KARACHI: After sealing a medical 10-wicket win over England within the second T20I, Pakistan captain Babar Azam avoided participating in a bout of phrases with the workforce’s detractors and analysts who hurled extreme criticism over its batting technique.
“I am no one to give them (critics) a reply,” mentioned Babar in a post-match press convention. “Things which are beyond our control we simply don’t listen to them and don’t even let those to enter into the team.”
Babar smashed a powerful 110 off 66 balls laced with 11 fours and 5 sixes, guiding the nationwide workforce to an ideal win on Thursday right here at National Stadium, Karachi.
Wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan mixed excellently with Babar as he scored 88 off 51 and the opening pair chased down a large 200-run goal with out the lack of a wicket.
“Obviously we play and gear things up according to the situation. Everyone has their own point of view. Our job is to give performances and win matches for Pakistan” he added.
Talking concerning the good chemistry between the 2 openers as they recorded the highest-ever run chase within the T20I historical past with out shedding a single wicket, Babar acknowledged that they had already chased down huge targets previously as properly.
“I think our communication is quite good. Sometimes we don’t even call and take a run because we have built a kind of trust level, which is indeed necessary,” he maintained.
Furthermore, the skipper defined that the choice to exchange Mohammad Hasnain with Naseem Shah within the enjoying lineup—which proved counter-productive as a result of the speedster went for 51 runs in his 4 overs—was taken to evaluate the workforce’s bench energy.
With the exceptional win, Pakistan have levelled the historic seven-match T20I sequence 1-1 in opposition to England.