“She proved to have good luck” – Babar Azam dedicates PSL 2024 century to mother

Babar Azam

Pakistani batsman and captain of Peshawar Zalmi Babar Azam He smashed a brilliant century during the Pakistan Super League 2024 match against Islamabad United. Babar played an innings of 111* runs off 63 balls and hit 14 fours and 2 sixes during his stay at the crease. Babar’s fans had been waiting for a century for a long time, but the former Pakistan captain could not convert his delivery into a big goal.

Babar AzamThe mother had also come to watch the match and the batsman believed that she was lucky for him. Babar added that his mother came to witness his match for the first time and she was very happy with her call.

Babar Azam dedicates his century to his mother

Babar Azam said quoted by Geo News, “My mother came [to watch] for the first time. She is very happy. She enjoyed it. She always looks at home but she proved to be [a source of] good luck for me. “She came to watch the game and I scored a hundred.”

Babar Azam’s knock helped Peshawar Zalmi to a score of 201/5 in which Saim Ayub also played 38 innings while opening the innings with Babar. Ayub smashed 3 fours and 2 sixes during his stay at the crease. Shadab Khan got 2 wickets for Islamabad United, while Naseem Shah and Agha Salman got 1 wicket each.

Chasing the target, Islamabad United could only score 193/9 and ended up falling short of the target. Colin Munro and Azam Khan played innings of 71 and 75 runs respectively. Arif Yaqoob took a 5-wicket haul, while Saim Ayub, Luke Wood, Naveen-ul-Haq and Salman Irshad took 1 wicket each.

Babar Azam had to resign as captain of Pakistan after his terrible form with the bat in the year 2023. The right-handed batsman, who is currently the number one ODI batsman, could not score runs against quality attacks like India. , Australia and England, while he scored centuries against low-ranked teams like Nepal and Zimbabwe.

Babar Azam also failed to score runs during the 2023 ODI World Cup, resulting in Pakistan’s early exclusion from the tournament. During the World Cup and last year’s Test series against Australia, the former Pakistan captain struggled to find form. During the ICC event, the right-handed batsman scored 320 runs at a strike rate of 82.90.

After Pakistan was eliminated from the tournament, Babar resigned as all-format captain and Shaheen Afridi took over as T20I captain. However, in the first three games of the five-match T20I series against New Zealand, Babar showed signs of regaining his form.

Babar Azam’s problems with the bat continued during the Test series against Australia and the batsman failed to score runs with the bat once again. Pakistan ended up losing the three-match series 3-0.

Against the Kiwis, the experienced batsman scored 57, 66 and 58. In total, he scored 213 runs in the series, at an average of 42.6. However, the batsman could not finish his team’s games and they ended up losing the five-match series 4-1.