The performance of the Pakistan Twenty20 team has significantly improved over the past few years; a particularly notable example of this is how they did at the ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup International Cricket. They went through the group stage undefeated, maintaining their position as leaders throughout the entire competition.
At the moment, Pakistan has also advanced in the ICC T20 rankings thanks to the leadership of Babar Azam, who is considered to be one of the best T20 batsmen in the world.
Babar Azam (3355 Runs)
Babar Azam, who is also the captain of Pakistan’s side, has the most runs scored for his country in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). Due to the fact that he has scored 3355 runs over the course of 94 innings with a strike rate of 127.80, he now holds the fourth slot in the ICC T20 player rankings.
The greatest stretch of time that any Twenty20 hitter has ever held the top spot in the international T20 rankings is more than three years. This is the longest span of time that any hitter has ever held this position. He participated in a total of 99 different matches.
His first-ever T20 international match for Pakistan took place on September 7, 2016, at Emirates Old Trafford, and it was a match against England. In Twenty20 international competition, he holds the record for having scored the most runs (2500) in the fewest number of innings (62).
He is one of the best batsman in Pakistan Super League as well. Here you can check Babar Azam PSL career profile.
Mohammad Rizwan (2635 Runs)
In the Twenty20 style of the game, wicket keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan is one of the most talented and productive players now in the game. He rules the world of international cricket and is widely regarded as the best batsman in the world, not only for the Pakistani team. He was just given the title of best T20 batsman in the world by the International Cricket Council.
As the best Twenty20 batter in the world right now, Surya Kumar Yadav of India is currently batting second in the order.
Mohammad Rizwan, the captain of the Pakistan Super League team, led Multan Sultans to victory in the seventh season of the PSL in 2022, and he personally won the championship for the team.
Mohammad Rizwan has never been taken out of a game in any of his 80 career appearances or 69 innings of play. He played in international Twenty20 matches and accumulated a total of 2635 runs while averaging 48.79.
His highest score in a Twenty20 International is 104 not out, which he achieved in Lahore against South Africa. Throughout his career in Twenty20 Internationals, he has scored 23 fifties and one century. He is now regarded as the second-best Twenty20 batsman in the world.
Mohammad Hafeez (2514 Runs)
Mohammad Hafeez, an all-rounder who bats right-handed and plays for Pakistan, is currently ranked second in the world for the most runs scored in Twenty20 international matches. Over the course of his Twenty20 career, he has played in 119 T20 International matches, scored 2514 runs at a strike rate of 122.04, and taken 61 wickets, making him one of the most competent and experienced all-rounders. In addition, he has 61 wickets to his name. On August 28, 2006, he made his debut for his country in a Twenty20 international match against England at County Ground.
Shoaib Malik (2423 Runs)
Another extremely talented and experienced right-handed all-rounder, Shoaib Malik finished in third place for Pakistan in terms of the most runs scored by the team in Twenty20 international matches.
Shoaib Malik made his debut for Pakistan in the international Twenty20 competition against England on August 28, 2006 at County Ground. Since making his Twenty20 debut, he has participated in 124 matches for Pakistan, accumulating a total of 2435 runs over the course of 111 innings with a strike rate of 125.64.
Umar Akmal (1690 Runs)
Umar Akmal, a former right-handed batsman who is presently rated fourth, holds the record for the most runs scored by Pakistan in a Twenty20 international match. This record was set by Umar Akmal. In his first Twenty20 match, which took place on August 12, 2009 at R. Premadasa Stadium and was against Sri Lanka, he scored 30 runs.
This event served as the launchpad for his career on a global scale. Since 2009, he has participated in 84 Twenty20 matches, scoring a total of 1690 runs over the course of 79 innings. His strike rate has been 122.73.