Babar Azam

Babar Azam is having a dream run in Take a look at Cricket. After registering his highest rating in Take a look at cricket towards Australia earlier this 12 months he obtained to his 7 Take a look at century towards Sri Lanka on Sunday.

The century got here in at a time when Pakistan was struggling in response to Srilanka’s 222. Pakistan was lowered to 85-7 at one level however Babar put collectively vital partnerships with Hasan Ali and Yasir Shah and introduced Pakistan nearer to Sri Lanka’s first innings rating.

Pakistan misplaced their ninth wicket on 148 and it regarded like Sri Lanka will take a considerable lead however Naseem Shah supported Babar properly and Pakistan got here very near Srilanka’s whole.

Babar Azam PC- twitter
Babar Azam PC- Twitter

Babar Azam Innings Put Pakistan In A Good Place

Ultimately, Pakistan have been bowled out for 218 as Maheesh Theekshana obtained the all-important wicket of Babar Azam.

Babar Azam Fought The Lone Battele PC- Twitter
Babar Azam Fought The Lone Battle PC- Twitter

Within the first innings, Shaheen Shah Afridi had picked 4 wickets and regardless of Dinesh Chandimal’s half-century, Sri Lanka managed solely 222 of their first innings. Their innings too adopted an identical sample as Pakistan too had an opportunity to bowl Sri Lanka bowl out for underneath 200 however Theekshana’s 38 put Sri Lanka above 220.

One factor would fear Pakistan although as in the meanwhile solely Babar Azam appears to be scoring all of the runs whereas the likes of Imam-Ul-Haq and Azhar Ali have struggled. Fawad Alam have been dropped from this Take a look at regardless of being one of many high performers for Pakistan in current instances.

For Srilanka, it was but once more Prabath Jayasurya who was the wrecker in chief as he picked 3 consecutive fifers of his profession after choosing up 12 wickets in his debut match towards Australia.

Babar’s century noticed social media praising his innings.

That is how Twitter reacted: