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Babar Azam Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Babar Azam Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth October 15, 1994
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Babar Azam is a Pakistani cricketer who is best known for his discipline and level-headed attitude. Besides that, his impressive performance also landed him #3rd place in the ODI ranking and at #1 in the T20I batsmen ranking. To add to his achievements, he as of 2019, was also the captain of Pakistan’s T20 International team and the vice-captain of its One Day Internationals team. With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 600k followers on Instagram and more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Mohammad Babar Azam

Nick Name


Babar Azam as seen in a selfie taken in September 2018
Babar Azam as seen in a selfie taken in September 2018 (Babar Azam / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan


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Babar Azam joined Harvard Business School‘s executive education program in 2023.




  • Father – Azam Siddique
  • Siblings – Safeer Azam (Younger Brother), Faisal Azam (Brother) (YouTuber)


Babar is represented by his Talha Aisham.




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Babar Azam as seen in a selfie with his brother Safeer Azam in September 2017
Babar Azam as seen in a selfie with his brother Safeer Azam in September 2017 (Safeer Azam / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Pakistani)

He is of Punjabi Muslim descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Cleft chin
  • Unibrow
  • He has a beauty spot on his forehead.
  • Brushes his hair backward
Babar Azam as seen in a picture taken in June 2019
Babar Azam as seen in a picture taken in June 2019 (Babar Azam / Instagram)



Babar Azam’s Favorite Things

  • Century Made By Him – His first maiden century that he scored against West Indies on September 30, 2016, at Sharjah.

SourceCricket Country

Babar Azam as seen in a picture taken while he celebrated his 11th ODI 100 and the fastest 1000 ODI runs achievement in a calendar year during match with Sri Lanka in September 2019
Babar Azam as seen in a picture taken while he celebrated his 11th ODI 100 and the fastest 1000 ODI runs achievement in a calendar year during a match with Sri Lanka in September 2019 (Babar Azam / Instagram)

Babar Azam’s Facts

  1. He was raised in the Walled City of Lahore.
  2. Cricket comes naturally to him having been brought up around 3 international Pakistani cricketers Kamran, Adnan, and Umar Akmal.
  3. His first ODI match that he played on May 31, 2015, was against Zimbabwe.
  4. In September 2016, Babar made his Twenty20 International debut against England.
  5. In late September 2016, Babar earned his first-ever ODI series man of the match title after scoring a whopping 120 runs off 131 balls against the West Indies.
  6. He as of 2017, became the first batsman in the world to score the most runs, 1306 to be precise in the first 25 ODIs innings.
  7. In May 2018, Babar succumbed to a broken forearm and fractured wrist after being hit by a bouncer from English cricketer Ben Stokes. He was advised to rest for 4 to 6 weeks.
  8. He surpassed former cricketer and coach Javed Miandad’s record of becoming the fastest Pakistani player to reach 1,000 ODI runs in terms of innings in a calendar year.
  9. During the 2018 “Pakistan Super League” player draft, it was estimated that he had earned anywhere from $70, 000 to $85, 000.
  10. During the “2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy” Babar was chosen as the captain of the “Central Punjab” cricket team in September 2019.
  11. Along with his many achievements, he has also won PCB’s “ODI Player of the Year: 2017,” ICC World ODI XI: 2017, and PCB’s “T20I Player of the Year: 2018.”
  12. He holds the record for being the fastest batsman in the world to reach the 7th ODI hundred, which, he achieved in 33 Innings.
  13. Babar is the only batsman in the history of ODI to score 5 consecutive centuries in one country.
  14. He was chosen to lead the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team for the “2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.”
  15. Babar considers Indian cricketer Virat Kohli to be his idol.
  16. In the past, Babar slammed a Pakistani anchor Zainab Abbas for a line that he found very cheeky. He tweeted, “Think before you say something, and don’t try to cross your limits!!!”
  17. In July 2022, Babar became the fastest Asian batter to reach 10,000 international runs (in all forms of cricket) by breaking Virat Kohli’s record. Babar reached the milestone in 228 innings whereas Kohli had done so in 232 innings. Overall, Vivian Richards is the fastest in the world to reach 10,000 runs in international cricket which he did in 206 innings.
  18. In December 2022, Babar was nominated for ICC men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2022. This award was won by Babar in 2021.
  19. In January 2023, Babar Azam’s personal videos, pictures, audio files, and even WhatsApp chats were leaked online on Instagram. He was reported to be ‘sexting’ with the girlfriend of another Pakistani cricketer and wanted her to continue doing so so that her boyfriend could remain in the Pakistani team. Some reports claimed that he was honey-trapped while others claimed that he was having affairs with 5-6 other girls. Journalist Farid Khan clearly said that it was a campaign against Babar.
  20. In March 2023, he revealed that he preferred Australia’s BBL (Big Bash League) over India’s IPL (Indian Premier League). Until that time, he had never played a match in any of the leagues.
  21. In March 2023, he became the fastest cricketer to complete 9,000 runs in T20 cricket and broke Chris Gayle‘s world record. Gayle took 249 innings while Azam scored in 245 innings only.
  22. Babar Azam earned 1.25 million PKR per month during the 2022-23 Pakistan Cricket Board’s red and white-ball contracts. This was far less than many Indian players. Virat Kohli was earning 16 times more than this annually in the BCCI’s contract.
  23. In 2023, he and Mohammad Rizwan became the first cricketer duo to join Harvard Business School’s executive education program.
  24. In August 2023, Babar recorded the slowest fifty in LPL’s (Lanka Premier League) history. He took 48 balls to reach 50 while playing for the Colombo Strikers.
  25. In August 2023, he became the fastest cricketer to reach 19 ‘hundreds’ in ODI cricket. He took 102 innings for that. Before him, South Africa’s Hashim Amla was the fastest cricketer as he had taken 104 innings.
  26. In August 2023, Azam got an Audi e-tron worth PKR 8 crore as a gift from his family.
  27. On September 27, 2023, he broke 2 traffic rules (driving without a license and lane violation) in Lahore’s Gulberg and was fined ₹2000.
  28. In late 2023, he bought an INR 7-lakh Sabyasachi designer sherwani in India for his own wedding.
  29. In November 2023, he left the captaincy of the Pakistan cricket team across all formats after Pakistan failed to qualify for the semi-finals in the 2023 World Cup held in India.

Featured Image By Babar Azam / Instagram

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