Babar Azam Frustrated In BPL Match, Babar Azam once again found himself in the spotlight, this time during a match in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Babar’s frustration was evident as he played for the Rangpur Riders against Durdanto Dhaka at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. He expressed his dissatisfaction with Dhaka’s wicketkeeper, Irfan Sukkur, while Dhaka batter Mohammad Naim Sheikh tried to calm Irfan down. Despite the incident, Babar delivered an outstanding performance, leading the Riders to a 79-run victory. Opening the batting, the 29-year-old quickly reached his half-century in just 41 balls. He went on to score 62 runs off 46 balls, including 5 fours and a six, before being dismissed by Danushka Gunathilaka. Throughout the ongoing BPL 2024 season, Babar has consistently showcased his batting prowess, accumulating an impressive 120 runs in three matches with an average of 60 and a strike rate of 116.50. Notably, he has achieved two half-centuries to his credit. In the initial encounter against the Sylhet Strikers, Babar played a crucial unbeaten knock of 56 runs, rescuing his team from a precarious position of 39 for 6. Another 205 runs would see him join the exclusive club of players who have achieved the remarkable feat of 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. As for the Riders’ performance in the tournament, they currently hold the fourth position in the standings, having accumulated 4 points. Their commendable net run rate of +0.734, combined with victories in two out of four matches, has contributed to their favorable position in the table.