Skipper Babar Azam is feeling the of Pakistan after securing the maiden T20I century and winning the third match against South Africa on Wednesday.
The legendary Babar took to Twitter and extend gratitude to all his fans and admirers.
“Words cannot define the gratitude I have for my fans & especially the people of my country. This couldn’t have been possible without your unwavering support & trust. Thank you for making me feel blessed & honoured. Keep supporting. Keep praying. Keep believing,” he wrote.
Words cannot define the gratitude I have for my fans & especially the people of my country. This couldn’t have been possible without your unwavering support & trust. Thank you for making me feel blessed & honoured. Keep supporting. Keep praying. Keep believing. #PakistanZindabad pic.twitter.com/oR4UF6xqmK
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) April 14, 2021
The duo of Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan help Pakistan lead the series 2-1 against the Proteas by 9 wickets in the third Twenty20 International (T20I) match at Supersport Park in Centurion.
Babar Azam scored a maiden century off just 49 balls. It was his first hundred in T20Is and also he became the third Pakistani to score a century in all three formats of the game.
The third Pakistan batsman to score a T20I 💯, @babarazam258!
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) April 14, 2021
For Azam’s extraordinary 122 off 59, Babar Azam has been named Player of the Match.
He smashed 15 fours and four sixes in his knock.
However, fans, social media users and other fellow cricketers have gone crazy after the skipper’s brilliant win.
In the third T20 being played at Centurion, national team captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to field first. The hosts scored 203 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs.
For South Africa, Markram scored 63, Milan 55 and Dawson 34 runs.
For Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz took two wickets while Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hassan Ali and Fahim Ashraf took one wicket each.
Pakistan had won the first T20 while losing the second match.
On the other hand, Babar Azam ousted Indian captain Virat Kohli to become the No.1 ranked ODI batsman in the world.
He scored 865 points in the ICC men’s ODI rankings, while Virat Kohli is at number 2 with 857 points.
Azam had scored a total of 228 runs in the ODI series against South Africa. He is the fourth Pakistani batsman to receive the award.