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Pakistan Captain Babar Azam beats Virat Kohli, Ricky Pointing to THIS massive Test Record

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam owns records on his final day of the 2nd test in Karachi on Wednesday. He made a massive test record as they were playing against Australia.

Chasing a gigantic target of 506, he led a brilliant inning of 196 of 425 balls. Azam’s match-saving knock made its way into the history books of cricket as he becomes the HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORER as a captain in the 4th innings of the test match. He surpassed Indian captain Virat Kohli, Ricky Pointing and Don Bradman.

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At the same time, he also became the fourth batter in the fourth innings of a Test to face over 400 balls after Michael Atherton (492), H Sutcliffe (462) and Sunil Gavaskar (443).

Highest Scores By Captain in 4th Innings Test Cricket

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Babar Azam- 196
Michael Atherton- 185*
Bevan Congdon- 176
Don Bradman- 173
Ricky Ponting- 156

‘The plan was to bat session-by-session and build partnerships. It was a team effort, as others (Shafique and Rizwan) had useful contributions too. We took the onus and the main focus was to build partnerships right throughout the day. Rizwan was outstanding as he saved the Test for us eventually. We wanted to continue to bat in the same way (after the tea break) and we tried to be positive and play our shots. The team needed this knock, so I tried to bat for as long as I could’, said after winning the Man of the Match award.

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