Pakistan captain Babar Azam made a special world record in the semi-final match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 against Australia. Babar faced 34 balls and scored 39 runs with the help of five fours. With this, he has become the highest run-scorer in a T20 World Cup.
Babar, who was in excellent form, had scored 303 runs in 6 matches in this T20 World Cup, in which four half-centuries have come out of his bat. In this case, he broke the record of Matthew Hayden of Australia. Hayden scored 265 runs in 6 matches with the help of four half-centuries during the 2007 T20 World Cup. He is the first player to cross the 300-run mark in this tournament.
Let us tell you that Hayden is also the batting consultant of the Pakistan team in this T20 World Cup.
Apart from this, Babar also completed his 2500 runs in T20 Internationals. He has reached this figure in the fewest innings. He played 62 innings for this. In this case, he left behind Virat Kohli, who had achieved this position in 68 innings.
Significantly, Australia defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in a thrilling match to enter the final. In reply to Pakistan’s 176 runs, Australia won for the loss of 5 wickets with one over remaining.