Babar Azam shares his views on two major changes in PCB management.© Twitter
After the 0-3 Test series whitewash at home to England, there has been a reshuffle in Pakistan cricket over the past few days. Ramiz Raja The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was sacked as chairman, with Nazam Shetty taking over the post on an interim basis. Former captain on Saturday Shaheed Afridi Named as Interim Chief Selector of Men’s Senior Team. Pakistan, the captain and star batsman are going to face New Zealand in the two-match Test series Babar Azam Shares his views on two major changes in management.
On the eve of the Boxing-Day Test, which will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi, Babar admitted that whatever happens off the field, the players’ focus remains on improving their performance.
“A lot has changed in the last 3-4 days. I feel, as a professional, you face such situations. But our job is to give our effort on the field and perform to the best of our ability for the team. These things are happening off the field and in Tests. Our focus in the series is how to make a good start and perform well in all the matches. We didn’t perform well in the last series because they made small mistakes, but we will. We want to correct those mistakes.” Babar said this in a press conference in Karachi.
Hours after being named as the interim chief selector by the Pakistan Cricket Board, Shahid Afridi on Saturday added three bowlers to the squad for the New Zealand series.
Afridi also added pacer Mir Hamza after talking to captain Babar Azam, PCB said Shahnewaz Dahani And off-spinner Sajid Khan in the team
The former all-rounder is also in the interim selection committee headed by Afridi Abdur Razzaq and Rao Iftikhar Anjum, convener Haroon Rashid.
For now, the appointment is only for the upcoming home series against New Zealand, starting with the first Test in Karachi from December 26.
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