Babar Azam announced his decision to resign as Pakistan captain in a statement posted on the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter) on today (15th November).
Babar Azam Resigned As a Pakistan Cricket Team Captain From All 3 Formats
“Today I am stepping down as the captain of Pakistan in all three formats. It is a difficult decision, but I feel it is the right time for this call,” he said.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) November 15, 2023
“I will continue to represent Pakistan as a player in all three formats. I am here to support the new captain and the team with my experience and dedication,” he added.
Pakistan’s Poor Performance in ICC Men’s World Cup 2023
Furthermore, he had a disappointing campaign with Pakistan in the ongoing One-Day International World Cup in India, finishing fifth with eight points from nine matches.
On a personal level, he scored 320 runs in nine World Cup matches, the third most for Pakistan, at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 82.90.
According to the details, he made the announcement in an official statement following a meeting with PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf.
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