Ramiz Raja says the criticism on Babar Azam is a bit harsh
Ramiz Raja says the criticism on Babar Azam is a bit harsh. Captain of Pakistan cricket team Babar Azam is struggling with his form after being in the no.1 spot on the ICC ranking of top batsmen in the t-20 format. However, now he has fallen to the 3rd spot. Just after his open partner Mohammad Rizwan, the first spot is captured by Surya Kumar Yadav.
He has been performing consistently in this format. Critics are blaming Babar Azam’s bad form and slow strike rate. As the reason behind the struggles of the team in the T-20 format. Also the other opener Mohammad Rizwan has been in the eyes of critics due to his slow strike rate.
During this criticism, the players are receiving after a bad performance in the Asia cup final. The chief of PCB (Pakistan cricket board) Razim Raja has given a significant statement backing the team members mentioning Virat Kohli in it.
Ramiz Raja defends the Pakistan team while comparing the Indian team
In a recent interview on Samaa TV Razim Raja said some words defending the Pakistani cricket team. Especially the captain of the team Babar Azam. He accepted that the team have performed really badly on the finals night against Srilanka. Sri Lanka was considered a weaker team than Pakistan which was the favorite of the night. But according to him, the criticism players are getting is a bit too harsh.
He further mentioned Virat Kohli’s recent ton against Afghanistan describing the point of view of the Indian side. He said that when Virat Kohli scores a hundred the entire nation including the media just forgot about the team’s performance in the tournament.
Where they have struggled in both batting and bowling departments and failed to qualify. Despite this, the fans started celebrating Kohli’s century. He said that the people in Pakistan should also have done the same. After Babar scored a century in his struggling phase instead of criticizing him.