Babar Azam is among Pakistan’s top t20 captains, and his record of success shows his abilities. He has led Pakistan in two T20 World Cups, and his performance and leadership skills have astonished every Pakistani cricket fan. Pakistan qualified for the World Cup knockout stages multiple times because of his leadership potential.
Although Pakistan could not win the T20 World Cup when Babar was captain, the squad showed unity under his leadership, which has been helpful to Pakistan cricket. One of the finest aspects of Babar’s captaincy in the T20 World Cup was his batting dominance; of course, he also performed well with the bat. His batting performance with the bat helped Pakistan win several important matches. Babar Azam and Muhmmad Rizwan also hold the record for scoring the most partnership runs in T20 world cup.
Babar Azam Overall Captaincy Record in T20 World Cup
Here is the overall list of all matches Babar Azam won and lost in T20 World Cup.
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We can see that Babar led Pakistan in 13 matches, winning 09 and losing 04. His win percentage is 69%, which is the highest in T20 WC history when compared to other captains. Babar’s captaincy role in the T20 World Cup is regarded as being bold, as he led Pakistan to some amazing victories.
Babar Azam Captaincy Stats in T20 World Cup 2021 and 2022
Babar captained Pakistan in the 2021 and 2022 World Cups. His individual captaincy record in each World Cup is as follows:
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Babar Azam’s Win % in T20 WC
So, we can see that Babar Azam’s win % was more (83 %) in T20 World Cup 2021 than (57%) in T20 World Cup 2022. Although having the lowest win percentage in the 2022 World Cup, Pakistan was able to reach the World Cup final in Australia.
Babar Azam Batting Stats in T20 World Cup
Overall, as a Captain, Babar Azam has scored 427 runs in 13 innings with a batting average of 35 at a 114 strike rate. He has 41 fours and 05 sixes to his name. Only 08 % of his t20 world cup runs came from sixes which are one of the lowest scored by any batter in t20 world cup. His highest individual score in world cup is 70 runs which he scored versus Namibia in the 2021 world cup.
Batting Stats in T20 Wc 2021
In 2021 T20 World Cup, Babar Azam scored 303 runs in 6 innings with a batting average of 60 at a strike rate of 126. All of their runs came at the top of the batting order at the number 01 position.
Batting Stats in T20 Wc 2022
In 2022 T20 WC, Babar’s batting performance as a captain was not up to the mark, leading to its fans’ disappointment. In 07 innings, he scored only 124 runs with 17 average and 93 strike rate.
Highest Partnership Records in T20 WC
Babar and Muhammad Rizwan jointly hold the record for the highest partnership in T20 World Cup. Both players scored 636 runs in 13 innings of the T20 World Cup 2021 and 2022. Their batting average is 53, with 03 centuries and 02 fifties.
Fielding Records in T20 WC
Babar Azam has an outstanding fielding record in T20 World Cup. He has taken 07 catches in World Cup so far. He took a maximum of two catches in an innings, and his catches per innings ratio is 0.5.
How Many Times Pakistan Reach Semi-Final and Final Under Babar Captaincy?
Pakistan participated in 02 World Cup knockout matches when Babar Azam was its captain. Pakistan made it to the semifinal of the T20 WC in 2021 but lost the match to Australia; in comparison, in the T20 WC 2022, Pakistan defeated England in the semifinal and proceeded to the final.
Now, we will have a look at the final of the world cup played under Babar captaincy.