Babar Azam breaks Inzamam-ul-Haq's captaincy record that stood for 17 years

December 19, 2022

Sports Tak staff

Babar Azam became the first Pakistan captain to score 1,000 or more Test runs in a calendar year

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq scored 999 runs from seven Tests in 2005

Babar Azam reached the milestone with a 54-run knock in the ongoing Karachi Test against England

Babar Azam is currently fourth on the list of leading Test run-scorers in 2022

Babar Azam has scored 1,009 runs from 15 innings at an average of 67.26 including 3 centuries and 7 fifties

Joe Root is leading the charts with 1,098 runs followed by Australian opener Usman Khawaja (1,079) and Jonny Bairstow (1,061)

Babar Azam is also the sixth batter to hit 1,000 Test runs in a calendar year

Mohsin Khan (1,982), Inzamam-ul-Haq (2,000), Mohammad Yousuf (2,006), Younis Khan (2006 and 2014) and Azhar Ali (2016)

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