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Babar Azam Breaks Aaron Finch’s Record, Becomes Top-Scoring T20I Captain

In the world of cricket, records are made to be broken. And when it comes to T20I cricket, Pakistan’s Babar Azam is rewriting the record books. In the recent T20I series against New Zealand, Babar Azam not only led his team with aplomb but also etched his name in the annals of cricket history.

During the third T20I match against New Zealand, Babar Azam scored 37 runs from 29 balls. This performance took his total runs as a T20I captain to 2246, surpassing the previous record held by Australia’s Aaron Finch. Finch had scored 2236 runs in 76 matches as captain. Babar achieved this feat in just 67 matches, showcasing his consistency and prowess as a batsman and a leader.

Babar’s record-breaking performance was not just a personal achievement, but a moment of national pride. As the captain of the Pakistan cricket team, Babar has always prioritized the team’s success over personal milestones. His leadership has been instrumental in shaping the current Pakistani T20I team, and his record-breaking performance is a testament to his dedication and hard work.

However, the journey to this milestone was not easy. Babar had to face numerous challenges, both on and off the field. There were rumors of a rift between him and Shaheen Afridi after Babar replaced Shaheen as the T20 captain. But Babar, with his calm demeanor and focused approach, put all speculations to rest. He emphasized that their only target is to win for Pakistan.

Babar’s record-breaking performance came at a crucial time. The T20I series against New Zealand was his first series after returning to captaincy. His leadership and performance under pressure reaffirmed his status as one of the best T20I captains in the world.

As Babar continues to break records and set new ones, he is not just making history, but also inspiring a new generation of cricketers. His journey is a testament to what can be achieved with dedication, hard work, and a never-give-up attitude.

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