Lahore: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, who is widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world, is currently enjoying some well-deserved rest from cricket. The captain posted a video of himself playing golf, which quickly gained popularity.
Babar, who has been a key player for Pakistan in all formats of the game, has been advised to take a break from the ongoing T20I series against Afghanistan by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The decision was taken to give some of the young players who had performed well in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) a chance to show their skills at the international level. As a result, Babar Azam, along with other key players including Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Rizwan, and Shaheen Shah Afridi, were rested for the series.
In a recent tweet, Babar shared a video of him playing golf at a course in Lahore. The video quickly went viral on social media and garnered over 31.2k likes on Twitter within day of being posted.
Golf is a popular pastime among cricketers and many of them take up the sport as a way to relax and unwind during their free time. Babar’s love for golf is no secret, and he has been seen playing the game on several occasions in the past.
While Babar is taking some time off from cricket, his fans will be eagerly waiting for him to return to the field. The Pakistani captain is widely regarded as one of the most talented batsmen in the world and has been a key player for Pakistan in all formats of the game.
It remains to be seen when Babar will make his return to the cricket field, but one thing is for sure – his fans will be eagerly waiting for him to do so. In the meantime, Babar can continue to enjoy his love for golf and take some well-deserved time off from the game.