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Babar Azam


PCB warns Babar Azam and others for violating its Covid SOP

June 10, 2020 11:24 pm

The PCB's step came after videos of Babar Azam practicing with Pakistan teammates, Imam-ul-Haq, fast bowler Nasim Shah and some local players surfaced on social media.

'Captaincy has made Babar Azam a more responsible batsman': Misbah-ul-Haq

May 31, 2020 9:07 pm

Although Pakistan's head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has backed Babar Azam to succeed in multiple roles, former batting coach Grant Flower expressed concerns about his capability to captain in two formats.

Babar Azam is very close to being in same league as Virat Kohli, Steve Smith: Misbah-ul-Haq

May 25, 2020 11:06 am

Babar Azam, who was named captain of the Pakistan T20 team ahead of the Australia series in October last year, was recently handed the reins of ODI team as well.

It's a serious issue if youngster can't watch their heroes live: Babar Azam on cricket behind closed doors

May 20, 2020 4:14 pm

Babar Azam also said he’s praying he can lead Pakistan into a world tournament for the first time, and not too fussed if it can go ahead without spectators.

'I'm a cricketer, not a gora': Babar Azam hits back at English-speaking criticism

May 20, 2020 9:38 am

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam emphasised that his job was to play cricket and he was not 'a gora' who needs to know the English language completely.

'We are different from each other': Babar Azam plays down comparisons with Kohli

May 19, 2020 12:37 am

Babar Azam, who was one of the world's leading batsmen across formats last year and already the T20 skipper, replaced wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as the ODI captain for the 2020-21 season.

Babar Azam has long way to go, too early to compare him with Kohli: Younis Khan

May 18, 2020 11:55 am

"Virat Kohli is far more experienced than Babar. He has at least five years more experience of top cricket and he is at the peak of his career," said Younis, Pakistan's leading run-getter in Tests.

Babar Azam named Pakistan ODI captain

May 14, 2020 8:28 am

Babr Azam, who had already been named as T20I skipper last year, succeeds Sarfaraz Ahmed as the ODI captain of Pakistan.

Babar Azam ready to go back to basics after shutdown

April 21, 2020 9:33 pm

"It might take some time to regain the rhythm, but the base is there, and inshallah, I will be the same Babar Azam you saw a few weeks ago," said the 25-year-old.

PAK vs BAN 1st Test: Twin centuries by Babar Azam, Shan Masood put Pakistan in command on Day 2

February 08, 2020 10:40 pm

Babar Azam capitalised on an early reprieve to score a career-best 143 not out when bad light forced early stumps with Pakistan 109 ahead with seven wickets remaining.