At at time when Babar Azam-led Pakistan would have cherished to center of attention only at the International Cup, a significant controversy has engulfed them. Following two disastrous performances within the recently-concluded Asia Cup 2023 and the next go out from the contest, reviews of unrest within the Pakistan dressing room emerged.
As according to reviews, captain Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi have been taken with a livid altercation. All of it started when Babar Azam was once giving his teammates a work of his thoughts after the loss in opposition to Sri Lanka. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan needed to intrude to split Babar Azam and Afridi to deliver the location beneath keep an eye on.
Fresh reviews have additionally advised that Babar Azam isn’t a well-liked captain amongst his teammates. Maximum of his teammates together with the established names don’t like his captaincy and his angle at the box. There have been additionally claims that former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is pushing for Shaheen Afridi to exchange Babar Azam because the captain.
Danish Kaneria on Babar Azam:
With Babar Azam’s captaincy beneath the scanner, former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has opined that the right-handed batsman isn’t a really perfect captain and will have to get replaced. Chatting with Instances Now, Kaneria opined that he wish to see pacer Shaheen Afridi as the brand new captain of the Pakistan cricket staff.
Backing Afridi, Kaneria mentioned that the pacer has an competitive mentality and highlighted that he has already confirmed his acumen as a captain through main Lahore Qalandars to 2 consecutive finals within the PSL. Previous this yr, Qalandars received their maiden PSL identify beneath Afridi’s captaincy.
“Shaheen Afridi is the perfect candidate to steer Pakistan. He has the aggression. Ladke ki aankhon mein aggression dikhta hai (His eyes reek of aggression). That’s the high quality that you wish to have to your captain. Additionally, take a look at his efficiency for Lahore Qalandars within the PSL,” Kaneria stated.
“Our chairman (Zaka Ashraf) has stated that Pakistan will keep on with Babar Azam as captain until the International Cup. I believe, after the International Cup, Shaheen will have to be instantly made captain,” he added.
Talking additional, Kaneria expressed his frustration over Pakistan’s efficiency within the Asia Cup. Pakistan started smartly ahead of struggling two crushing defeats. India thrashed them through 228 runs ahead of Sri Lanka chased down 252 in 42 overs on a tricky pitch.
“Take a look at what India did. They rested Jasprit Bumrah within the much less essential suits, and likewise chopped and altered their lineup in line with stipulations. Pakistan, then again performed the similar staff all the way through the event, and this led to the wounds to our major bowlers (Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah). They will have to have additionally performed an additional spinner preserving the Sri Lankan stipulations in thoughts,” Kaneria added.
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