- Pakistan star Babar Azam finds respite in the Bangladesh Premier League
- He has faced severe criticism from the Pakistan cricket fraternity
- A hilarious incident took place during a recent game
- Babar Azam’s performance in the BPL has been impressive
- Pakistan’s team director suggests a break from international cricket for Azam
Pakistan cricket star Babar Azam has been under intense scrutiny from the cricket fraternity in recent times due to his performances. However, he has found solace in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), where he is representing the Rangpur Riders. Azam’s time in the BPL has been fruitful so far, with consistent performances showcasing his talent and skill.
A Hilarious Incident
During a recent game against Durdanto Dhaka, a hilarious incident unfolded while Babar Azam was batting. As he completed a run, he unintentionally found himself between the throw and the wicketkeeper. The fielder’s throw hit Azam on his pads, and the ball rolled towards the short fine leg area. In a comical manner, Azam ran after the ball, picked it up, and handed it back to the fielder, much to the delight of the fans.
Impressive Performance in the BPL
Despite the criticism he has faced, Babar Azam has been performing exceptionally well in the BPL. In his first five games, he registered scores of 56*, 2, 62, 37, and 47. During the game against Durdanto Dhaka, Azam top-scored for his side, contributing 47 runs off 43 balls. He played a crucial role in helping his team post a competitive total of 175 for 4 in the allotted 20 overs, forming significant partnerships with Rony Talukdar and Shakib Al Hasan.
Suggestions of Taking a Break
Pakistan’s team director, Mohammad Hafeez, has acknowledged Babar Azam’s struggle with form and suggested that he could take a break from international cricket to regain his best form. Hafeez expressed confidence in Azam’s ability to perform but believes that a break might be beneficial for him. However, the final decision rests with Azam, and the team management will speak to him to understand his preferences.
Babar Azam’s hilarious gesture during the BPL game highlights his enjoyment and positive attitude towards the sport. Despite facing criticism, he has been delivering impressive performances in the tournament, showcasing his talent and resilience. The suggestion of taking a break from international cricket may provide Azam with an opportunity to regain his form and come back stronger. As Babar Azam continues to make his mark in the Bangladesh Premier League, fans eagerly anticipate his return to international cricket.