PAK vs CAN: Ahmed Shehzad indirectly calls Babar Azam ‘ghante ka king’ in scathing critique

Ahmed Shehzad  and Babar Azam

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad lashed out at current team captain Babar Azam after the team suffered a disappointing defeat against India in the T20 World Cup 2024. He lashed out at the right-hander and said people call him King but he doesn’t deserve it. that title.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has come under serious scrutiny after his team’s loss in the match against India in the T20 World Cup 2024. The team captain has failed as both a leader and a batsman, which It has made the team have many difficulties. .

Babar Azam since he was re-elected captain of the team, things have not gone as he wanted. Under his leadership, Pakistan has failed to get going, losing to New Zealand C, Ireland and England ahead of the 2024 T20 World Cup.

The same continued even in the T20 World Cup 2024. Pakistan faced a disappointing defeat against the United States of America in their first match of the tournament. He was even rated as one of the biggest surprises in cricket by the ICC.

To make matters worse, Pakistan also lost the match against India. They lost the game from the winning position. In all these games, Babar Azam has failed to make an impact as his form with the bat is a big concern and also the team is not doing well.

Ahmed Shehzad lashed out at Babar Azam pointing out the number of runs the captain has scored in the losing cause. He added that when Babar scores, his team loses the game and claimed that he made a big fuss because he took the lead on him to gain sympathy.

Ahmed Shehzad also criticized Babar Azam for favoritism in the team and highlighted how the captain helps players receive false reports from physiotherapists. In a video posted on his YouTube channel, he explained:

“You say you are the greatest player in the world. Tell me, you have 1,400 runs in your losing statistic. What king is he? Which number one batsman in the world has 1,400 runs and he is number three in the world? Every time he scores, his team loses the game. You highlighted his small things on social media and made them so big that you fooled the people of Pakistan.

“You use young kids on your team who you have to groom and turn into good players and take them with you, you make them criticize on social media. You see Saim Ayub and Azam Khan. You left Azam Khan alone there. Any player on your team who has to play two home games makes a report with the physio and leaves.”

You did not evolve or improve with time – Ahmed Shehzad on Pakistan

Ahmed Shehzad further stated that Pakistan team is behind the world and did not evolve with time. While he was talking about the same, he added:

“And as soon as the PSL and Pakistan cricket comes, you guys will get fit again. You are behind the world. That was the old cricket that was played 4 or 5 years ago. You remained stubborn. You didn’t evolve or improve over time. So, where has the world’s cricket gone? And where has your cricket gone?

In the match against India, Babar Azam managed only 13 runs off 10 balls. While against the United States, he struggled to bat freely and finished with 44 runs off 43 balls.