Actor Fahad Mustafa used to be all praises for Pakistan cricket crew skipper Babar Azam after the batter used to be ranked a few of the best 3 batters in Test cricket.
Azam moved up within the Test ratings because the International Cricket Council (ICC) issued contemporary ratings Wednesday, hanging him at the 3rd spot.
While Azam already holds best billing in each white-ball codecs, he’s but to achieve the summit on the Test stage and nonetheless trails England’s Joe Root.
Root stays transparent on the best of the Test checklist, however Babar rose one spot to 3rd total and to a career-high score of 874 issues at the again of his super century within the opening Test of Pakistan’s ongoing collection in opposition to Sri Lanka in Galle.
In reaction, Mustafa mentioned: “Kya baat hai (amazing)”.
Babar scored nearly 55% of Pakistan’s first-innings runs all through that Test, with the right-hander contributing 119 runs to a crew rating of 218 that in the long run helped the aspect be in contact with Sri Lanka’s first innings overall of 222.
The in-form captain wasn’t the one Pakistan participant to make an attention-grabbing transfer on the most recent ratings, with famous person pacer Shaheen Afridi additionally leaping up a place at the checklist for Test bowlers.
Afridi picked up 4 wickets all through the primary innings of that Test in opposition to Sri Lanka and that catapulted him in entrance of India fast Jasprit Bumrah and into 3rd at the bowler ratings