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Pakistan v Australia 2022

Watch: Babar Azam nails glorious back-away over-the-top cover drive in Australia T20I

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

Watch: Babar Azam smashed a glorious six over extra cover during the one-off T20I between Pakistan and Australia.

The penultimate ball of the sixth over of the Pakistan innings, bowled by Ben Dwarshuis, was sent for a classy maximum by Babar, who went on to smash his 26th T20I fifty against Australia. Dwarshuis bowled a fuller delivery, which saw Babar back away to the leg-side before thumping an inside-out extra cover drive for a big six.

Babar hit another maximum in his knock of 66 of 46 balls, which helped Pakistan score 162-8 after being sent in to bat by Australia. No other player from the side could score more than 25 runs in the innings.

Watch Babar Azam’s classy shot against Australia here:

 

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