The Jamaican Cricketer, Chris Gayle has always been a determinant to the game. He is the faster cricketer to achieve the milestone of aiming 6000 T20 runs. The batting sensation crossed 6000 T20 runs landmark only in 162 twenty-twenty cricket innings.
It could only take a potent batsman with classic drives to break this record but there has not been any yet. Pakistan’s Babar Azam, who is known across the globe as a run-making selfless machine, has been nearby to Gayle’s record.
Crossing a milestone of 6000 T20 runs, Babar has utilized 162 innings and is now the second-fastest cricketer to do so. He surpasses the record during Pak vs SA 1st T20I. Although he smashed 14 runs off 14 balls but yet became a record holder.
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Pakistan’s all formats’ skipper is now ahead of Australia’s Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, and India’s Virat Kohli who could grasp over 6000 T20 runs in 184, 180, and 190 innings sequentially.
Notably, Babar is already the third fastest batter to reach 4000, 5000 T20 runs and was the second-fastest on reaching 1000 run mark in T20s
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— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) April 10, 2021
Pakistan managed a comfortable win over the hosts’ Proteas and spared one ball. On chasing 189 runs off 120 balls, the men in green had the help of Fakhar Zaman coming one down contributing 27 runs off 19 balls, Mohammad Rizwan’s 74 off 50, and Faheem Ashraf’s 30 coming off 14 balls.
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