Singer and actor Ali Zafar took to social media to congratulate the Pakistani skipper for changing into the number one batsman on the planet.
As per a tweet on Thursday by cricket statistician and journalist Mazher Arshad, Azam wanted 70 or extra runs within the ultimate ODI in opposition to South Africa to dethrone Kohli from the highest spot.
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) April 9, 2021
Within the third ODI, the Pakistan captain did what was required to not simply dethrone Kohli but additionally assist his crew hand a formidable complete to South Africa.
Within the match, Babar missed out on a ton as his inning helped Pakistan propel to 320-7 of their allotted 50 overs.
Babar was simply six runs wanting scoring his 14th ODI century and misplaced his wicket on the final ball. He had scored 94 from 62 balls, hammering three sixes and 7 fours.
As quickly as Babar’s innings ended, social media customers began celebrating his feat.
Nonetheless, the ICC, cricket’s international governing physique, is but to launch the brand new rankings of ODI gamers. It’s anticipated that Babar may have a lead of 1 level over Kohli within the newest rankings.