Babar Azam Has been Named As Pakistan Test Captain. Babar Azam Is Going To Lead Pakistan Cricket Team All Formats.
In Press Conference Where Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Was Present Besides Newly Appointed Pakistan Test Test Team Captain. Ehsan Mani Announced The Change In Captainship Of Test Team. He Also Addressed The Services Of Azhar Ali As A Captain Of Pakistan And Told That Azhar Ali Was Taken In Confidence Before Givng Captaincy To Babar Azam.
“I want to thank Azhar Ali for stepping up last year by captaining the side in what was a historic first home Test series in over a decade. I believe Azhar still has a lot of cricket left in him and Pakistan cricket can continue to make the best use of his experience and knowledge as specialist top-order batsman moving forward” Said By Mani.
“Babar Azam was identified at a very young age as a future leader and as part of his progression and development, he was appointed white-ball captain last year. With his consistent performance and leadership skills, he has demonstrated that he is ready to take on the additional responsibilities of a captain” Mani Told Media.
Ehsan Mani Said “As we are looking into the future, it is appropriate that we appoint him the captain now so that he continues to grow stronger with every match. I wish Babar all the best and remain optimistic that he will help Pakistan cricket make an upward movement across all formats not only through his performance but also with his positive attitude and result-oriented approach.”
Babar Azam Said “I feel truly honored to have been appointed Test captain and join some of the most iconic players who have captained Pakistan in the purist format of the game. I can now say with conviction that dreams can come true only if you chase them with honesty, dedication and commitment.
“I am ready and prepared to take up the additional responsibility and the fact which gives me additional confidence is that I can do the job is the experience that is available to me in the changing room in the shape of the players and support staff” Babar Told Media
“I want to thank Azhar Ali for the way he captained the team in the last season, which was a difficult one, but I know that he will leave no stone unturned in giving his very best to the team.” Said Babar