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Golden chance for Babar Azam to overtake Virat Kohli’s run tally in T20Is with Pakistan playing 12 T20Is before WC

Golden chance for Babar Azam to overtake Virat Kohli’s run tally in T20Is with Pakistan playing 12 T20Is before WC

Babar is currently 339 runs behind Kohli in the leaderboard with the Pakistani batter having 3698 runs in 103 innings so far.

Babar Azam has not had an easy ride in his career. Plagued by controversies about captaincy, being removed from the helm only to make a comeback, and then being called back, he has constantly been in the news. In the meanwhile, what he hasn’t stopped doing in scoring runs. Babar has been tiptoeing his way in T20Is in terms of runs scored. The present Pakistan captain is now at the 4th spot in terms of most runs scored by international players in T20Is, with 3698 runs in 103 innings.

Babar just 339 runs behind Kohli

Babar Azam has got a fantastic chance to overtake Virat Kohli who is at the helm of batters to score most runs in T20Is. Virat Kohli has 4037 runs in T20Is. Babar is 339 runs behind Virat Kohli at the moment and has got a fantastic chance in the coming months to overtake Kohli with Pakistan playing a host of T20I matches in the coming months before the T20 World Cup 2024.

Most runs in T20I cricket

Virat Kohli: 4037 (109 innings)
Rohit Sharma: 3974 (143)
Babar Azam: 3698 (103)
Martin Guptill: 3531 (118)
Paul Stirling: 3491 (136)

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Pakistan’s upcoming T20 Matches

Pakistan have got a busy schedule ahead of the T20 World Cup 2024. It provides Babar Azam ample time to overtake Kohli and become the highest run-scoring batter in T20I cricket. Pakistan host New Zealand for 5 T20Is starting on April 18th. New Zealand are plagued with injuries and absences due to IPL. They have named a 2nd string side for the T20I series, providing Babar with a very good chance to get some runs under his belt.

Pakistan will then travel to Ireland to play 3-match T20I series. Then they play 4 T20I matches against England. These 12 matches before the T20 World Cup is a golden chance for Babar to overtake Kohli while the latter is busy playing in IPL.

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