Babar Azam, Pakistan’s highest-ranked batsman in the present day, just lately shared how as soon as former captain Shoaib Malik calmed him down when he was a teenager taking part in a aspect match.
Malik, who simply turned 40 a couple of days in the past, obtained adulation from followers across the globe on his birthday. Many individuals took to Twitter to share their experiences, with one fan claiming the cricketer and his spouse, Sania, as soon as left their meal to take an image with him.
Seems, Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam has his very personal Shoaib Malik second took.
“It was Dec 2012. Pakistan team was about to tour India. I was called in for a side practice match,” narrated Azam. “When it was my flip to bat I used to be nervous. He walked to me, calmed me down and instructed everybody round:
“Let the kid play!”
Describing him as a “kind soul”, the Pakistani skipper wished his teammate Shoaib Malik joyful birthday.