New Delhi: Pakistan fast bowling legend Wasim Akram strongly criticized captain Babar Azam for not being ” intelligent enough ” with team selection and omitting veteran middle – or der batter Shoaib Malik from Pakistan’s squad for the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia.
” Everyone from Pakis tan since last year, including us ( former cricket ers ), knew that the middle order is slightly weak. If I was the captain, what is my end goal as a skipper? It is to win the World Cup.
” I will go to any extent in selecting the team who can win you the World Cup. If I want Shoaib Malik in the middle – order, I will make sure that I convey that to the chairman of selectors other. wise I will say I am not captaining the side if I don’t get the team of my choice, ” said Akram.