Babar Azam made a stir, after 10 years, he hit a century in PAK
The second match of the 3 ODI series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is currently being played at the National Stadium in Karachi. In this match, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. In the match, Pakistan batsman Babar Azam scored the 11th century of his ODI career. Due to which Pakistan scored 305 runs.
Nearly 10 years later, the National Stadium in Karachi, hosting an ODI match, witnessed the century of Babar Azam. Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq opened the innings for the Pakistan team after winning the toss and batting first. Both added 73 runs for the first wicket. Imam-ul-Haq was dismissed for 31 as the first wicket. While Fakhar Zaman scored 54 runs.
After this, Babar Azam, who came to bat at number 3, scored 115 runs while scoring his 11th century. Babar Azam faced 105 balls during this period and hit 8 fours and 4 sixes. Apart from Babar Azam, K Harris Sohail contributed 40 runs in 48 balls. After finishing the entire 50 overs, Pakistan scored 305 runs at the loss of 7 wickets.
Sri Lankan bowlers looked to find their rhythm throughout the match. Sri Lanka tried 6 bowlers but 3 bowlers proved to be successful. Vanindu Hasranga got 2 and Lahiru Kumara and Isuru Udana got one wicket each. While 3 Pakistani batsmen were runout.
This was Babar Azam's 11th ODI century. He played 71 ODIs to complete this century. While Virat Kohli completed his 11 ODI centuries in 82 innings.