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Babar Azam should quit captaincy in a single format: Mohammad Azharuddin

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Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin urges Babar Azam should quit captaincy in a single format as going ahead, it’s going to take a toll on him.

“Behtareen batsman hai (He is an excellent batter). He is consistent as well. Captaincy is an issue. He has led Pakistan really well so far,” Mohammad Azharuddin on former Pakistan cricketer Basit Ali’s YouTube channel.

Azhar explains the explanation why he thinks it’s going to take a toll on Babar due to the quantity of cricket these days being performed.

“Now the time has come that every team should have a different captain for different formats. The pressure is immense. At some point, he will have to give up captaincy in one format,” stated Azhar.

Azam’s Pakistan crew have been by means of a tough patch in Tests just lately. They went by means of a whitewash in a three-match Test sequence at dwelling to England as just lately as December. That dismal end result was then adopted up by a two-match sequence towards New Zealand, which later led to a draw as nicely.

In a press convention just lately, Babar Azam was requested if relinquishing his captaincy duties in Test cricket might assist him succeed as a superb batter in worldwide cricket.

“I don’t have to justify myself to anyone. I know how I am doing. My focus is on performing well for Pakistan,” he had stated.