The wake of Babar Azam’s resignation as captain of the men’s cricket team in all formats following the World Cup’s disappointing outcome, the cricket community took to social media to shower praise on the prolific batter for his contributions.
Taking to Twitter, Babar Azam expressed his gratitude, saying, “The moment I received the call from PCB to lead Pakistan in 2019 is still vivid in my memory.”
“Throughout the past four years, I have experienced numerous ups and downs both on and off the field, but I have always strived with unwavering dedication and passion to uphold Pakistan’s pride and reputation in the cricket world,” he added.
Babar acknowledged, “Reaching the number one spot in the white-ball format was a collective achievement of the players, coaches, and management, but I would also like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the passionate Pakistan cricket fans for their unwavering support throughout this journey.”
“Today, I am stepping down as the captain of Pakistan in all formats. It’s a difficult decision, but I feel it is the right time for this call,” he stated.
Here’s how the cricketers reacted to Babar Azam’s decision: