KARACHI – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman-to-be Ramiz Raja is reportedly in search of a brand new captain to steer the cricket staff within the longer format, native media reported.
Experiences quoting sources mentioned be Ramiz Raja, who was not too long ago nominated to the publish of PCB Board of Governors, has expressed the need to interchange Babar within the longer format saying he needs to enhance the nation’s Check rating.
The famed commentator mentioned Pakistan has the potential to enhance its rating in Check cricket whereas a number of the studies declare that Raja had modified the T20 World Cup squad in session with the chief selector – with out taking Babar Azam’s strategies.
It added that the skipper needed Sharjeel Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Fahim Ashraf, and Usman Qadir within the squad however Ramiz had them eliminated and changed them with Azam Khan, Asif Ali, Khushdal Shah, and Sohaib Maqsood.
It was reported that Babar was not proud of Azam Khan and Sohaib Maqsood’s inclusion in Pakistan’s T20 squad.
Following the studies, Pakistan cricket board CEO Wasim Khan on Wednesday got here ahead to clear the air. Negating the studies, he mentioned Babar Azam is ‘fully behind’ the route being taken by the board.
“It has come to our notice that factually incorrect reports are circulating about the Pakistan national squad environment,” his assertion reads.
Khan additionally termed Ramiz’s assembly with a number of the gamers, as a ‘wholesome and constructive’ interplay. He had mentioned that throughout the assembly, a consensus was shaped on the model of cricket that must be performed within the upcoming collection and past.