ICC ODI Rankings – Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli: After a beautiful ton within the 1st ODI and 94 within the third ODI, each towards South Africa in Centurion, Pakistan captain Babar Azam ensured he takes over Virat Kohli as World’s No. 1 ODI Batsman within the ICC ODI Rankings. Babar Azam was the second-highest scorer within the collection with 228 runs, solely behind Fakhar Zaman’s 302.
Within the newest ICC ODI Rankings, Kohli continues to be No 1 with 857 Factors and Babar Azam of Pakistan is No 2 with 852 factors however after Wednesday’s 94-run knock will probably be a mere formality earlier than the Pakistan skipper turns into the perfect ODI batsman on this planet.
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ICC ODI Rankings – Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli: How Babar will overtake Virat Kohli?
As Pakistan received the collection decider, Babar Azam will overtake the Indian captain when the rankings get launched subsequent.
- Azam who’s simply 5 factors away from Kohli will outdo the Indian batting nice after his knock the the third ODI
- With India not slated to play any ODI matches any time quickly, Virat Kohli is not going to have the possibility to overhaul the No 1 spot in ICC ODI Rankings. As a substitute, Babar Azam will momentarily grow to be World No 1 batsman within the ODIs.
- As for the report books, Azam surpassed Kohli, Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla to grow to be the quickest batsman to attain 13 ODI centuries. It took him solely 76 innings to get there whereas Amla managed it in 83 innings, Kohli and de Kock in 86.
ICC ODI Rankings – Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam: At the beginning of South Africa vs Pakistan collection, Babar Azam was greater than 30 factors behind Kohli within the ICC ODI rankings.