In the second match of the three-match ODI series being played against Australia, Pakistan showed a bang. Captain Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq scored centuries as the team chased down a mammoth target of 348 runs from Australia to achieve the biggest win for Pakistan. With this win, the team achieved a 1-1 draw in the series, as well as the captain also took the world record for the fastest 15 ODI centuries.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam had completed the fastest 4000 runs in ODIs for his country in the last match itself. He became the second batsman after South African legend Hashim Amla to reach this milestone in international cricket.
In the second ODI against Australia on Thursday, he scored a scintillating century and played an important role in leading the team to victory. Babar shared a brilliant 111-run partnership with Imam-ul-Haq for the second wicket. Babar contributed 52 runs in this partnership while Imam contributed 57 runs.
Babar scored the fastest 15 ODI centuries:
In the case of reaching the fastest 15 centuries in ODI cricket, Babar left behind all the legends. Former South African legend Hashim Amla achieved this position after playing 86 ODI innings, while Babar scored his 15th ODI century in three innings. Former India captain Virat Kohli has now reached number three in this matter. Kohli scored his 15th ODI century after playing 106 ODI innings.