The Babar Azam-led Pakistan team is under massive scrutiny following a horrible run in the recently-concluded home season. In a two-month-long home leg, Pakistan squared off against Ben Stokes’ England in a Test series and New Zealand in a Test and ODI series. Being the hosts, team Pakistan team failed to achieve triumph in any of the series. Moreover, Suffering a clean sweep in the England Test series, specifically, remained a big talking point which triggered a lot of criticism.
“We struggled because our players got injured and it disturbed our combination. That’s why we didn’t get the desired results. As a team, we have to work on playing under pressure. It isn’t as if we are losing because of one player. We always try to play our best XI and make the best use of it.” said Pakistan Captain Babar Azam after the conclusion of the home season
A full-fledged T20I series against the Blackcaps will be Pakistan’s next International assignment. The five-match series will begin in mid-April at the National Stadium of Karachi. Before the series, a brand new season of the Pakistan Super League is set to occur. A majority of the Pakistan players and numerous overseas campaigners will be seen participating in the exact tournament, formally kicking off on February 13.
Babar Azam’s alleged private WhatsApp chat went viral!
Meanwhile, Babar Azam is trending on social media for the third day straight as he is being accused of ‘sexting’ a Pakistan teammate’s girlfriend on WhatsApp. The chats of the same have been made public by an unknown Instagram account. The Pakistan skipper has not responded to the significant claims in any official setting yet. However, a large audience on Twitter has stood with Azam, professing that the chats are unreliable and part of an agenda against the 28-year-old.
Babar Azam sexting with gf of another Pakistan cricketer and promising her that her bf won’t be out of team if she keeps sexting with him is just 👎🏿
I hope allah is watching all this .
— Dr Nimo Yadav (@niiravmodi) January 15, 2023
Babar Azam posted a tweet yesterday (January 16), which gives fans a fair idea of his mental state in the controversy. “Doesn’t take too much to be happy” wrote Babar Azam in the caption of his latest Tweet with his picture from Australia attached.
Here’s the latest tweet from Babar Azam:
Doesn't take too much to be happy ☺️ pic.twitter.com/udKmZTHl6V
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) January 16, 2023