Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Monday grew to become the primary Pakistani in six years to attain 1,000 Take a look at runs in a calendar yr and the fourth batter to achieve the milestone in 2022 through the third Take a look at towards England in Karachi.
He’s the sixth Pakistani batter to achieve 1,000 in a yr, crossing the overall when he reached 45 throughout an innings that ended on 54.
Regardless of Babar’s stable type, Pakistan are gazing a first-ever 3-Zero sequence whitewash on residence soil.
Babar can have another recreation during which so as to add to his 1,009 in eight Checks when Pakistan tackle New Zealand subsequent week.
Pakistan is presently on day three of the ultimate Take a look at match happening in Karachi, with them gazing their worst-ever sequence defeat on residence soil.
England’s Joe Root — taking part in for the guests in Karachi — tops the desk for many runs in 2022, having scored 1,098 in 15 Checks.
Australian Usman Khawaja (1,079 in 10 Checks) and England’s Jonny Bairstow (1,061 in 10) are the opposite batters to have achieved the feat in Take a look at cricket this yr.
For Pakistan, Younis Khan achieved the feat twice — scoring 1,179 runs in 2006 and 1,064 in 2014.
Others to attain 1,000 or extra runs in a yr are Mohammad Yousuf (1,788 in 2006), Inzamamul Haq (1,090 in 2000), Azhar Ali (1,198 in 2016) and Mohsin Khan (1,029 in 1982).
Yousuf’s mixture is essentially the most by any batter in a calendar yr.