Shoaib Akhtar and Rashid Latif slam Babar Azam for his visionless comments

Former Pakistan cricketer Tanvir Ahmed not too long ago requested Babar Azam to enhance his Engllish expertise.

Shoaib Akhtar and Babar Azam
Shoaib Akhtar and Babar Azam. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Babar Azam, the newly appointed Pakistan’s ODI captain not too long ago attended his first-ever digital convention after getting the accountable submit. However, it didn’t go down nicely for the teen as he hogged the highlight for a lot of improper causes. The previous cricketers like Rashid Latif and Shoaib Akhtar usually are not impressed for his visionless press-conference. The aforementioned duo additionally stated that Babar must study many issues going into the long run as a skipper.

The appropriate-handed batsman was given a reward by the PCB for his constant run with the bat throughout all of the codecs. He has given exceptional performances previously on the again of his technically sound batting model. In 2019, he was appointed Pakistan’s skipper within the T20I format. Now, he was handed with one other necessary duty by his cricket board.

It’s a well-known incontrovertible fact that Babar will not be very fluent in talking English. Just lately, a former Pakistan cricketer Tanvir Ahmed requested him to enhance his English talking expertise. Within the latest press convention, the top-order batsman replied that he’s definitely working over it.

“I’m a cricketer, my job is to play cricket. I’m not a ‘gora,’ who is aware of English fully. Sure, I’m engaged on it, however you study these items over a time period, you possibly can’t simply all of the sudden study it,” Babar Azam stated after taking over ODI captaincy.

Shoaib Akhtar takes a dig at Babar Azam’s method

Shoaib Akhtar stated that Babar is anticipated to work very laborious on his persona. He additionally added that the teen must study from Imran Khan, who led the nationwide facet with honour. As per Shoaib, there are a lot of areas in cricket like health, potential to guide, communication expertise and so on during which the 25-year-old has to point out immense enchancment.

“Babar Azam needs to be a captain like Imran Khan however this doesn’t imply that it’s going to solely be associated to enjoying cricket. He must take a leaf out of PM Imran’s e-book as regards to persona as nicely. Please don’t discuss issues which we already know from the previous 10 years. We gained’t purchase this argument. Babar has to sharpen up his communication expertise, his persona, potential to guide from the entrance, health stage and so on. I feel he has lots to show,” Akhtar added.

Rashid Latif echoed in the identical voice

Rashid Latif stated that when a captain will get a possibility to attend such press-conferences, then they often discuss their imaginative and prescient however that was not the case. He added that the 25-year-old hogged the headlines in regards to the language obstacles. In line with Latif, the younger Pakistan skipper already confirmed that he’s not nicely ready for the designation.

“When the captain is sitting in a press convention, he offers perception about his imaginative and prescient however this was clearly missing,” stated Latif. “Our captain is giving headlines in regards to the language barrier and issues we already know, like comparability with Virat Kohli. Babar ought to have made a powerful assertion reasonably than simply following the script given to him. You’ve already showcased that your psychological angle and method will not be on top of things,” Latif was quoted as saying by Cricket Pakistan.

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