Babar Azam Again Becomes The Captain Of Pakistan Team Before T20 World Cup 2024

Akash Kumar Mishra
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Preparations for the T-20 World Cup 2024 have intensified. It is going to launch in America and West Indies on June 2. Before this, the Pakistan Cricket Board made a big announcement, and Babar Azam was again appointed as the white ball captain. PCB has confirmed Babar Azam’s appointment as captain by posting a post on its official Twitter handle. Let us tell you that after Pakistan’s poor performance in the ICC World Cup 2023, Babar Azam left the captaincy from all formats.

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Captaincy Snatched From Shaheen Afridi

Let us tell you that fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi was captaining the Pakistan cricket team for some time. Recently, under the captaincy of Shaheen, Pakistan had to face a 4-1 defeat against New Zealand. This is why PCB does not want to take any risk before the T20 World Cup, and once again, they expressed confidence in Babar Azam and made him their team captain.

Official Post Of Pakistan Cricket Board

PCB has shared a video on its official Twitter handle (X), in which Babar Azam is seen talking to PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi. While posting this video, it was written that Babar Azam had been appointed the white ball captain. PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi has appointed Babar Azam as the captain of the Pakistan men’s cricket team (ODI and T20) following the unanimous recommendation of the PCB selection committee.

Left The Captaincy Of the Pakistan Cricket Team On November 15

After Pakistan’s poor performance in the ICC ODI World Cup, Babar Azam had announced to step down from captaincy from all formats on November 15. Until now, Babar Azam has scored 3898 runs in 52 Test matches, 5729 runs in 117 ODI matches and 3698 runs in 109 T20 Internationals. He is also included among the best T20 batters in the ICC rankings.

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