West Indies Series Is Important, Will Try To Win And Get Points – Babar Azam


Pakistan skipper Babar Azam revealed that the team is excited to play in the post-covid scenario and will be keen to grab some crucial points against West Indies when the two teams meet for a 3-match ODI series.

While speaking at a news conference at the National High-Performance Centre (NHPC), Babar said that the goal is to focus on cementing a place in the 2023 ODI World Cup.

It feels good to meet and interact with the media in this way [physically]. The cricketers had been holding virtual press conferences and media talks due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are excited to play in the post-COVID scenario,” Babar mentioned.

Babar Azam (Image Credits: Twitter)

Babar also mentioned that the series will be played in hot conditions and the players will be prepared as they are currently part of a conditioning camp.

“Rizwan is performing well and always backs me up” – Babar Azam

Babar and Mohammad Rizwan have formed a deadly opening combo in the white-ball format and the Pakistani skipper is more than happy to partner him at the top in the kind of form they are in.

The series is very important, we will try to win and get points. Rizwan is performing well and always backs me up and supports me. Our training camp is starting from tomorrow while all the participants are very excited,” he further added.

Mohammad Rizwan
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The preparatory camp will begin on June 1 and will end on June 4. The series will be held in Multan after PCB had to reschedule due to political issues in Rawalpindi. The 3-match ODI series gets underway on June 8.

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