World Cup 2023: Babar Azam Encounters Rohit Sharma in Ahmedabad Ahead of Captains Day.


World Cup 2023: Babar Azam Encounters Rohit Sharma in Ahmedabad Ahead of Captains Day.

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Pakistan’s captain, Babar Azam, arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, October 4, where he received a grand welcome before the much-anticipated Captains’ Day event. This gathering marks a significant prelude to the World Cup 2023, set to commence with a thrilling rematch of the 2019 final between New Zealand and England. Babar Azam, alongside the captains of the other eight participating teams, will be in attendance for this Captains’ Day affair.

After basking in the enthusiastic reception, where he was greeted with joy, Babar Azam sought out Indian captain Rohit Sharma, who had arrived in Ahmedabad ahead of him. The two captains shared a heartfelt embrace before engaging in a casual conversation.


Babar Azam departed for Ahmedabad following his participation in Pakistan’s warm-up match against Pat Cummins’ Australia at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Babar showcased a stellar performance, scoring an impressive 90 runs off 59 balls before retiring out.

His exceptional form continued in the first practice match against Tom Latham’s New Zealand, where he delivered another noteworthy knock, amassing 80 runs. Upon their arrival in Hyderabad, the Pakistani players were met with a jubilant reception, a moment they happily shared on their Instagram stories. Among them, Babar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Mohammad Rizwan expressed their gratitude for the warm welcome.

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