Islamabad(TNS) : Babar Azam resigned from the post of captain of Pakistan cricket team.

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Pakistan cricket team batsman Babar Azam has resigned from the captaincy of Test, ODI and T20, in his message on the social networking website Twitter, Babar Azam has announced his withdrawal from all three formats.
It should be noted that Babar Azam could score only 320 runs in 9 matches in the World Cup. Babar Azam said that I still remember the moment when I received a call from the Pakistan Cricket Board to lead Pakistan in 2019. ..He said that in the last four years, I have seen many ups and downs on and off the field but tried with all my heart and dedication to uphold the dignity and honor of Pakistan in the world of cricket.
Babar Azam said that reaching number one in white ball cricket was the result of collective efforts of players, coaches and management but I want to thank the Pakistani fans for their unwavering support during this journey. Former captain Babar Azam said that today I am stepping down as the captain of Pakistan in all formats, it is a difficult decision but I think it is the right time for this call.
Babar Azam said that I will continue to represent the team as a player in all three formats and will continue to support the new captain and the team with my experience. Babar also thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board for handing over the responsibility of leadership.
Before announcing his resignation, Babar Azam had also met the head of Pakistan Cricket Board’s management committee, Zaka Ashraf.
Zaka Ashraf also met Team Director Mickey Arthur, Head Coach Grant Bradburn and other members of the Interim Management Committee today. It should be noted that during the World Cup 2023, along with the poor performance of the national team, there were rumors of Babar Azam being removed from the leadership after being eliminated during the first stage. Many questions were also raised on Babar’s style of leadership in the World Cup where he could not take important decisions on several occasions in the matches against Afghanistan, Australia and Sri Lanka and the changes made by him in bowling were also quite surprising while the team selection He was also criticized on the issue of After the poor performance in the World Cup, there were reports of a change in the national team management, especially the leadership, and there were also reports of Babar Azam being fired from the leadership, but the famous batsman himself resigned from the leadership. It should be noted that after this failed campaign, Morne Morkel, the bowling coach of the national team, has also resigned from his position a few days ago, while the resignation of the chairman of the selection commission was also accepted by the board.