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Babar Azam equals Virat Kohli’s big record in T20I cricket – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Though Ireland registered their first victory over Pakistan in 17 years by winning the opening Twenty20 International by five wickets in Dublin on Friday, there was a small consolation for the visitors' captain Babar Azam.Babar top-scored for Pakistan with a 43-ball 57 to take his team to 182/6, but Ireland reached the target with a ball to spare.With this knock, Babar equalled India batting stalwart Virat Kohli's record of most fifty-plus scores in men's Twenty20 Internationals.Both Virat and Babar now have 38 fifty-plus scores in T20Is. While Virat has a hundred and 37 fifties to his name, Babar has 3 centuries and 35 half-centuries to his credit.Both Virat and Babar have a top score of 122 in T20Is though the former Indian captain's effort was an unbeaten one.While Virat h...