- Babar Azam stays not out on 77 in opposition to South Africa
- That is the younger skipper’s sixteenth Check fifty
- Babar, Fawad Alam construct sturdy partnership to rescue Pakistan from one other batting collapse
Pakistan cricket followers are displaying like to skipper Babar Azam for his easy and spectacular cowl drives that have been the discuss of the day in the course of the second Check match between Pakistan and South Africa.
The hosts have been in bother when Babar Azam and Fawad Alam got here out to bat, down three wickets on solely 22 runs. Nevertheless, Babar once more performed a captain’s knock and scored his sixteenth Check century.
His cowl drives off the South African pacemen was showered with reward on social media by followers.
The rain dashed this fan’s want, who needed to see Babar increase the bat for a century at the moment.
One other thought all the session belonged to Babar Azam, and his cowl drives.
One cricket fan uploaded a brief clip of a number of boundaries scored by the stellar batsman.
One fan described Babar Azam as a “brand of cover drives”.
Heavy rain delayed the resumption of the post-tea session on the opening day of the second Check match between Pakistan and South Africa on Thursday.
Babar Azam and Fawad Alam introduced Pakistan out of the woods with a 100 runs plus partnership, after the inexperienced shirts misplaced three fast wickets.
As gamers walked off the sector on the tea break, it started to pour, with rain lashing the Rawalpindi stadium as groundsmen positioned the covers on the pitch and adjoining space.
Play was as a result of resume at 3:00 PM native time (1000 GMT) however persistent rain stored gamers within the dressing rooms.
Pakistan, who received the toss and batted, have been 145-3 on the tea break with skipper Babar Azam on 77 not out and Fawad Alam unbeaten on 42.