Babar Azam is the present captain of Pakistan’s men’s national team in all three formats of international cricket. He has often been deemed the best batter in Pakistan and modern-day cricket worldwide. Babar Azam is Pakistan’s undisputed batting legend and the highest-ranked player in Pakistani cricket history. Babar Azam has scored 26 centuries in international cricket, and many records are expected to be broken by him due to his 100-scoring streak.
Babar’s ability to hit the ball with elegance has been a huge plus, and he also won plaudits from opposing players. Babar Azam, the batter, is a formidable player. Many believe Babar will smash many records in cricket and end his career with more centuries than any other Pakistani player.
Babar Azam Centuries – Tests
Babar Azam Centuries is the most extended format of the game. Babar Azam has scored 3122 runs across 42 Test matches. His average run rate was 47.30. There were seven Test hundreds, 23 half-centuries, and 23 Test hundreds. As Pakistan pulled out of the Karachi Test, he played a grueling knock of 196 against Australia.
From his seven Test centuries, Pakistan’s batter has won three against Sri Lanka and two against Australia. He also scored one each against Bangladesh, New Zealand, and Australia.
|1||127*||New Zealand||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||November 24, 2018,||Won|
|2||104||Australia||The Gabba in Brisbane||November 21, 2019,||Lost|
|3||102*||Sri Lanka||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi||December 11, 2019||Drawn|
|4||100*||Sri Lanka||National Stadium, Karachi||December 19, 2019||Won|
|5||143||Bangladesh||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi||February 7, 2020||Won|
|6||196||Australia||National Stadium, Karachi||March 12, 2021||Drawn|
|7||119||Sri Lanka||Galle International Stadium, Galle||July 16, 2022||Won|
Babar Azam centuries-ODI
Babar Azam’s Century runs in ODIs are 17. Babar Azam scored 4664 runs in 92 One-Day Internationals, with an average score of 59.79. Babar is the No.1 ODI bat in the ICC rankings as of October 2022.
Babar Azam surpassed Hashim Amla’s record of 15 ODI hundreds and became the fastest batter to hit 15 runs in 83 innings. Babar also holds the record for the fastest 4000 ODI run, surpassing Hashim Amla’s feat of 82 innings.
After Pakistan’s skipper scored 17 ODI centuries against West Indies, Babar became the first ODI batsman to reach three consecutive tons in two matches. Babar’s 103 against West Indies came after his 114 and 105* against Australia earlier in the year. Babar’s first three hundred were scored on the trot against the West Indies in 2016.
|1||120||West Indies||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||September 30, 2016||Won|
|2||123||West Indies||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||October 2, 2016||Won|
|3||117||West Indies||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||October 5, 2016||Won|
|4||100||Australia||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||January 26, 2017,||Lost|
|5||125*||West Indies||Guyana’s Providence Stadium||April 9, 2017,||Won|
|6||103||Sri Lanka||Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai||October 13, 2017,||Won|
|7||101||Sri Lanka||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||October 16, 2017,||Won|
|8||106*||Zimbabwe||Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo||July 22, 2018||Won|
|9||115||England||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||May 17, 2019||Lost|
|10||101*||New Zealand||Birmingham, Edgbaston||June 26, 2019||Won|
|11||115||Sri Lanka||National Stadium, Karachi||September 30, 2019,||Won|
|12||125||Zimbabwe||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi||November 3, 2020||Tied|
|13||103||South Africa||SuperSport Park, Centurion||April 2, 2021||Won|
|14||158||England||Birmingham, Edgbaston||July 13, 2021||Lost|
|15||114||Australia||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||March 31, 2022||Won|
|16||105*||Australia||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore||April 2, 2022||Won|
|17||103||West Indies||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan||June 8, 2022||Won|
Babar Azam’s centuries- T20I
Babar Centuries is number 2 in the shorter format. Babar has scored 3160 runs in 85 T20I matches at a strike rate of 129.88. He is also the fourth-highest overall run-scorer in T20Is, behind Virat Kohli (3712) or Rohit Sharma (3737). Babar is Pakistan’s only player to have scored more than one century in T20Is. His centuries came under immense pressure to chase 200+ totals in the second innings.
|1||122||South Africa||SuperSport Park, Centurion||April 14, 2021||Won|
|2||110*||England||National Stadium, Karachi||September 22, 2022||Won|
Opponents – Babar Azam Centuries
Babar Azam has achieved centuries in international cricket against seven countries, including Australia, England, Zimbabwe, West Indies. Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. He has yet to score a century in international cricket against India, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Ireland, and the Philippines. Here is the Babar Azam Centuries, ranked by an opponent in international cricket.
|Opponent||Matches||Inns||It’s not over||Runs||HS||Ave||100||50||Ct|
Babar Azam Centuries for Year
From the perspective of cricket enthusiasts, Babar Azam’s Centuries graph per year looks very intriguing. In 2015, the Pakistani batsman failed to score a single ton. In 2016, he scored his first ton and had not looked back. Babar Azam became the backbone of Pakistan Cricket’s batting team and star batsman. In 2019, he managed six centuries, and 2022 is his current year. Let’s hope he can surpass his six-centuries record in a year. Here’s the Babar Azam Centuries list by year.