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Records breaking performance by Babar and Rizwan in the second T20I against England

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In the 2nd T20I against England, Pakistan batsmen, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan wreck havoc as they stood firm and charged England bowlers with clean striking. Babar Azam scored a stunning century with the help of 11 fours and 5 sixes. Along with Babar, Mohammad Rizwan scored a brilliant 88* from Mohammad Rizwan in the second T20I against England. Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan broke records as put on an unbeaten 203-run partnership.

Babar Azam: The second Pakistan batter to score 8000 T20 runs

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has reached 8000 runs in T20 cricket, becoming only the second from Pakistan to reach this landmark. Before Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik was the only Pakistan batter to claim this landmark. Babar Azam reached the landmark in his 218th innings, becoming the second fastest after Chris Gayle to score 8000 runs in terms of innings.

Babar Azam: Breaks Inzamam’s record of scoring most centuries as Pakistan captain

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has claimed another record after scoring a century in the second T20I against England. Babar reached his second T20I century and became the first Pakistan batter to do so. The 27-year-old was appointed Pakistan’s captain in late 2019 and since then, he has smacked ten centuries as skipper. Babar Azam has surpassed Inzamam-ul-Haq’s record of most centuries as Pakistan captain. Inzamam had scored nine centuries while Babar scored 10.

Babar: Surpassed Sarfaraz to become the most successful Pakistan captain in T20Is

With 30 wins as captain, the 27-year-old has now surpassed the likes of Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, and Mohammad Hafeez. Sarfaraz held this record as Pakistan had won 29 matches out of 37 under his captaincy.

Babar & Rizwan: Surpassed Dhawan, and Rohit to set a new partnership record in T20Is

Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan set the highest partnership ever in a run-chase in T20Is. They surpassed their own record of 197 that they put on against South Africa back in 2021. The duo currently has 1929 runs from 36 innings at an average of 56.73 with seven century and six half-century stands. The Pakistan pair surpassed the Indian pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, who have scored 1743 runs from 52 innings at an average of 33.51, during their stunning partnership

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