Babar Azam appointed ODI, T20 captain

Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Babar Azam the captain of Pakistan ODI and T20 Cricket Team once again.

In a statement issued by PCB said that the selection committee of Pakistan Cricket Board also reached Kakul last night and took Shaheen Shah Afridi into confidence on the board’s decision and also informed him about the future plan of the cricket board.

According to the sources, the selection committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board also removed the reservations Shaheen Afridi had regarding Babar Azam Azam and then after the unanimous opinion of the committee, proposed to make Babar Azam the captain again.

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On the other hand, such news is also circulating on social media that Babar Azam has expressed his desire to captain all three formats, however, PCB sources say that Babar Azam has not imposed any such conditions.

Babar Azam has represented Pakistan in 52 Tests, 117 ODIs and 109 T20Is.

Babar Azam has led the Pakistani team in 71 T20 matches including the T20 World Cup. Under the captaincy of Babar Azam, Pakistan won 42 matches and the Green Shirts faced defeat in 23.

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