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I seek advice from Sarfaraz Ahmed in tough situations: Babar Azam

Pakistani skipper, Babar Azam lauded former cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed. Babar Azam said he turns to Sarfaraz Ahmed in difficult situations since he has a lot of experience. Chairman PCB also appreciated Sarfaraz for supporting the team despite being removed from captaincy.

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Pakistani skipper, Babar Azam, says that he turns to former cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed for advice in a difficult situation. He expressed these views at a dinner hosted by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to honor the players for their outstanding performance in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The ceremony was organized at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.

Babar Azam was asked who he turns to for advice in the team to decide on a tricky situation. He asserted that he seeks the advice of senior player Shoaib Malik, vice-captain Shadab Khan and Sarfaraz Ahmed for a decision in an extremely tricky situation.

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“Whenever I am in difficult situations, I go to Saifi (Sarfaraz) Bhai. He has led the team for a long time and is an experienced captain. His thoughts are nice and whenever I am stuck in a difficult situation, I go to Saifi Bhai and his advice helps me a lot,” Babar said.

Sarfaraz Ahmed gets appreciated

Chairman PCB invited Sarfaraz Ahmed to collect his reward. Raja also appreciated Sarfaraz for showing sportsman spirit and supporting the team despite being removed from captaincy and not being in the playing XI. Sarfaraz Ahmed was among the reserve player for the Pakistan Cricket Team in the T20 World Cup.

Cricketer Hasan Ali shared the video of Ramiz Raja appreciating Sarfaraz Ahmed. “Kaptaan, you’re a thorough gentleman, a great leader, and a wonderful team player who can do anything for his team & country’s pride. Thank you for being a great guide always. Keep inspiring us and keep making Pakistan proud,” wrote Hasan Ali on Twitter.

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Reacting to Hasan Ali’s Twitter post, Sarfaraz said: “Thanks mere Jan (my love), can’t say much more.”

Netizens are also showing love to Hasan Ali and Sarfaraz Ahmed for respecting each other. Twitter users agreed that Sarfaraz Ahmed has been a great captain for the team.