Shoaib Akhtar takes dig at Pakistan skipper Babar Azam

A few weeks ago, Shoaib Akhtar, a former Pakistani pacer, made headlines for remarks he made regarding Babar Azam, the country’s current captain. Since Babar cannot speak fluent English, according to Akhtar, he is not a household name in cricket. Also, he made a comparison between Babar and Virat Kohli, noting how well-versed the Indian batter is in English.

Shoaib Akhtar dig at Babar Azam

The supporters, however, weren’t pleased with the former pacer’s remark since they thought Babar’s performance was more significant than his language. As he hailed the rookie batter Azam Khan for his outstanding performance in the present Pakistan Super League, Akhtar once again indirectly made fun of Pakistan’s captain.

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According to Shoaib Akhtar, “He (Azam) seemed like captaincy material with the way he talked.” Azam has consistently performed well for Islamabad United throughout this year’s competition. Azam hit an undefeated 72 off only 41 deliveries in a recent encounter between Islamabad and Karachi Kings, helping his side reach the goal of 202 runs with four balls remaining.

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Babar Azam performance in winning the match as well as his manner of speaking at the post-match presentation pleased Akhtar. He said that based on the way Babar Azam talked, the man seemed to be a potential captain. “I discovered Azam Khan to be a responsible individual who can construct innings rather than simply slog. He also spoke intelligently throughout the interview, and it was comforting to hear him do so while he discussed his performance.

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20 years ago, while I started playing, I didn’t give a damn about my speech. Yet in today’s world, working in the media is a need. I can only point out that there is an issue and tell you to go fix it. It’s in your best interest. In a conversation with Akhtar on Suno News, Akhtar stated about Babar Azam, “He (Azam) seemed like captaincy material with the way he talked.

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“The whole field and its spectators are mine,” said Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Shahid Afridi, and Abdul Razzaq when they were on the field. The atmosphere in this location is within my control. Babar Azam was in charge of it. That is how one becomes famous. No, winning ICC Player of the Year accolades is not the only goal. The actions Babar Azam took He claimed the support of the audience. He said, “He was like, ‘I’m here to run the show.

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