Pakistani skipper Babar Azam will reportedly marry next year with his cousin, claim sources. The speculations have been rife on social media regarding his marriage and according to unnamed sources, Babar Azam will tie the knot with the daughter of his paternal.
The batsman has even shown consent to marry his cousin, claims the sources. The cricketer, however, has not denied or confirmed the speculations. Interestingly, just a day earlier, Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali had advised Babar Azam to marry in a question-and-answer session on Twitter.
Pakistani captain Babar Azam will marry his cousin next year, It has been agreed between the families of Azam and his cousin that the two will be married next year, confirmed sources. Babar Azam has agreed to marry his paternal uncle's daughter pic.twitter.com/n5u51DasUO
— Cric Pic (@cric_pic) June 1, 2021
A fan had asked Azhar Ali to give some advice to Babar Azam and he said that he should get married. However, not many details have been revealed about the prospective bride of Babar Azam on social media.
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Meanwhile, Babar Azam is smoothly ascending in his career with his spectacular performances. A few days ago, Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has termed the Pakistani Skipper Babar Azam a ‘world-class’ player saying the Lahore-born cricketer was consistent in all formats of the game.
“Babar Azam is a world-class player. He was always good in limited-overs cricket and is now also developing in Test cricket. He is consistent in all formats, which is the hardest thing to do in cricket. I am excited to play against him. I am a cricketer lover, so I like watching a good batsman, as long as they don’t play too well against our team,” cricketpakistan.com.pk quoted him as saying.
In April, Babar Azam smashed several records of Indian skipper Virat Kohli who is considered a top batsman in all formats of cricket.
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Pakistan captain Babar Azam became the fastest batsman to reach 2,000 Twenty20 international runs Sunday, achieving the feat in 52 innings, four fewer than Indian superstar Virat Kohli. Azam lifted his T20 total to 2,035 runs by making 52 as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 24 runs to win a T20 series 2-1 at Harare Sports Club.
Kohli has scored 3,159 runs in the 20-over format, but it took him 56 innings to pass the 2,000-run landmark.