- Saiman Das
Azam Khan Body Shame: Azam Khan was removed for 1 run in the second T20I against Afghanistan after trying to establish his record during the initial match.
Pakistan cricket became the initial top-6 country to lose a whole T20I series against Afghanistan, setting an unfavorable record. After a dominant victory in the first T20I, Afghanistan extended their march in the second encounter, claiming the season with one match to spare.
Pakistan’s plan to spare a number of prominent players for the series backfired, as many periphery players failed to capitalize on the occasion. Azam Khan, Pakistan’s wicket-keeper batter, was one of the players who frustrated enthusiasts.
In the second T20I against Afghanistan, Azam Khan lasted only four deliveries and scored one run. A fan was seen body-shaming him with motions as he returned to the pavillion. The video quickly went viral on various platforms.
Azam had a dismal series after being out for a duck in the opening T20I. Fans had been disappointed not just by his hitting but also by his wicket-keeping, with some even pointing to his lack of fitness as the cause of his terrible performances.
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About the game, Pakistan’s series skipper, Shadab Khan, stated that his teammates were anxious. Because many of them were competing for the senior squad for the initial time.
Azam Khan batted at number six, with his squad down at 60/4. But he really can not disturb the scorers enough, just scoring one run, and Pakistan sank even deeper. Following his removal, a spectator was spotted yelling at the wicketkeeper-batter for his failure.
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Moreover, the fan was spotted fat-shaming Azam Khan with his movement. Despite the fact that the spectators behind him were upset with Pakistan’s performance in the game. For the uninitiated, Azam Khan was out for a duck in the first T20I, compounding his woes after being out for only one run in the previous match.
“That was a good result. We were suffering once more. According to statistics, if you lose three wickets in the powerplay, you lose 70% of the matches.
I believe they are apprehensive since they are competing with Pakistan for the first time (the new batters). We must support them.
You may not always do well, but your attitude is important. It matters more to me. They are gifted. They will be fantastic cricketers. Tomorrow, I’ll play for pride “He said this during the post-match ceremony held.
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