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Beating India in the T20 World Cup 2021 was our best moment of the year, reveals Babar Azam

Babar Azam has said that beating India in the Super 12 fixture of the T20 World Cup 2021 by 10 wickets was the best moment of the year for the team. Babar also added that losing to Australia in the semi-final stage of the same tournament was the most disappointing thing for the entire side.
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newscricketa month ago

Marnus Labuschagne overtakes Joe Root for top spot in ICC Test Rankings

Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has climbed to the top of the ICC Test rankings, courtesy his recent knocks of 103 and 51 in the Adelaide Test. Pakistan captain Babar Azam has risen to the No. 1 spot in T20I rankings, returning to the position he had slipped down from, only last week.
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newscricketa month ago

Labuschagne leapfrogs Smith, Williamson in ICC Test Batting Rankings, Malan reclaims No.1 spot in T20Is

Australia's Marnus Labuschagne toppled his compatriot Steve Smith and Kane Williamson to become the second-ranked Test batsman in the latest ICC Men's rankings. England's Dawid Malan retained his top spot in the T20I batsman rankings, while Babar Azam has slipped to the third spot in the chart.
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newscricketa month ago

BAN vs PAK | Twitter reacts as Babar Azam picks his first international wicket

Babar Azam scalped his first international wicket on Wednesday during the second Test fixture between Pakistan and Bangladesh. The incident occurred when Babar Azam dismissed Mehidy Hasan Miraz on 14 as the batsman was trapped in front of the wicket, and was declared out through DRS technology.
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newscricketa month ago

PAK vs BAN | Twitter reacts as Pakistan captain Babar Azam bowls for the first time in international cricket

In the second fixture of the two match Test series between Pakistan and Bangladesh, Babar Azam bowled for the first time in international cricket. Pakistan are dominating the second Test as they have managed to pick seven wickets of the opposition on a total of 76 runs in the first innings.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs BAN | We will fare better in World Test Championship this time around, says Babar Azam

Ahead of the two-match Test series against Bangladesh starting from November 26, Pakistan captain Babar Azam was confident that his team will fare better in the World Test Championship 2023 cycle. Babar further spoke about the challenges of hectic schedules and switching between different formats.
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newscricket2 months ago

Imam-ul-Haq named in Pakistan squad for Bangladesh Tests

Pakistan have recalled opener Imam-ul-Haq for their two-match away Test series against Bangladesh, beginning November 26. Off-spinner Bilal Asif and uncapped batsmen Abdullah Shafique and Kamran Ghulam were the other notable picks in the 20-member squad, which will be led by Babar Azam.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup Final | Unfair decision to declare David Warner Man of the Tournament, says Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his disappointment after Australia's David Warner was adjudged Man of the Tournament for his 289 runs at the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman. Akhtar has reckoned that Pakistan captain Babar Azaz was the more deserving candidate.
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newscricket2 months ago

You will get your autographs but can't wait for yours 'future captain', says Babar Azam in his reply to 8-year-old

Babar Azam has replied to the 8-year-old kid who requested the 27-year-old captain to send the autographs of all the Pakistan players at the T20 World Cup 2021 to his home. In his letter to Babar, Mohammad Haroon Suria has also expressed his desire to lead the Pakistan team to World Cup glory.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup | Thought it could be my last opportunity to represent Australia, says Matthew Wade after semi-final heroics

Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has revealed that he was nervous ahead of the semi-final game against Pakistan, as he felt this was his last opportunity to represent his nation. Wade scored 41 not out off 17 balls to help his side beat Pakistan to enter the final of the tournament.
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