Babar Azam becomes the only batsman ranked among top 5 in all formats

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

18th Aug, 2020. 07:07 pm
Babar Azam captain

Pakistani cricketer Babar Azam becomes the only batsman in the world to be ranked among the top-five in all three formats, ICC reported on Tuesday.

The right-handed batsman became the top-five player after he made 47-run in the second Test match against England. The Test was drawn after heavy rain disturbed the match.

Babar Azam in the top batsman with 879 points in the Twenty20 International format and in the one-day international format Azam ranked at number three.

The new rankings also showed the progress of other Pakistanis players, as Mohammad Abbas becomes the only Pakistani bowler among the top 10 in Test rankings. After his 2/28 in the second Test against England, Abbas’s ranking has moved up on the eight spot.

Among teams, Pakistan currently occupies the seventh spot in the ICC Test rankings, the sixth spot in the 50-over format, and fourth in T20s.

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