Pakistan’s veteran captain Shoaib Malik said that captain Babar Azam is working on what Shoaib Akhtar has revealed.
In an exclusive interview with Pakistan CricketMalik spoke about Shoaib Akhtar’s recent controversy about Babar’s communication skills.
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“It’s his [Akhtar] opinion, and yes, we must respect that, if that opinion does not affect the feeling of an individual player. After hearing that statement, what came to my mind was to put his statements straight. He has a pure heart, and always speaks well of everyone,” he said.
“His statement did not harm anyone, I understood his statement that he was just trying to say that the need of modern cricketers is to groom your character along with your cricketing skills to become a better brand. I knows that Babar is working. what Akhtar has revealed,” he concluded.
Earlier, former Pakistani cricketer, Shoaib Akhtar, criticized Babar Azam’s communication skills in a recent interview with a local TV channel.
“Cricket is one job, and handling the media is another job. If you can’t talk, I’m sorry, but you won’t be able to appear on TV, Akhtar said.
“I want to say this directly that Babar Azam should be the biggest brand of Pakistan, but why is he not the biggest brand in Pakistan? Because he can’t speak,” he said. add to it.
The 41-year-old also heaped praise on opener Saim Ayub and urged the PCB not to waste his talent by including him in the national team at an early stage.
“Saim Ayub is a very talented player. But please, don’t waste his talent by including him in the national team now. In the Bangladesh Premier League, we played for the same team. , and from there, I knew how. he was talented,” Malik said.
“If he continues to do well in domestic cricket, I can assure you that he will continue to serve the Pakistan team as a proper player for eight to ten years. ,” he added.
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