It was announced earlier this year that Muhammad Hafeez would retire from international cricket and that he would join the team as a sports analyst for the T20 World Cup taking place in Pakistan in 2022
The team in charge of Pakistan, Muhammad Hafeez, has been appointed as ICC ambassador for the Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, in which he will represent the country at the ICC event. He has travelled to Australia and will be present at the last two matches played by Pakistan against South Africa and Bangladesh.
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The International Cricket Council appointed Hafeez as the ambassador for Pakistan for the 2018 cricket season. He is the only Pakistani named as an ambassador by the International Cricket Council. Hafeez will represent Pakistan on the ground during Pakistan’s matches against South Africa and Bangladesh on November 3rd and 6th.
It has been announced that Muhammad Hafeez has retired from international cricket earlier this year, and he currently works as a sports analyst on a sports show in Pakistan that will feature the T20 World Cup in 2022.
Hafeez’s remarks about Babar Azam’s captaincy before he left for the T20 World Cup created quite the stir when he made them before leaving for the tournament. According to Hafeez, the team lost the match to Zimbabwe and India as a result of poor play on Hafeez’s part.
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Azam’s captaincy is like a sacred goat to Muhammad Hafeez, who believes that it cannot be criticized because it is like a sacred animal. After being defeated by India on Sunday in the opening T20 match of the 2022 World Cup, he criticised the captaincy of Babar Azam for his performance during the match.
I believe that Hafeez made a mistake when he gave the last over to Muhammad Nawaz during which Pakistan acted as a defendable target for India. The game had been dominated by Pakistan till the very last over of the game. Mohammad Hafeez made the following statement when asked about Babar Azam’s captaincy: “Babar Azam’s captaincy is the sort of thing which cannot be criticized. This is the third consecutive big game where we have seen flaws in Babar’s captaincy, but we keep hearing that by the time he turns 32, he will have learned.”
According to him, in yesterday’s cricket match, while India was struggling for even four runs a over, from the 7th over until the 11th over, what is the reason why Babar did not fulfill the spin quota overs within this timeframe?” he asked.
Muhammad Hafeez named ICC ambassador for 2022 World Cup
After losing the toss, Pakistan set a target of 160 runs for India to chase after choosing to bat first. The Pakistani team lost eight wickets during the game. It was a disappointing start to the match for India in which they lost four wickets in the opening ten overs. There is no doubt that Virat Kohli’s heroics at the end of the match won India the match. The team performed poorly according to Shoaib Malik as well.