How did Babar Azam surpass Virat Kohli? What an interesting event in the series while setting the world record
Babar Azam has ended the ODI series against South Africa in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League as the number one batsman in the world of cricket.
Babar Azam, who scored 228 runs in three ODIs against South Africa, scored a total of 28 rating points during the series.
Before the start of the series, there was a gap of 20 rating points between India’s Virat Kohli and Pakistan’s Babar Azam in the International Cricket Council rankings.
Babar Azam topped the ICC ODI Players’ Rankings after scoring an excellent 103 in the first ODI against the hosts, but lost five points after being dismissed for 31 in the second match of the series. Reached the second position again.
However, in the third and decisive match of the series, Babar Azam once again showed excellent batting and was declared the man of the match by scoring 94 runs. Thanks to this innings against the host team, they have once again reached the first position in the ODI International Players Rankings.
Before Babar Azam, India captain Virat Kohli was the number one batsman in the world. He has been at the same rank since October 2017.