The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has determined to retain Babar Azam because the nationwide workforce’s captain until World T20 subsequent 12 months.
Babar, who changed Sarfraz Ahmed as T20I captain final 12 months, was additionally given the cost of the ODI aspect in a while. His first task as an ODI skipper will likely be in opposition to Zimbabwe.
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Babar was made captain of the nationwide T20I aspect for one 12 months, and his future was to be determined following the workforce’s efficiency within the World T20 scheduled for November.
Nonetheless, with the match delayed until subsequent 12 months, the board has determined to increase Babar’s tenure as a limited-overs skipper till subsequent 12 months to present him confidence, mentioned sources conversant in the event.
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Head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq, who resigned as chief selector in the present day to give attention to his teaching function, additionally confirmed the event. Addressing a press convention in Lahore, he mentioned that the board has determined to retain Babar as captain until the T20 World Cup. Nonetheless, it’s the board’s prerogative to determine on his future, he added.