Babar Azam became the world’s top-ranked T20 batsman In the rankings announced last week. England’s David Milan (831 points) is 11 points ahead of Babar (820 points). Since the last announcement, Babar has scored half-centuries against Afghanistan (51) and Namibia (70). In the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, David Milan scored eight runs against Australia and six runs against Sri Lanka.
Contradictory performances over the past week have turned Babar’s 11-point deficit into a 36-point lead over Milan. Thus, Babar is now the only batsman to sit within the 800-point mark at 834 points.” Malan fell to 798 points.
Talking to the PTV sports channel, Babar Azam said that these are very proud moments for me, thank God I am at number one, there is focus and hard work behind it, I try to improve it daily.
He said that every day is new, in it you learn and apply new things, Alhamdulillah, I have come to number one, if you get a stage, you have to show consistency and responsibility comes more.
The national captain said that he would try to improve further and continue his performance in the same way. “As a captain, you are proud to have your players perform, be the man of the match, play the match and take responsibility. We are at the top of the rankings. I am very proud as a captain when Players perform like this, they are shining the name of the country.
The national captain said that consistency is coming, we will try to continue it because the more consistency we have in international cricket, the better we will perform. “The players are responding well. The more you back the players and feed them regularly, the more experience it will have,” he said. He further said that “as a captain, I am very confident to maintain my ranking in top 10.