Former Indian team batsman Gautam Gambhir, while targeting Babar Azam, talked about worrying about the Pakistani team and not thinking about opening it. Pakistan had a very poor start in the T20 World Cup 2022. In the first two matches, the team lost to India and Zimbabwe and captain Babar Azam was a complete flop in those matches. Additionally, his bat was silent against the Netherlands. Therefore, according to Gautam Gambhir, Babar Azam should give up the opening stick and make decisions in the interest of the team.
In an interview with Hindustan Times, he said in this context that “in my opinion, first of all, Babar Azam should think of his team rather than himself. If nothing goes according to your plan, you should have sent Fakhar Zaman into the batting order. This is called selfishness; It’s easy to be selfish as a captain. It’s easy for Babar and Rizwan to open the innings for Pakistan and set so many records. If you want to be a leader, you have to think about your team.
Let us tell you that Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been seen playing fly-half roles for Pakistan in recent years. Meanwhile, his record has also been great but Babar Azam failed in the first three matches of the recently hosted Asian Cup and the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia. He only contributed 8 runs in those three innings. That’s why Pakistan and now Gautam Gambhir fans are also advising Babar Azam that Babar Azam should think about the team instead of the fly-half.