‘Iski dukan Babar Azam ke Naam se chalti hai’ – Pakistan fans slam Indian journalist for mocking their skipper while comparing with Azam Khan

Babar Azam has been a sensational batter for Pakistan across all formats so far.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam (Image Source: Twitter)

Babar Azam is currently busy playing in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL). In this edition, he is the skipper of Peshawar Zalmi. Currently, his team is in the fourth position with four points in four matches. However, PSL has been a great tournament for the Pakistan skipper as he is the leading highest scorer in the history of the tournament.

However, Azam Khan has been a great find for the Men in Green in recent times. He has shown his explosive batting skills and big six-hitting skills in several tournaments for several franchises. He impressed his fans once again on 24 February 2023. Azam Khan smashed 97 runs off 42 balls, including nine fours and eight sixes. Now, regarding that innings, one Indian journalist came up with a tweet to take a dig at Babar Azam.

Here is the shared tweet:

Babar Azam has been heavily criticised in recent times for his strike rate in T20s

Speaking of the tweet, the journalist wrote: “Chalo kissi Azam ko to T20 khelna aata hai! 97 off 42 Azam Khan @MAzamKhan45”. Fans noticed this and understood that he took a dig at Babar Azam while praising Azam Khan for his knock. This is not the first time when this journalist has taken a dig at the Pakistan skipper for his batting abilities in the shortest format of the game. Babar has been heavily criticised in recent times for his strike rate in the shortest format of the game.

Speaking about Babar Azam, he has played 99 T20Is so far for the Men in Green. In 94 innings, he has scored 3355 runs, at an average of 41.41 and a strike rate of 127.80. He has managed to score two centuries and 30 fifties so far in this format. Hearing such a comment from the journalist, Pakistan fans slammed him on the social media platform.

Here is how fans have reacted to the statement from the journalist on Twitter:


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