Mohammad Babar Azam (born 15 October 1992) is a Pakistani cricketer. Azam captained the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team at the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Azam is a cousin of the three Akmal brothers in Pakistani cricket: Kamran, Umar and Adnan Akmal. In the 2016 West Indies series, Babar Azam broke the world record for the most runs scored in a three-match ODI series scoring 360 runs against West Indies in the 2016 series breaking the previous best of Quinton de Kock’s 342. He also became the third batsman from Pakistan and eight overall to score three consecutive centuries in 3 matches and the second to score 3 hundreds in a three match ODI series behind Quinton de Kock. He is also the only batsman to score his first three ODI hundreds in successive innings.
He made his One Day International debut for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Lahore on 31 May 2015. He made his Twenty20 International debut for Pakistan against England on 7 September 2016. On 5 October 2016 he became the third batsman for Pakistan to score hundreds in three successive ODI innings. Babar Azam is the cousin of Pakistani Cricket player Kamran Akmal, Adnan Akmal and Umar Akmal. He was also captain of Pakistan A team. Azam made three consecutive centuries against West Indies in 2016 and achieve a mile stone of becoming only third Pakistani who made three successive hundred in ODI,s. He also holds the record of making most runs(360) in 3 match ODI Series.