Babar Azam has been made the white ball captain of Pakistan instead of Afridi.


Pakistan Cricket Board has once more appointed Babar Azam because the white ball captain forward of the T20 World Cup to be held in June.

Pakistan has appointed Babar Azam as its white-ball captain and ended Shaheen Shah Afridi's one-series tenure as Twenty20 captain.

“Following the unanimous advice of the PCB Choice Committee, PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi has appointed Babar Azam because the white-ball (ODI and T20I) captain of the Pakistan males's cricket staff,” the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned on Sunday.

Babar stepped down from captaincy in all codecs final yr as Pakistan did not make it to the semi-finals of the 50-over World Cup in India. However below Afridi's management, Pakistan misplaced the T20 sequence 4-1 in New Zealand.

The brand new PCB chairman Mohsin Naqvi additionally didn’t present a lot heat in direction of Afridi, particularly after the left-arm quick bowler had a disappointing efficiency within the Pakistan Tremendous League, the place his franchise – Lahore Qalandars – misplaced 10 out of 10 league video games below his captaincy. Just one gained and completed. Final within the match.

Pakistan's subsequent worldwide match is a five-match T20 sequence towards New Zealand at house from April 18. Pakistan is scheduled to play three T20 matches towards Eire and 4 T20 matches towards England earlier than the T20 World Cup in the US and West Indies from June 2. ,

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