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Pakistan skipper Babar Azam stays at the top of the ICC T20 rankings
Babar Azam, captain of the Pakistani team, has broken the record for the longest reign atop the ICC Twenty20 rankings. Having done so for almost 1,050 days. As of Wednesday’s release of the ICC’s latest T20I rankings. The captain had been dethroned as the top batter and replaced by his teammate Mohammad Rizwan. The flashy 27-year-old batter was in first place for 1,082 days.
And he has been No. 1 for 1,155 days overall (as of 7 September). In the current Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates, wicketkeeper/batsman Rizwan has accumulated 815 points, an increase of 19 points (UAE). Thus far, Rizwan has scored the most runs in the tournament, 192, with two fifty-plus scores in three games. The Pakistani opener scored fifty runs against Hong Kong and India and also produced 43 runs in the tournament’s inaugural match against India.