It could be unfair to evaluate them based mostly on present efficiency alone, Kapil Dev (Picture: ExpressWeb)
After Pakistan’s poor efficiency within the ICC World Cup, Babar Azam was criticized, former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev got here out in assist of the captain.
Talking on a YouTube podcast, former India captain Kapil Dev emphasised that it could be unfair to evaluate him based mostly on present efficiency alone.
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He identified the earlier achievements of Babar Azam and mentioned that he had led the Pakistani group to the highest place within the ICC ODI rankings solely 6 months in the past, should you say that Babar Azam just isn’t the precise alternative for captaincy. You’re solely their present efficiency.
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Kapil Dev mentioned that when somebody will get out for zero, 99 % of individuals need him to be dropped. If an atypical participant comes and scores an excellent century, they name him a famous person. So do not simply take a look at present efficiency.
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It must be famous that Babar Azam scored 320 runs with 4 half-centuries at a median of 40 within the World Cup, however beneath his management, the Pakistani group was out of the occasion after 5 defeats and 4 victories in 9 matches. , needed to face defeats towards Australia, England and Afghanistan.
Pakistan completed fifth within the event with 8 factors.
Earlier former cricketer Ramiz Raja had mentioned that whereas criticizing quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf, he mentioned that when our bowlers don’t take wickets on the brand new ball, what’s going to Babar Azam do as captain?
Kapil Dev speaking about Babar Azam pic.twitter.com/EDWReOJcuv
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