Is Skipper Babar Azam Unhappy With The South Africa Bound Squad?

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Reports in media suggest that Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam is not happy with chief selector i.e. Mohd. Wasim after the announcement of Pakistan’s squad for the series against South Africa and Zimbabwe.  

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Babar Azam Not Happy With The Squad For The Series In South Africa?

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According to various news news stories Babar Azam isn’t too happy with Mohd. Wasim as a number of cricketers the skipper wanted in the Africa bound squad were ignored. The news stories suggest that the 26 year old was particularly disappointed with the sacking of Imad Wasim who leads his Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise i.e. Karachi Kings.

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Moreover, the skipper as per reports was also not amused after the likes of Amir Yameen, Ammad Butt, Iftikhar Ahmed and Kamran Ghulam were dropped even though none of them was allowed a proper opportunity during the recently concluded home series against South Africa.

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Is Misbah Unamused Too?

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Media reports also suggest that the head coach is also not on the same page with the chief selector owing to the sacking of leg-spinner Yasir Shah and the selection of Sharjeel Khan. Misbah according to the news story feels that Sharjeel Khan is over-weight and so, should not have been considered for the tour. Moreover, Misbah has also found leaving Yasir Shah on similar grounds as mind-boggling.