Babar Azam became the ICC Men’s ODI Player of the Year for the second time in a row. Babar scored at an average of almost 90 this year.
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Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam has once again dominated. The ICC announced the Best ODI Player Award for the year 2022 on 26 January and it went to Babar Azam’s account.
Babar Azam has been awarded this award for the second consecutive time. Last year also Babar Azam was elected the best ODI player of the ICC.
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Babar Azam also performed well in the ODI format this year. The right-handed batsman scored 679 runs in 9 matches at an average of 84.87.
Babar Azam scored 3 ODI centuries. The great thing is that Babar hit these three centuries in three consecutive matches. Babar had scored a century in two consecutive ODIs against Australia on home soil and then in the first match against the West Indies, he also scored a century with his bat.
Babar Azam’s best ODI innings was selected against Australia in Lahore. This player had scored an inning of 114 runs in that match. On the basis of this innings of Babar Azam, Pakistan had scored a target of 349 runs against Australia. Perhaps this is the reason why Babar got the Best ODI Player of the Year award. (news being updated)