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Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam: Stats Comparison

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Babar Azam holds the record for the fastest 1000 runs in ODI cricket as a captain. In doing so, he has left behind Indian captain Virat Kohli. Kohli had scored 1,000 runs in 17 innings as a captain. At the same time, the Pakistan captain has crossed this figure in only 13 innings. Azam also scored a century in the ODI against West Indies played in Multan.

He played a blistering inning of 103 runs in 107 balls. With this, he has become the only player to hit a hat-trick of centuries twice. Earlier, he had scored 2 centuries against Australia in April. At the same time, Azam scored the first hat-trick of centuries in 2016. Then he scored 3 consecutive centuries against West Indies itself.

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Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam: comparison

Azam is ahead of Kohli in the matter of half-centuries. He has 26 while Kohli has scored only 23 half-centuries. In terms of strike rate, the former Indian captain has left behind Babar Azam. He has played at a strike rate of 136.47

Azam did not play even half the match compared to Kohli

Babar Azam has also broken the record of the former Indian captain to score the fastest 2,000 runs in T20. Due to this, he has been compared to Virat Kohli time and again. However, it is a bit early to compare the two players at this point in time. Azam has not played even half the match compared to Kohli. Kohli has played 458 international matches in his career. At the same time, Azam has played only 201 matches so far.

Virat Kohli is ahead in strike rate

Azam’s record in T20 looks better than Virat Kohli’s. Azam has scored 2,686 runs in 74 matches played so far. At the same time, the former Indian captain was able to score only 2,563 runs in so many matches. Azam has a century to his name, while Kohli could not hit a single century in 74 innings.