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Shoaib Malik Criticizes Babar Azam’s Captaincy After US Defeat
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Shoaib Malik Criticizes Babar Azam’s Captaincy After US Defeat

Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik criticized Babar Azam’s captaincy following Pakistan’s defeat to the USA in the T20 World Cup 2024. Malik expressed his disappointment, saying that Babar has not shown any growth or development in his leadership skills over the past four years. Shoaib Malik, who played under Babar’s captaincy in the 2021 T20 World Cup, believes that Babar's approach is too rigid. He stated that Babar sticks to his plans even when they are not working and doesn’t adapt to changing situations. Malik pointed out that Babar’s batting strategy, including the placement of certain players in specific positions, has remained the same for four years. “This captaincy talk, I would like to go into its depth. You [Babar] have set a blockage in your mind, that is the problem....
T20 World Cup 2024: USA Defeats Pakistan in Thrilling Super Over
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T20 World Cup 2024: USA Defeats Pakistan in Thrilling Super Over

In a thrilling match at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, USA clinched a historic victory over Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The game ended in a heart-stopping Super Over, where USA managed to pull off a surprising win. Mohammad Amir bowled the Super Over for Pakistan, but USA scored 18 runs, losing just one wicket. Pakistan's response was insufficient, as they scored only 13 runs, losing one wicket, and USA won the Super Over by 5 runs. Earlier in the regular 20-over match, Pakistan had set a target of 160 runs for USA. USA started their chase and lost their first wicket at 36 runs when Mohammad Rizwan caught Steven Taylor off Naseem Shah's bowling. They lost their second wicket at 104 runs when Andres Goss was bowled out for 35 runs. USA's third wicket fell at 111, wit...
Pakistan Team Has One of the Best Batsmen in World, US Envoy
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Pakistan Team Has One of the Best Batsmen in World, US Envoy

US Ambassador Donald Blome has praised the Pakistan cricket team, saying they have one of the best batsmen in the world. Speaking to News Channel in Dallas before the Pakistan vs United States match in the T20 World Cup 2024, he mentioned how impressed he is with the team’s talent, particularly highlighting Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi. Ambassador Blome shared his excitement for the upcoming match and the impact it has on cricket in the United States. "It's really exciting. It's a thrill to be here and to see what this means for cricket in the United States," he said. He noted that cricket has a long history in the US, and the T20 World Cup is helping to bring the sport back into the spotlight. US Envoy Recalls Interaction with Pakistani Cricketers Blome recalled his recent meet...
PCB Reappointed Babar Azam as Captain in White Ball Cricket
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PCB Reappointed Babar Azam as Captain in White Ball Cricket

On Sunday, Chairman PCB Mohsin Naqvi appointed Babar Azam as the captain of the Pakistan men’s White Ball cricket team. He will lead the team in both ODI and T20 formats.  The selection of Babar Azam to lead Pakistan’s One Day International (ODI) and Twenty-20 (T20) cricket teams marks a significant turn of events in the cricketing landscape of the nation.  With the recommendation of Pakistan’s Cricket Board selection committee, Babar has been selected as the captain for white-ball cricket. The decision to replace Shaheen Shah Afridi comes ahead of Pakistan’s five-match T20I series against New Zealand. It is scheduled to begin on April 18, 2024.  This announcement comes after a period of transition for Babr Azam, who previously held the ODI captaincy but was temporarily...
Babar Azam Breaks Record by Scoring 10,000 T20 Runs Fastest
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Babar Azam Breaks Record by Scoring 10,000 T20 Runs Fastest

Babar Azam made history by becoming the fastest cricketer to reach 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved this remarkable feat in just 271 innings, surpassing the previous record held by Chris Gayle (285 innings). Interestingly, he also beat out other batting greats like Virat Kohli (299 innings) and David Warner (303 innings). Star cricketer Babar Azam from Pakistan has made history by becoming the world's fastest player to reach 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved this remarkable milestone during a match between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium. Azam is known for his elegant batting style and his ability to adapt to different situations on the field. Azam, who leads the Peshawar Zalmi team, played an outstanding inn...