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T20 World Cup: Why Ricky Ponting prefers Babar Azam over Shaheen Afridi as Pakistan captain | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The great Ricky Ponting of Australia feels that with Babar Azam leading the team, Pakistan appears much more entrenched.Babar captained Pakistan in the shortest version of the game for a short while before being reappointed earlier this year, replacing famed pacer Shaheen Afridi.And Ponting believes that with Babar leading the team, Pakistan's chances of duplicating their one title victory from 2009 and improving upon their runner-up result from the most recent T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022 are far greater."Captaincy just sits well with some people and it doesn't sit well with others. We've seen it through the years that some of the best players that have ever played the game have not necessarily made the best captains and the thing that makes some of the very best playe...