Prolific Pakistan batsman Babar Azam was recently confirmed as the new Pakistan skipper for the limited-overs cricket. The 25-year-old has been rewarded for his marvelous run with the bat. He was the third-highest leading run-scorer in international cricket in 2019, and the highest for Pakistan. Ever since making his debut in 2015, Azam has been touted for greatness. And, he has lived up to the hype so far, averaging over 50 in ODIs and T20Is and more than 45 in Tests. However, as the limited-overs captain of Pakistan, Azam will have a completely different challenge, which will go beyond his impressive batting prowess.
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June 12, 2020