The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to name Babar Azam as the vice captain of national cricket team. The decision was announced today in a joint press conference by Chairman PCB Ihsan Mani and Coach cum chief Selector Misbah Ul haq.
While, Safaraz Ahmed has been retained as the captain of national cricket team. Misbah Ul haq will also be doing the duties of batting coach during Sri Lanka series. He further stated that Azam has been made vice captain just for Sri Lanka series.
Responding to a question regarding shifting the venue for Sri Lanka series, Chairman PCB said that we don’t have enough time to change the venue now.He also announced that the manager of national cricket team has been selected. While the announcement is expected to be made in the next few days. Squad for the Sri Lanka series will also be announced in the next few days, he said.
Talking to media, Misbah congratulated the newly appointed vice captain Babar Azam. Misbah said that we need consistency in our performance. He also said that Abid Ali will also be given chance considering his brilliant form and fitness.