Babar Azam became the first batsman to score 500 runs
Babar Azam become the highest scoring batsman in the Blast tournament. 24-year-old Babar Azam won the honor by playing a 63-run innings against Glamorgan County by SummerSet County. He has also scored a century and four half centuries in the tournament so far.
Babar Azam is criticized many times for not aggressively batting. However, he seems to be batting pretty well from the Summer Set. He has scored the runs so far with a strike rate of 152.39 Which is astonishing by a batsman who is not called a special batsman of T20 cricket.
Babar has so far scored 4026 runs in 118 T20 matches at an average of 42.48. Including 2 centuries and 31 half centuries, he has scored runs at a strike rate of 124.22. His teammate Tom Benton is second on the list, scoring 440 runs in 11 matches with a century and 3 half centuries. In the third, Middlesex’s David Malan scored 424 runs.