Babar Azam has had the greatest success of his cricketing career so far. Babar will lead both short format of cricket Pakistani National Team
The Pakistan Cricket Board had appointed Babar Azam as the T20 captain in place of Sarfraz Ahmed earlier. As there was no ODI series, the name of the ODI team captain had not announced. Now Babar Azam Appointed Pakistan New ODI Captain by PCB.
No announcement had made by the Pakistan Cricket Board regarding the captaincy of the ODI team. After a long time, but now with the announcement of the new central contract. The PCB has quietly given the ODI captaincy to Babar Azam. He also appointed the captain of the team.
According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board. Babar Azam has been appointed as the captain of the Pakistan cricket team for ODIs. Babar Azam is also the captain of the Pakistan T20 team while Azhar Ali will lead the Test team.
Experts What Were The expects
Given Babar Azam’s poor performance in T20 cricket as captain. It was expected that the board would retain Sarfraz as the captain of the ODI team. But these all thinking and hopes laid off today.
There was a formal statement was issued and a press conference was held the time Babar was made the captain of the T20 team. But today announcement In just a few words saying that Azhar has been confirmed as the Test captain while Babar has been confirmed as the ODI and T20 captain.
Might be releasing this simple announce by PCB, to avoid the gathering due to outbreak of corovirus in country. Before PCB cancelled the PSL 5 final stage matches.
After the PCB statement head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said
“I want to congratulate Azhar Ali and Babar Azam for getting captaincy extensions. This is absolutely the right decision as they also require certainty and clarity on their future roles,”
Pakistan national men’s team’s head coach and chief selector @captainmisbahpk held a videoconference with the local media shortly after the announcement of the new men’s central contracts for the 2020-21 season.— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) May 13, 2020
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Babar Azam Appointed Pakistan New ODI Captain by PCB