Pakistan’s Babar Azam named captain of ICC ODI team of 2022
Pakistan’s Babar Azam was named captain of the ICC ODI Team of 2022. batting maestro of pakistan Babar Azam Has been named as the captain of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) ODI Team of the Year for 2022.
The 28-year-old registered eight fifty-plus scores in the nine matches he played in 2022. He scored 679 runs at a whopping average of 84.87.
The ICC praised the Pakistan skipper saying, “Babar Azam once again showed his prowess in the 50-over format, once again demonstrating why he has reigned at the top of the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings since July 2021.”
The ICC in its press release stated that it was a memorable year for Babar as the captain of the Pakistan ODI team as he won all three series. Pakistan were unbeaten in the ODI format, losing just one match (against Australia) out of nine.
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ICC stated that due to his leadership skills, he leads the ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year for 2022.
However, Babar is the only Pakistani player to have made it to the ICC ODI Team of the Year.
The team includes Babar Azam (c) (Pakistan), Travis Head (Australia), Shai Hope (West Indies), Shreyas Iyer (India), Tom Latham (New Zealand), Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe), Mehidy Hasan Miraj (Bangladesh). , Alzarri Joseph (West Indies), Mohammed Siraj (India), Trent Boult (New Zealand) and Adam Zampa (Australia).