Since final yr, Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been main the facet throughout all codecs. Lately, beneath his management, Pakistan made it to the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021, registering memorable victories over India and New Zealand within the league stage.
There isn’t a doubt that Babar has proved his credentials as a profitable skipper of his nation. Nonetheless, when Pakistan’s frontline speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi was requested to price the ‘finest’ captain between Babar and wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan, the quick bowler picked Rizwan as his selection.
Afridi was quizzed about this whereas addressing a press convention after being not too long ago appointed because the captain of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Lahore Qalandars. Afridi stated he started his home profession with Rizwan, and due to this fact he would rank Rizwan forward of Babar.
“I like [Mohammad] Rizwan’s character. I began enjoying home competitors with him from KPK’s facet, and I’d price him as one of the best. Since Babar has finished a improbable job with the nationwide workforce, I’ll rank him second,” stated Afridi as quoted by Cricket Pakistan.
Although, Afridi heaped praises on Babar for being an amazing captain for Pakistan cricket. The left-armer reckoned Babar has finished a improbable job because the skipper of the nationwide facet, they usually have reached new heights beneath Azam’s inspiring management.
“Babar Azam is my favorite batsman, and he’s the primary batter as effectively. He has finished fantastically effectively as a captain for the nationwide workforce, and we’re reaching new heights beneath him,” added Afridi.
Notably, Afridi has represented Pakistan in 21 Exams, 28 ODIs, and 39 T20Is. He has taken 86 wickets within the longest format whereas 53 within the ODIs. In terms of the shortest format, the left-arm pacer has 45 scalps to his title.