Babar Azam Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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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

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

Libra

Born Place

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Nationality

Pakistani flag

Occupation

Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Azam Siddique
  • Siblings – Safeer Azam (Younger Brother)

Manager

Babar is represented by his Talha Aisham.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

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

Straight

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)

Religion

Islam

Babar Azam 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 Facts

  1. He was raised in the Walled City of Lahore.
  2. Cricket comes naturally to him having being 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. During 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 a former cricketer and coach Javed Miandad record of becoming the 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 for 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 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 u say something and don’t try to cross ur limits!!!”

Featured Image By Babar Azam / Instagram

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