Babar Azam, one of the leading batsmen of world cricket and the Pakistani cricket team, has been appointed as the captain of Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 8. Babar Azam joined Peshawar Zalmi before the Pakistan Super League 8.
In his talk, he said that the leadership of Peshawar Zalmi is an honor and he is excited about the new challenge. He mentioned that Peshawar Zalmi is one of the best teams in the history of PSL and has performed consistently.
Chairman Peshawar Zalmi, Mr. Javed Afridi, said that Babar Azam is currently the best batsman in the world in all three formats of the game and the pride of Pakistan cricket. Under his captaincy, Peshawar Zalmi will perform brilliantly in PSL 8, he further added that Babar Azam’s world-class batting and captaincy experience will help Peshawar Zalmi.
Peshawar Zalmi’s management thanked former captain and successful bowler of PSL history Wahab Riaz and is hoping that Wahab Riaz will continue to give match-winning performances in PSL 8 as he did in the past.