Babar Azam completes 3000 Test runs
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Pakistan captain Babar Azam Tuesday achieved another milestone as he completed his 3000 Test runs while playing against Sri Lanka in the first game of the series at Galle Tuesday.
The Pakistani skipper completed the 3,000 Test runs in 73 innings, the sixth fastest to reach this milestone for Pakistan. He smashed seven centuries and 21 fifties to achieve the milestone at the average of 47.92.
He is the 19th Pakistani batsman to complete 3000 Test runs.
On Day 2 of the match, Babar Azam surpassed his former Indian counterpart Virat Kohli in reaching 10,000 international runs in 228 innings. Kohli had achieved scored the same runs in 232 innings. Overall, he is the fifth fastest to the landmark and is the fastest among the Asian batters.