Pakistan’s all-format captain, Babar Azam, has responded to former Australian captain, Ricky Ponting’s recent comments where he praised the 28-year-old’s performance.
The star batter claimed in an interview that Ricky Ponting’s recent assessment of his performance gave him more confidence.
The cricket player from Lahore admitted that getting praise from a renowned player boosts his self-confidence and motivates him to get better.
Ponting, who has extensive understanding of the game, has experienced comparable circumstances, according to Babar, therefore his praise for the player carries a lot of weight.
The right-handed batter concurred with Ricky Ponting and stated that in order to play at his best, he always tries to take criticism positively.
It’s important to note that Ponting recently lauded Babar, adding, “I love seeing him play. I believe there is room for improvement; let’s hope it materializes.
The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy winner Babar talked about his leadership approach and said that his guiding principles are honesty and fielding Pakistan’s strongest team.
Babar is dedicated to helping his colleagues feel at ease on the field because he feels that in order to get the most out of his players, he must build confidence in them.