Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam are compared by Shadab Khan. “There is nothing more charming than playing Test cricket for your country,” says Shadab Khan.
Shadab Khan, a star Pakistani all-rounder, has highlighted the difference between former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed’s and current captain Babar Azam’s captaincies. He claimed that the wicketkeeper-batter was a more active leader on the field than Babar because he was more vocal. The current captain has established himself as one of the best batters in world cricket and has also done well in the leadership department. He will captain a resurgent Pakistani team in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, followed by the ODI World Cup in India next year.
After Pakistan failed to reach the World Cup semi-finals in 2019, Babar took over as captain. Before the Australia tour, the wicketkeeper-batter fire and replaced by Azhar Ali in Tests and Babar in white-ball cricket. Babar also took over as Test captain at the end of 2020 and has performed admirably since then. He has brought the fractured Pakistani squad back together and will most likely remain in charge for some time. Shadab Khan, Pakistan’s current vice-captain for white-ball teams. Made his international debut under Sarfaraz’s leadership and is being groom as the team’s next leader.
“On the field, Sarfaraz was an active captain, whereas Babar Azam does not show many emotions and remains calm. He stated that Babar was under pressure during his early captaincy, but he is now well settled,” Shadab Khan said in a Twitter video.
Shadab Khan: I want to play Test cricket.
Shadab has only played six Tests for Pakistan, with his most recent appearance coming against England in August 2020. He has three fifties and 14 wickets in Test cricket and is looking to make a comeback. He regards Test cricket as the game’s pinnacle and believes there is nothing more enthralling than playing for one’s country.
“I want to play Test cricket, but to be honest, I don’t think I can make the Test squad right now.” “I haven’t played first-class cricket in a long time, but I’d like to make a comeback in the premium format of the game because nothing beats playing Test cricket for your country,” Shadab Khan added.