BABAR AZAM - SPORTSMAN
A right-hand, top-order batsman known for his discipline and levelheaded attitude, Babar Azam laid claim to a long-term spot in Pakistan’s batting line-up with a strong performance in 2016, making three consecutive ODI hundreds against West Indies in the UAE, and a 90 in his third Test, in Hamilton were a precursor to one glorious career that stares at us. He was 22 years old at the time. This year, the captain of team Karachi Kings, helped his team lift the title as winners of PSL 5. He was declared the Man of the Match for his stellar half ton, became the only player to win the award in two consecutive playoff matches in a single edition of PSL. Life indeed has been on fast tracks for Babar Azam.