Babar Azam Snaps Back On Critics, Defends Himself As Pakistan Exits T20 World Cup 2024

The selection committee Pakistan cricket team was questioned and criticised, as they brought back their captain Babar Azam right ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The player has since been though a lot of degradation as ex players and cricket experts have not stopped themselves from questioning his skills after Pakistan’s poor play in the matches of Group stage. Now the internet has more content to ponder upon since Babar Azam speaks up as Pakistan exits from T20 World Cup 2024

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The Pakistan cricket team is now officially done with their matches in the T20 World Cup 2024 after their last match that they played and won against Ireland at the Central Broward Regional Park in Florida.

Babar Azam gets defensive, slams critics

For the second time in a row, Babar Azam failed to advance Pakistan beyond the group stage of an ICC event. Following a league-stage loss in the 2023 ODI World Cup last November, Pakistan were eliminated from the race to make the Super Eight in the T20 World Cup.

Speaking up on the constant criticism he has gotten from players and non players, Babar defended himself and his role as the captain.

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“When I gave up the captaincy [in 2023], I thought that I shouldn’t be doing it now, that’s why I left it and I announced it myself,” Babar said.

“Then when they gave it back to me, it was the decision of the PCB. When I go back, we will discuss all that has happened here. And if I have to leave the captaincy, I will announce it openly. I will not hide behind anything. Whatever happens will happen in the open. But for now, I have not thought about it. It is eventually PCB’s decision.”

Babar refutes his responsibility for Pakistan’s performance

Babar Azam seemed almost immature, the way he defended himself, and put all blame on his teammates for Pakistan’s lost matches. The captain refused to take responsibility for other player’s mistakes.

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“I told you that we did not lose this because of one particular person,” Babar said. “We win and lose as a team. You are pointing out that [I am] the captain, but I cannot play in every player’s place. There are 11 players, and each of them has a role. That’s why they came here to play the World Cup. I think we have not been able to play well as a team. We have to settle down and accept that we didn’t play well as a team.

“We accept that we didn’t play according to the expectations. The kind of team we had, the experience we had, we haven’t been able to deliver at different times. As a player and as a captain, I am not going to single [anyone] out. The fault lies with all 15. We will sit and review. As a captain, my responsibility is to give my feedback to the decision-makers.”

It is up to the PCB to see if Babar would remain as the captain any longer.

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The selection committee Pakistan cricket team was questioned and criticised, as they brought back their captain Babar Azam right ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The player has since been though a lot of degradation as ex players and cricket experts have not stopped themselves from questioning his skills after Pakistan's poor play in the matches of Group stage. Now the internet has more content to ponder upon since Babar Azam speaks up as Pakistan exits from T20 World Cup 2024

The Pakistan cricket team is now officially done with their matches in the T20 World Cup 2024 after their last match that they played and won against Ireland at the Central Broward Regional Park in Florida.

Babar Azam gets defensive, slams critics

For the second time in a row, Babar Azam failed to advance Pakistan beyond the group stage of an ICC event. Following a league-stage loss in the 2023 ODI World Cup last November, Pakistan were eliminated from the race to make the Super Eight in the T20 World Cup.

Speaking up on the constant criticism he has gotten from players and non players, Babar defended himself and his role as the captain.

"When I gave up the captaincy [in 2023], I thought that I shouldn't be doing it now, that's why I left it and I announced it myself," Babar said.

“Then when they gave it back to me, it was the decision of the PCB. When I go back, we will discuss all that has happened here. And if I have to leave the captaincy, I will announce it openly. I will not hide behind anything. Whatever happens will happen in the open. But for now, I have not thought about it. It is eventually PCB's decision.”

Babar refutes his responsibility for Pakistan's performance

Babar Azam seemed almost immature, the way he defended himself, and put all blame on his teammates for Pakistan's lost matches. The captain refused to take responsibility for other player's mistakes.

"I told you that we did not lose this because of one particular person," Babar said. "We win and lose as a team. You are pointing out that [I am] the captain, but I cannot play in every player's place. There are 11 players, and each of them has a role. That's why they came here to play the World Cup. I think we have not been able to play well as a team. We have to settle down and accept that we didn't play well as a team.

"We accept that we didn't play according to the expectations. The kind of team we had, the experience we had, we haven't been able to deliver at different times. As a player and as a captain, I am not going to single [anyone] out. The fault lies with all 15. We will sit and review. As a captain, my responsibility is to give my feedback to the decision-makers.”

It is up to the PCB to see if Babar would remain as the captain any longer.

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