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Babar fastest to reach 9K runs in T20 cricket

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LAHORE: Pakistan all-formats captain Babar Azam continues to shine in the world of cricket as he has become the fastest batter to score 9,000 runs in T20 during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight eliminator against Islamabad United on late Thursday (17th of March, 2023) here.

The star batsman achieved the milestone in 245 innings, surpassing West Indies’ Chris Gayle, who completed 9,000 runs in 249 innings.

Azam scored 64 runs on 39 balls with the help of 10 fours.

India’s Virat Kohli is third on the list as he took 271 innings to score 9,000 while Australia’s David Warner achieved the milestone in 273 innings.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.