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Have nothing to say about critics: Babar Azam


Pakistan national team skipper Babar Azam. Twitter
Pakistan nationwide group skipper Babar Azam. Twitter

Pakistan nationwide cricket group skipper Babar Azam prolonged an olive department to his critics, saying he has nothing to say about his faultfinders. 

“I do not put my mind to things that are beyond my control,” the 27-year-old batsman mentioned, addressing a press convention after successful the second Twenty20 International on Thursday.

“Whether we perform well or poorly, faultfinders always find something to fault with. They wait to bash us regardless of our performance.” 

As openers Babar and Mohammad Rizwan placed on an unbroken 203-run partnership, Pakistan gained the second match by ten wickets to tie the seven-match T20I collection at one recreation every. The skipper hammered 110 not out for his second T20I hundred whereas the wicketkeeper-batter scored an undefeated 88 because the pair accomplished a chase of 200 in 19.3 overs at a packed National Stadium.

Praising the group’s efficiency in Thursday’s match, Babar mentioned the Green Shirts had additionally beforehand achieved the targets. “I and Rizwan played according to plan. Keeping the situation and target in mind, we devised a plan. We played positive cricket.”

“We had just one goal to ensure that Pakistan won the match,” the captain mentioned. “I and Rizwan have a positive relationship as it is essential for team members to support each other.”

Hasnain was given the chance to consider the bench energy in Naseem Shah’s place, he claimed. He added that it’s essential to achieve this as a result of the T20 World Cup is rapidly approaching.

According to Babar Azam, the state of affairs in Karachi is beneficial for spin bowling. The wicket appeared dry and Pakistan did drop some catches as properly, he mentioned.

Pakistan thrash England in second T20I

Skipper Babar Azam smashed an unbeaten century as Pakistan crushed England by 10 wickets on Thursday to register their first win towards within the second of the seven-match historic T20I collection.

With 1,929 runs collectively, the Babar-Rizwan partnership has turn out to be probably the most prolific in T20Is, beating Indian stars Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma’s document of 1,743 in 51 matches.

Babar and Rizwan have achieved the document in simply 36 video games.

The win levelled the seven-match collection at 1-1 after England gained the primary recreation by six wickets, additionally in Karachi on Tuesday.

Babar, who endured a depressing Asia Cup earlier this month with simply 68 runs in six matches, smashed 5 sixes and 11 fours off 66 balls, whereas Rizwan struck 4 sixes and 5 boundaries in his 51-ball innings.

Babar’s hundred got here off 62 balls, including to his 122 towards South Africa at Centurion final 12 months.

The pair reached 100 in simply 11.2 overs — their seventh century stands collectively in T20I cricket.

Rizwan, dropped on 23 by Alex Hales off Liam Dawson, accomplished his fifty off 30 balls whereas Babar took 39 deliveries for his half-century.

It was Pakistan’s second 10-wicket win within the format following their first towards India in final 12 months´s T20 World Cup.

The pair additionally improved on their 197-run opening stand they set towards South Africa final 12 months.

Earlier, England’s stand-in skipper Moeen Ali struck a speedy half-century to lead his group to 199-5 after they gained the toss and batted first.

Moeen smashed 4 sixes and as many fours in his 23-ball 55 not out.

Ben Duckett (43), Harry Brook (31) and Hales (30) additionally contributed as England plundered 119 within the final 10 overs.

Moeen hit two towering sixes off pacer Mohammad Hasnain´s final two deliveries of the innings.

Fast bowlers Haris Rauf (2-30) and Shahnawaz Dahani (2-37) had been the decide of Pakistan bowlers.

England are on their first tour of Pakistan in 17 years. The subsequent matches are in Karachi on Friday and Sunday.

Source: www.thenews.com.pk

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