The 26-year-old Babar has backed his troops and is assured that his crew will carry out higher within the Take a look at and T20I sequence in opposition to Proteas, scheduled to begin from January 26.
“The side is excited for the series against South Africa. South Africa is a quality side and it will be a very important series for us. We will go positive against South Africa,” Babar mentioned whereas speaking to reporters in Lahore on Tuesday.
“It is crucial to back the team during difficult times and not judge on the basis of one bad series. To build a team, players need to be given consistent opportunities,” he added.
Babar expressed disappointment in lacking the matches in opposition to New Zealand attributable to an damage on his proper thumb.
“It was painful for me not to play against New Zealand as the team needed me badly, however, I have been practicing for two days now after completely recovering from the injury. I’ll be in action against South Africa,” he revealed.
In the meantime, Babar additionally opined concerning Mohammad Amir’s retirement from worldwide cricket and shared the explanation why he was dropped from the crew.
“Amir’s performance was not the same as before. Now if his performance improves, selectors will definitely consider his return and talk to him,” he concluded.