Babar Azam gets a place in ICC's Test XI of the Year 2022.

LAHORE -- Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has been included in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test team of the Year 2022 for his sterling performances in the calendar year. This is the first time that the Pakistani batting maestro has made it to the ICC Test XI of the Year, said a statement of the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday. He is the only Pakistani player to make it to the XI this year. The Pakistan skipper scored 1184 runs at an average of 69.94 in the nine matches he played in the year. Babar also scored four centuries, one each against the four opponents he faced, in 2022. Babar scored a total of 390 runs in the long-awaited home series against Australia. The run machine did not stop against England too and amassed 348 runs when England visited later in the year. Babar's gritty 196 against the Aussies in Karachi in March was, and still is, his highest individual score in Tests. The Pakistan skipper was also the only Pakistani player to make it to the ICC's ODI Team of the Year for 2022 and was named...

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