Zero in the ground but hero on Twitter. The cricketers of the national team who showed poor performance on the field started playing politics on social media. After winning the Karachi Test, the English cricket team whitewashed Pakistan in a Test series for the first time in seventy years at home ground.
After which the demand to remove Babar Azam from the captaincy started gaining strength. After the defeat, Shaheen Shah and Haris Rauf came to the support of captain Babar Azam.
Shaheen tweeted that Babar is our and Pakistan’s pride and identity. He is our captain and will remain. It is forbidden to think of anything other than Babar. Babar is I and your captain and will remain so.
Babar Azam hamari or Pakistan ki Shan, jaan or pehchan hai. Wo Hamara kaptaan hai or rahe ga. Kuch or #sochnabhimanah hai.
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) December 20, 2022
Similarly Haris Rauf wrote in a tweet that Babar Azam is our captain and will always be.
— Haris Rauf (@HarisRauf14) December 20, 2022
On the other hand, many cricket fans on Twitter raised the question that whether to retain Babar Azam or not, the decision will be made by the team management chairman PCB or the players.