan cricket because of discipline and control temperament. He is the fastest to score 1000 runs in T20I cricket that show how good he is for the shorter format of the game. After scoring runs in domestic cricket Babar got the national team call-up in 2015 against Zimbabwe but his career got new heights when he scores back to back three centuries against West Indies in ODI series which led to his Test cricket debut. He is often compared to Indian `Run Machine` Virat Kohli but Babar regards him as a senior cricketer always.

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam accused of sexual harassment

Cricket | Nov 29, 2020, 11:48 AM IST

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam could be in deep trouble after a woman has accused him of sexual exploitation over 10 years, reported Pakistan media.

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Babar Azam-led Pakistan squad departs for New Zealand tour

Cricket | Nov 23, 2020, 11:28 AM IST

This will be Babar Azam's maiden appearance for Pakistan as their captain in the longest format of the game.

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No disharmony or groupings in our dressing room, will take independent decisions: Babar Azam

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 04:54 PM IST

Babar said that added responsibility of captaincy in all three formats won't affect his batting. 

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Babar Azam shines as Karachi Kings beat Lahore Qalandars to lift PSL 2020 title

Cricket | Nov 18, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

This is the first PSL title for Karachi while Lahore haven't won it as yet in the five-year history of the tournament.

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The dream has come true: Babar Azam after being appointed Pakistan's Test captain

Cricket | Nov 11, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced that Babar had replaced Azhar as Test captain.

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Babar Azam replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan's Test captain, becomes skipper in all formats

Cricket | Nov 10, 2020, 09:04 PM IST

Babar is now Pakistan captain across all three formats and his first assignment will be the ICC World Test Championship fixtures against New Zealand, which will be played in Mount Maunganui and Christchurch from December 26-30 and January 3-7.

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Babar Azam set to replace Azhar Ali as Pakistan Test captain for New Zealand tour

Cricket | Nov 08, 2020, 09:47 PM IST

The PCB confirmed on Sunday that the agenda for Monday's meeting included a review of the report on the national men's team performances.

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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe Live Streaming Cricket 2nd T20I: Watch PAK vs ZIM Match Online on YouTube

Cricket | Nov 08, 2020, 06:59 PM IST

Live Streaming Cricket Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I: Find full details on when and where to watch PAK vs ZIM Live Match Online on YouTube.

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Wasim Akram backs Babar Azam to take over Test captaincy ahead of New Zealand tour

Cricket | Nov 08, 2020, 11:10 AM IST

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expected to announce a new Test captain on November 11 to replace Azhar Ali, who will, however, remain a part of the 35-member jumbo squad for the New Zealand tour.

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Captain Babar Azam leads Pakistan to big win over Zimbabwe

Cricket | Nov 07, 2020, 07:50 PM IST

Azam hit a fluent half-century and spurred Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in a Twenty20 international on Saturday.

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PAK vs ZIM: Chance for Babar Azam to regain top spot in T20Is

Cricket | Nov 06, 2020, 02:06 PM IST

Babar has been a familiar name at the top of the T20I batting table and is currently the only one in the top five of all three formats.

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PAK vs ZIM, 2nd ODI: Iftikhar Ahmed, Babar Azam lead Pakistan to 6-wicket win over Zimbabwe

Cricket | Nov 01, 2020, 08:10 PM IST

The 30-year-old Ahmed took 5-40 as Zimbabwe was bowled out for 206 in 45 overs after the visitors won the toss and opted to bat.

Instead of looking down on Babar Azam, people should motivate him: Kamran Akmal

Instead of looking down on Babar Azam, people should motivate him: Kamran Akmal

Cricket | Sep 12, 2020, 04:12 PM IST

On the recent tour of England, Azam was not at his usual best as he could manage 69 runs in three rain-marred Tests and 56 runs in the two completed T20I matches. 

Babar Azam looks like a lost cow to me: Shoaib Akhtar

ENG vs PAK | Babar Azam looks like a lost cow to me: Shoaib Akhtar

Cricket | Aug 31, 2020, 01:32 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar also criticised the Pakistan team and its players for their insecure and confusing nature.

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Babar Azam to play for Somerset in T20 Blast 2020

Cricket | Aug 29, 2020, 04:00 PM IST

The 25-year-old is currently leading Pakistan in the three-match T20I series, the first of which had ended in a no result due to rain on Friday.

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ENG vs PAK | Babar Azam is a classy player, pleased to get him out: Stuart Broad

Cricket | Aug 15, 2020, 05:47 PM IST

But after toiling long and hard, Broad finally managed to draw that softest of nick off Babar's outside edge with the delivery on the fourth stump which was comfortably taken by Jos Buttler. 

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Babar Azam is a phenomenal player, he should be part of IPL: Nasser Hussain

Cricket | Aug 14, 2020, 07:26 PM IST

Nasser feels that the political tensions have deprived Pakistan players of an IPL experience while naming Babar, the present No.1 ranked T20I batsman. 

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ENG vs PAK | Dean Jones urges Pakistan fans to prioritise victories over Babar Azam's runs

Cricket | Aug 09, 2020, 05:43 PM IST

Babar Azam was among runs in the first innings of the recently-concluded Manchester Test against England and fans and critics alike showered praise on him for his gritty display.

Virat Kohli, Babar Azam play in straight lines like Sachin Tendulkar did: Ian Bishop

Virat Kohli, Babar Azam play in straight lines like Sachin Tendulkar did: Ian Bishop

Cricket | Aug 09, 2020, 01:31 PM IST

Comparison between Kohli and Babar have increased over the past couple of years with the latter finding his rhythm in Test cricket as well. 

ENG vs PAK | Babar Azam needs to fix technical flaws in his game to become a great: Ramiz Raja

ENG vs PAK | Babar Azam needs to fix technical flaws in his game to become a great: Ramiz Raja

Cricket | Aug 06, 2020, 10:32 AM IST

Ramiz noted that Babar was facing the ball with open shoulders which would prevent him from playing his drives.

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