babar azam: Babar Azam resigns as Pakistan cricket team captain post World Cup setback

After a disappointing performance by the Pakistan cricket team in the 2023 Cricket World Cup, Babar Azam has decided to step down from his role as captain. Pakistan’s inability to secure a spot in the semifinals, with five losses in nine matches, marked a significant setback in the tournament.

Babar Azam, who himself faced challenges during the World Cup, accumulating 320 runs in nine matches, expressed his thoughts on the decision. In a statement posted on X (formerly Twitter), he recalled the moment when he was entrusted with the captaincy in 2019 and acknowledged the highs and lows experienced during the past four years.

“I vividly remember the moment when I received the call from PCB to lead Pakistan in 2019. Over the past four years, I’ve experienced many highs and lows on and off the field, but I wholeheartedly and passionately aimed to maintain Pakistan’s pride and respect in the cricket world,” he shared.

Babar Azam’s decision to step down is accompanied by gratitude towards the passionate Pakistan cricket fans for their unwavering support. Despite the challenges, he expressed pride in achieving the number 1 spot in the white-ball format, attributing it to the collective efforts of players, coaches, and management.

“While it’s a difficult decision, I feel it is the right time for this call,” Babar Azam stated, emphasizing his commitment to continue representing Pakistan as a player across all three formats. He assured his dedication to supporting the new captain and the team with his experience.

In conclusion, Babar Azam thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board for entrusting him with the captaincy, signing off with a spirited “PAKISTAN ZINDABAD.” The cricket fraternity now awaits the appointment of a new captain to lead the team forward.

Denial of responsibility! is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – at The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Read original article here

Leave A Reply