Babar Azam scores the game-winning hundred in LPL 2023

Babar Azam scores the game-winning hundred in LPL 2023

Pakistan Skipper Babar Azam Played brilliant innings in the Lanka Premier League (LPL). Babar scored a match-winning hundred for the team and Colombo Striker gets a victory.


Babar has Joined West Indies Star batsman Chris Gayle in a selected group of players after making a century for the team against Galle Titans in the 10th game of LPL 2023 at Pallekele International Stadium.

Galle Titans got a target of the 189-run,  Babar came to the field and hit three consecutive sixes against Kasun Rajitha in his very first over.


In the match, Babar Azam scored 104 runs off 59 balls, including four fours and five sixes. His strike rate when batting was 176.27.

The right-handed batsman needed only 34 balls to achieve fifty. He improved his rate of scoring and finished his 23 balls later.

Colombo Strikers gave the ball to the Galle Titans, who scored 188-3 thanks to Tim Seifert’s brilliant half-century. He made 54 runs on just 34 balls and hit four boundaries that included three sixes.

Shevon Daniel came to bat as an opener and scored 49 runs off of 31 balls, including five fours and two sixes. Lasith Croospulle his opening partner, contributed with his 36, while Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 30.

For Colombo Strikers, Naseem Shah, Ramesh Mendis, and Lakshan Sandakan each claimed a wicket.

Babar Azam and Pathum Nissanka put on an opening partnership of 111 runs, with Nissanka scoring a half-century. The latter made a 40-ball 54, scoring five fours and a six. Both of Tabraiz Shamsi’s wickets were taken.

Chris Gayle holds the record for the most hundreds in the shortest format of the game with 22 hundred. Babar, on the other hand, made history as the first Asian player to achieve 10 T20 centuries. In terms of the shortest format of the game, Virat Kohli, a renowned Indian player, ranks second in Asia with 8 hundred.




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