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ICC names Babar Azam captain of ODI team of the year

ICC names Babar Azam captain of ODI team of the year:

ICC names Babar Azam captain of ODI team of the year

Babar Azam, captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team, was elected captain of the ICC One-Day International (ODI) Team of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday.

Babar Azam guided Pakistan to a 3-0 triumph against the Netherlands in 2022, as well as three ODI series victories at home against Australia and the West Indies.

The Pakistani run machine scored a century in each of the three series, amassing 679 runs at an average of 84.87.

His achievements in 2021 garnered him the ICC ODI Player of the Year award, which he is expected to win again in the coming days.

Two Australians, Travis Head and Adam Zampa, two West Indians, Shai Hope and Alzarri Joseph, two Indians, Shreyas Iyer, and Mohammed Siraj, two New Zealanders, Tom Latham, and Trent Boult, and one player each from Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, Mehidy Hasan Mirza and Sikandar Raza, were also in the team.


Babar Azam Becomes First Pakistani To Score Most International Runs In A Year.

Babar Azam, the captain of the Pakistani team, added a new achievement to his résumé when he became the country’s first player to record the most international runs in a single calendar year.

The previous record was broken when the flamboyant batsman scored the 13th run of his inning against New Zealand in the first Test match played at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi.

Pavan Manzoor
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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.

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