The recently chosen skipper for the white-ball cricket, Babar Azam, was live in a media conversation organized by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) where he revealed his fearlessness facing England’s pacer, Jofra Archer.
Azam uttered instead of seeing who is bowling, he focuses on the variety of the ball to play a sensible knock accordingly.
Babar Azam: I watch the bowl and play, not who is bowling
“We are prepared for the series. I am on my plan and I know which kind of bowling will be up against me. I watch the bowl and doesn’t play by the name of the bowler,” Babar said.
The newly elected skipper also revealed the moments one gets blessed with after he reached his ton. He said that after achieving the feat, the ultimate goal is to cross the boundaries for turning hundreds into the more exceptional scores. Babar is looking forward to smashing tons and reaching the double figures against England.
“When you cross a century mark, you want to go and convert into a bigger one. This is something I wish to do during the test series,” he added.
Babar has put his faith in the pace line-up of Pakistan as he says Abbas, being a county player, possesses English pitches’ experience whereas, Naseem Shah and Shaheen Shah Afridi, emerging as the potent players have risen the expectations of the side.
“We are eagerly looking forward to playing and focused on winning the series. They have the home advantage but our bowlers will give a tough time to their fragile top-order. Mohammad Abbas has been playing here in counties and have experienced and Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah has full potential to shine. The expectations are high and I hope they will do well,” he maintained.