Babar Azam set to switch Azhar Ali as Pakistan Check captain for New Zealand tour


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The Pakistan Cricket Board’s Board of Governors (BOG) on Monday is predicted to offer its seal o approval on the appointment of Babar Azam as the brand new Check captain for the upcoming tour to New Zealand changing Azhar Ali.

“Babar is the unanimous option to be appointed check captain and he has had discussions with prime officers and given his consent to take up the problem,” a PCB supply stated.

The BOG, which can maintain its assembly in Lahore on Monday, can also be tipped to have two new members, former males’s captain Shahid Afridi and girls’s captain Sana Mir as its new members.

Each the previous gamers will probably be inducted on the BOG as impartial technocrats that are positions as laid down within the structure of the board.

The PCB confirmed on Sunday that the agenda for Monday’s assembly included a evaluation of the report on the nationwide males’s workforce performances.

A dependable supply within the board stated that whereas Chairman Ehsan Mani will search approval to nominate a brand new Check captain on Monday, the official announcement ought to come on November 11, when the board will announce 35 sturdy squad for the New Zealand tour.

Cricket New Zealand has requested the PCB to ship a most of 35 gamers in its nationwide workforce and A squad.

The PCB supply stated that the board felt that it was time to spend money on Babar and this could enable him to be taught with time and cool down as long-term captain in all three codecs with three World Cups arising within the subsequent three years, two of them in India.

“The mantra behind eager to make Babar check captain is that make your finest participant the captain,” the supply stated.

Azhar, nonetheless, will probably be touring New Zealand for the 2 Check collection

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