Babar Azam won hearts on social media for requesting the interviewer to hurry up for the presentation as he was getting late for prayer. A short clip of Babar Azam is going viral on social media.
In an electrifying Lanka Premier League (LPL) match, Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan, stole the spotlight with a stunning century that powered Colombo Strikers to a thrilling victory over Galle Titans on Sunday. Babar’s exceptional performance not only captivated cricket enthusiasts but also showcased his sportsmanship beyond the game.
Babar’s remarkable innings of 104 runs off 59 deliveries played a pivotal role in guiding Colombo Strikers to successfully chase down a challenging target of 189 runs. His aggressive yet controlled batting, consisting of eight boundaries and five sixes, displayed his dominance with the bat.
— Farid Khan (@_FaridKhan) August 7, 2023
Paired with Pathum Nissanka’s vital 54 runs, Babar’s contribution proved instrumental in securing the victory for the team. The Strikers managed to seal the win with just one ball remaining, elevating their position to third in the LPL 2023 standings with four points from four matches.
However, it wasn’t only Babar’s cricketing prowess that caught everyone’s attention. A video of him urging the organizers to expedite the post-match presentation garnered significant attention on social media. The video captured Babar’s polite request to hasten the proceedings as he needed to observe his prayers. Fans and followers of the sport lauded his humility and dedication to his faith.
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Twitter was flooded with admiration for both Babar’s gracious gesture and his on-field performance. One Twitter user expressed, “MashaAllah! This will always be the most adorable and beautiful cricket-related video.” Another tweet highlighted, “Babar Azam sets an inspiring and admirable example of faith and success. May his journey to greatness continue.”
Babar’s splendid innings earned him the well-deserved title of Man of the Match. Furthermore, this century marked a significant milestone in his T20 career, making him only the second player, after Chris Gayle, to achieve 10 centuries in T20 cricket. Notably, this season marked Babar’s debut in the Lanka Premier League, and his exceptional form has propelled him to the top of the highest run-scorers list in the T20 league, amassing an impressive 211 runs.
Enthusiasts and aficionados of cricket were quick to acknowledge Babar Azam’s brilliance both as a cricketer and as an individual with a strong sense of faith. His outstanding skills and his unwavering commitment to his beliefs have solidified his status as a true gem in the realm of cricket.