IMAGE: Babar Azam who made his T20I debut in September 2016 is currently the number one ranked cricketer in the shortest format of the game. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters Pakistan’s new white-ball skipper Babar Azam has said that he would like to follow former World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan’s style of captaincy. Last week Azam was named as Pakistan ODI captain by the Cricket Board. The right-handed Azam, who has been one of the world’s leading batsmen across formats over the last year, replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed as the skipper.”I would like to go with what I have learnt that is attacking. So, I would like to follow Imran Khan style of captaincy. As captain, you have to learn to be cool. You have to take players with you as well as planning with them against other teams,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Azam as saying. “There are instances when you get angry inside but then you have to contain yourself and must have to control your aggression in the field. The confidence is the key and the more you back your players, they will give their best,” he added. Azam who made his T20I debut in September 2016 is currently the… Read full this story
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