Azhar Ali, brought into the world 19 February 1985, is a Pakistani global cricketer who is the current skipper of the Pakistan public group in Test cricket.
Azhar Ali’s Captaincy:
When Misbah-ul-Haq left ODIs, assigning Misbah’s substitute was difficult for the Pakistan Cricket Board. The budding candidates were either exorbitantly clashing or had some issues regarding discipline. A long time back, thought was given to the selectors by Sarfraz Ahmed, but they ended up selecting Azhar Ali instead, who had not played ODI cricket for almost two years. While this choice was bound by many, Azhar Ali appeared to be made arrangements to take the Pakistani assembling truly on top.
So, Azhar Ali took over as Pakistan Test captain from Sarfaraz Ahmed in October 2019, preceding Australia’s visit.
It was a rite of passage for the top-request batsman who drove his generally unpracticed side to substantial sequential annihilations against Tim Paine’s predominant Aussies
Allegation of Wasim Akram and PCB’s Reaction:
As of late, news diverts in the nation revealed not long ago that Wasim Akram had raised worries about Ali’s authority before asking the likewise neutral Khan to suggest a difference in the captain. Notwithstanding, the PCB has since rubbished that hypothesis.
The improvement came a day after it was accounted for on a few news channels that an individual from PCB’s Cricket Committee, Wasim Akram, had grumbled to the Prime Minister concerning Azhar Ali’s absence of administration abilities.
He supposedly accused Azhar of Pakistan’s thrashing against England at Manchester and asked the PM to suggest another Test skipper.
Various previous cricketers had condemned Azhar Ali for his guarded captaincy against England following the group’s destruction, notwithstanding being in a triumphant position.
It’s consistently a major request any away side to go to the UK looking for wins. They demonstrated tricky for Azhar Ali and co, as Pakistan lost the rain influenced three-coordinate arrangement 1-0.
In the primary Test, the guests grabbed rout from the jaws of triumph, and fingers were pointed correctly at the 35-year-old’s cautious field settings and negative non-verbal communication as contributing variables to the destruction.
Notwithstanding, he skipped back in the last Test of the arrangement, indicating the meaningful quality of character with the first-inning thump of 141* against a strong English team.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has denied the reports that Prime Minister Imran Khan is discontent with Azhar Ali’s captaincy during England’s visit and needs him supplanted as the Test captain.
The Pakistan team management is discontent with the analysis by previous movement legend Wasim Akram during his editorial stretch in the continuous Test arrangement among England and Pakistan.
As indicated by sources, the team board and players have communicated their complaints to the PCB authorities. Players accept that Wasim Akram should not be brutal in his analysis as he is a significant individual from the PCB cricket board.
Wasim Akram, who is additionally essential for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) cricket council, has transparently censured the mix-ups of Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali, which has rankled the group executives.
The board has guaranteed the team management that they will stop talking with Wasim Akram for this issue.
It must be noticed that the PCB cricket panel will present a report concerning the arrangement after the England visit finishes up.
Azhar Ali must chip away at turning into a more proactive captain; however, it seems like the Pakistan Cricket Board is set up to allow him to develop into the function as a portion of the world’s top group plans to visit the nation the coming years.
BY: NAUSHABA CHAUDHRY