Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) 2023: Babar Azam is ready to play for the Peshawar Zalmi within the upcoming version of the T20 match after enjoying six seasons for the Karachi Kings.
Babar joins Peshawar Zalmi for Pakistan Tremendous League 2023. Courtesy: AP
By India Today Web Desk: Babar Azam is ready to ply his commerce for the Peshawar Zalmi within the 2023 version of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL). After spending a solitary season with Islamabad United, the 28-year-old joined Karachi Kings again in 2017 and was a stalwart for them for as many as six seasons.
He was additionally named because the Kings’ skipper again in 2021, changing Imad Wasim, however he failed as his workforce did not make their approach by to the playoffs. Babar is at present the one batter with over 2000 runs within the historical past of the PSL, having scored 2413 runs from 68 matches at a median of 42.33 with 23 half-centuries.
Javed Afridi, the proprietor of the Zalmi, confirmed that the Lahore-born Babar could be plying his commerce for the 2017 champions. If studies are to be believed, the Kings have traded Babar for Shoaib Malik, who has been a vital member of the Zalmi over the previous couple of seasons.
Kings’ proprietor Salman Iqbal thanked the Lahore-born Babar for contributing closely with the bat for the workforce over time.
“I’m so glad that you just have been a part of the Karachi Kings household for six seasons. Thanks and all the perfect Babar Azam. Bus ab Karachi ke in opposition to cowl drives na maarna,” the proprietor was quoted as saying.
Babar is at present in Australia the place he’s captaining Pakistan within the T20 World Cup 2022. Though Babar hasn’t been in one of the best of type, the Males in Inexperienced are already by to the ultimate the place they may face Jos Buttler’s England on November 13 on the Melbourne Cricket Floor.
After a string of low scores, Babar scored a half-century in a 105-run stand with Mohammad Rizwan through the semi-final in opposition to New Zealand on the Sydney Cricket Floor.