Peshawar Zalmi skipper, Babar Azam, is not affected by the negative comments made against him because his focus is only on his game.
At a press conference on Saturday in Lahore, the Zalmi captain was asked how he remained calm and avoided giving a negative answer despite being criticized by cricketers. present and former.
“You always have to show it but it’s important not to be too confident, I try to stay humble because I know where I came from, I try to move forward but only cricket. I meet everyone with a smile,” Babar said.
Babar opened his upcoming match with Shaheen Afridi, when Zalmi beat Lahore Qalandars on Sunday at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.
“Whenever I play with Shaheen and Lahore Qalandars, I try to give my best. Everyone knows that he is one of the best players in Pakistan, and today and that day, he’s progressing. You’re playing the best game. You can see the competition between us,” he said.
The 28-year-old also heaped praise on his current opening partner at Zalmi, Mohammad Haris, and explained how he differs from his opening partner in the national T20I side, Mohammad Rizwan.
“I like all players. You have to be happy but also perform and play according to the demands of the situation. There are times when I struggle so Rizwan steps up and the other side,” he said. said.
“Haris is young and has a different style. He tries to control the opponent and the way he gives us a good start is good. There will be good results,” he added.
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