Babar Azam is one of the most stylish batsmen of the modern era. He has proved his class by performing consistently for Pakistan on various occasions. He has scored centuries against most of the teams and won man of the match awards. Therefore, we will visualize his ODI Centuries Timeline.
Babar Azam ODI Centuries List 2016-2022
|120||131||West Indies||Sharjah||2016||Pakistan Won|
|123||126||West Indies||Sharjah||2016||Pakistan Won|
|117||106||West Indies||Abu Dhabi||2016||Pakistan Won|
|125||132||West Indies||Providence||2017||Pakistan Won|
|101||133||Srilanka||Abu Dhabi||2017||Pakistan Won|
|101||127||New Zealand||Birmingham||2019||Pakistan Won|
|115||105||Sri Lanka||Karachi||2019||Pakistan Won|
|103||104||South Africa||Centurion||2021||Pakistan Won|
|103||107||West Indies||Multan||2022||Pakistan Won|
01. Babar Azam ODI career year by year
- 2015 – (ODI Debut)
- 2016 – (First century scored by Babar in ODI cricket)
- 2017 – (Babar scored the most ODI centuries in a year of his career)
- 2018 – (Babar scored the fastest ODI century against Zimbabwe with a strike rate of 110)
- In April 2021, Babar Azam grabbed the top Position from Virat Kohli and became the number one batsman in the ICC ODI Ranking.
02. ODI Centuries List at Home Venues
Babar has been a very successful ODI batter at the home venue. He performed consistently against every top-playing team with a solid batting average.
- Babar Azam scored 05 centuries at the home venue.
- As of now, his batting average at the home venue is 100.
03. Babar Azam ODI Centuries List at Away Venues
Babar scored the most number of centuries at away venues. His most number of centuries came against England. One was at Birmingham of 158 runs in 2021 while the other was 115 runs at Nottingham in 2019.
- Babar scored 06 ODI centuries at the away venue.
- He scored the most number of centuries in England i.e 03.
04. Babar Azam ODI Centuries List at Neutral Venues
At a neutral venue, Babar has played 31 matches and with the most number in U.A.E., He scored 06 centuries at a neutral venue with a 61 batting average.
05. Babar Azam Centuries List Against Teams
Babar has scored runs against all teams. He scored most of his centuries against the West Indies and Sri Lanka. Here are Babar Azam centuries list against teams in all formats:
- As of now, Babar’s most number of centuries against a single team is six which he scored against Sri Lanka.
- He scored three centuries against Australia and five against West Indies.
- Babar Azam has scored three centuries against England and two against Zimbabwe in Odi’s.
- He scored two hundred against South Africa and New Zealand each and one against Bangladesh.
- He scored a century against all teams except India, and Afghanistan.
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06. Centuries by Host Countries
The United Arab Emirates has been the favourite host country for Babar Azam. U.A.E is like a second home country as Pakistan has not hosted Cricket for a long time.
- He scored most centuries in U.A.E i.e 05.
- Babar has scored 03 centuries on England soil
- He scored one century in Australia, South Africa West Indies and Zimbabwe.
- Srilanka and New Zealand are the only Test-playing nation where Babar has not scored an ODI century.
07. Centuries Scored in Continents
Asia and Europe are the continents where Babar has scored the most number of centuries.
- Babar has scored the most centuries in Asia i.e 10.
- In Europe, he has scored 03 centuries.
- In Africa, Babar has scored 02 centuries
- Babar has scored only 01 century in the Americas and Oceania.
08. Babar Centuries in Trophies
Babar has played only one ODI World Cup and scored one century against NZ.
- In World Cup history, Babar has scored 01 century in 2019 WC.
- Babar never scored a century in Asia Cup and Champions Trophy.
09. Babar Azam centuries at the batting position
Babar’s favourite batting position in ODI is no.03 where he has scored the most runs and centuries.
- He Scored all 17 Centuries by batting at the no.03 position.
- Although, he batted in 2nd,4th and 6th position but never scored any century on these batting orders.
10. Centuries by Match Type
Babar Performed very well in D/N matches. As of now, he played 41 day-night matches and 42 day matches for Pakistan.
- In terms of making centuries in ODIs, Babar is very dominant in day-night matches where he scored 13 centuries.
- Babar scored 04 centuries in day matches.
11. Babar Azam Centuries as Captain in ODI
As a captain, Babar has played 13 matches so far and out of 13, he scored centuries in 06 matches.
- Babar Azam scored six centuries as ODI captain.
- As a player, he scored 11 centuries.
12. Babar Azam Centuries in Winning Cause
76% of Babar’s centuries came in winning cause for Pakistan, and he scored 17% of centuries when Pakistan lost the match. In Tied matches, Babar scored only 07% of the century.
- In won matches, Babar scored 13 centuries.
- In lost matches, Babar scored 03 centuries.
- In tied matches, Babar scored only 01 century.
13. Centuries at Different Venues
Sharjah (U.A.E), Edgbaston (England), and Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dahabi) are those stadiums where Babar has scored the most number of ODI centuries.
- Babar scored 02 centuries at each Sharjah (U.A.E), Edgbaston (England), and Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dahabi).
|Ground||No. of Centuries|
|Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dahabi)||02|
14. Centuries by ODI Series
- Babar scored the most number of centuries 03 against West Indies in U.A.E.
- He holds the record for the most number of hundreds in a series after Rohit Sharma (05) and Kumar Sangakkara (04).
- He also holds a record for scoring hundreds in consecutive innings.
15. Babar Azam Centuries by Year
- On average, Babar is scoring 02 ODI centuries per year.
- 2017 was the luckiest year for Babar as he managed to score 04 centuries that year.
16. Babar Azam Consecutive Centuries in ODI
Babar Azam holds the record for 3 consecutive centuries in One Day Matches.
- In 2016, he Scored 3 consecutive centuries against West Indies.
- In 2022, he scored 2 against Australia and three against West Indies.