Pakistan crushed New Zealand by 48 runs in the second T20 in Auckland on Thursday to notch their first victory of the tour over the Black Caps.
Babar Azam clobbered eleven sixes and seven boundaries, scoring at a strike rate of 384.62.
Last year, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur compared Babar Azam to Virat Kohli, saying the 23-year-old reminds him of the India skipper at the same age.
Sylhet Sixers have enlisted the help of Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir to recover their floundering Bangladesh Premier League 2017 season.
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday, taking a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
Azam compiled a well-made 103 from 131 deliveries, while Malik's 81 came off only 61 balls in Pakistan's total of 292-6.
Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium saw the return of international cricket.
Pakistan, sent into bat by World XI skipper Faf du Plessis, notched 197-5 with Babar Azam hitting a rapid 52-ball 86. His career best Twenty20 score had ten boundaries and two sixes.
Babar Azam has often been compared to India skipper Virat Kohli but Pakistan's young batsman said that there was no comparison between him and the Indian run-machine.
Pakistan's victory left Group B wide open, with three teams on a win apiece after South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 96 runs at the Oval last week.
An unbeaten 85 by Azhar Ali and 55 from Babar Azam put Pakistan in a solid position at 169 for two at stumps on a rain-shortened first day of the third and final Test
Pakistan batsman Babar Azam wants to emulate India captain Virat Kohli in all forms of cricket.
While Virat Kohli has taken his game to the next level, Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad continue to struggle. Akmal has now hit out at those who compare his record with that of the Indian captain. According to the Pakistani right-hander, comparisons with Kohli are unfair because the Indian skipper bats at the number three position.
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the 3rd ODI match between Australia and Pakistan at the W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth on Thursday.
Matthew Wade's maiden ODI ton boosted Australia to 268 for nine off their 50 overs after the batting top order had slumped to 78 for five
Azhar Ali, who scored an unbeaten 205 in last week's Melbourne Test, was on 58 with 39-year-old Younis Khan providing support on 64 to trail Australia by 412 runs.
Pakistan's 22-year-old Babar Azam has shown the same traits as a young Virat Kohli, according to coach Mickey Arthur
India scraped past Pakistan by one wicket in their quarterfinal of the Under-19 World Cup. The narrow, one-wicket victory in a low-scoring match at the Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville, took India into the semifinal, but it was almost not to be.