babar azam’s white ball captaincy under scrutiny, possible resignation looms
As the cricketing world awaits a crucial meeting between Babar Azam and PCB’s management committee head, Zaka Ashraf, speculations are rife about the prolific batter’s future as the captain of Pakistan’s white-ball teams. rumors are that star player may be asked to step down from his captaincy role in ODIs and T20s. Shaheen Shah Afridi who is also very talented may replace him in the T20.
The looming decision, set to be finalized after the pivotal meeting, has sparked discussions about the leadership vacuum in Pakistan’s cricketing landscape. Shah Masood is reportedly a strong contender to take charge of the test side during the upcoming Australia tour.
The controversy surrounding Babar Azam’s captaincy has been brewing since the Asia Cup 2023, with critics pointing to his perceived laidback approach, questionable bowling selections, and suboptimal field settings.
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Former cricketers, experts, and fans have been vocal in their critique, urging Babar Azam to consider stepping down and redirecting his focus towards enhancing his individual performance on the field. The upcoming meetings hold the key to determining not only the fate of Babar Azam’s captaincy but also the direction of Pakistan’s white-ball and test leadership dynamics.
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as the cricketing world eagerly awaits the outcome of these crucial discussions, set to shape the future trajectory of Pakistan’s cricketing leadership.