Amir throws his weight behind Babar Azam for World Cup captaincy


Former Pakistan pacer, Mohammad Amir, believes there isn’t a legitimate cause to alter the captain at this level, and doing so can be counterproductive for Pakistan crew’s efficiency.

He urged the PCB to comply with the instance set by saying the top coach and formally identify Babar Azam because the captain for the World Cup.

“It’s excessive time that the board ought to announce the captain with solely three to 4 months left within the World Cup,” Amir stated on his official Youtube channel.

“There isn’t a cause to alter the captain at this level. It doesn’t make any sense. So, it’s higher to formally identify Babar Azam [as Pakistan captain] identical to PCB introduced the top coach,” he added.

Amir emphasised the significance of expertise in management, and he believes that Azam is the best choice for the job.

“The quantity of expertise that he has as a captain, there isn’t a higher possibility than him,” he stated.

In a current interview, Najam Sethi, PCB’s administration committee chairman, stated that the nationwide crew will play within the 2023 World Cup below Babar’s captaincy.

“We are going to play World Cup below Babar Azam. We are going to see and assessment after that. Babar did passable captaincy in opposition to New Zealand. There might be a assessment course of each time and there’s no hazard to his captaincy until then. I known as Babar and requested him to chill out,” Sethi stated.

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