Babar Azam is the new sensation in T20 cricket. The pace at which he is scoring runs in the format is next to none. The Pakistani captain is eventually on route to the list of top 5 run-scorers in the format.

However, there is a claim that most of his runs have come against weaker opponents. So we decided to prepare an analytic report on his batting performances against each opponent countries.

Babar Azam T20I Runs vs Each Country

OPPONENTSMATCHESINNINGSRUNSHIGH SCOREAVERAGESTRIKE RATE100s/50s
Afghanistan22515125.50106.250/1
Australia8838368*63.83126.820/5
Bangladesh8819566*27.85105.970/2
England1615592110*49.33140.951/4
Honk Kong11999.00112.500/0
India449268*30.66127.770/1
Namibia11707070.00142.850/1
Netherlands11444.0080.000/0
New Zealand2120755101*44.41130.841/7
Scotland11666666.00140.420/1
South Africa111141612237.81142.461/2
Sri Lanka8811434*16.2889.060/0
West Indies171454097*49.09127.350/5
World XI331798659.66147.930/1
Zimbabwe762328238.66124.060/3
TOTAL109103369812241.55129.123/33

Key Stats

Evidently, Babar Azam has played more than 60% of his games against 5 top T20 teams – England, Australia, West Indies, South Africa, and New Zealand. And his batting average against these teams has been brilliant, considering the T20 standards.

His lone century in the format and the highest T20 score of 122 came against South Africa. Look at the video of the special Babar knock that helped Pakistan successfully chase the Protean nation’s 200+ total. Find the list of teams with most 200+ scores in T20I here.

The Pakistani star batsman has won 6 Man of the Match awards against six different sides.

The only team against whom Babar has looked troubled is Sri Lanka. He has his lowest batting average and strike rate against Pakistan’s Asian counterpart, with a high score of 34.

Babar Azam only lags behind Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the T20I 50s chart and very few others in the 30+ scores chart.

Related: For the fans of cricketing techniques, here is a neat read about the factors influencing Babar Azam’s clinical batting techniques and shots.

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