Monday, June 17, 2024

Babar Azam Meets Sunil Gavaskar Ahead of T20 World Cup 2024

Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar had a pleasant conversation with Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan’s cricket team, at the London airport on Saturday, June 1. This meeting happened as the Pakistan team was on their way to the USA for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024.

The official X (formerly Twitter) account of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared a video of the team leaving London and arriving in Dallas. In the video, Babar Azam, who has received high praise from Gavaskar for his exceptional batting skills, was visibly pleased to meet the cricket legend.

This encounter comes just a few days before the much-anticipated India versus Pakistan match in the T20 World Cup. The arch-rivals are scheduled to face each other on June 9 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, located near New York. This match is expected to draw a lot of attention from cricket fans around the world.

Before the big clash with India, Babar Azam and his team will play their opening match against the USA on June 6 in Dallas. The arrival of the Pakistan team in Dallas marks the beginning of their World Cup campaign, and they are gearing up for a strong start.

The meeting between Gavaskar and Babar at the airport was a significant moment, highlighting the mutual respect and camaraderie that exists between cricket players, regardless of national rivalries. Fans from both nations appreciated seeing two cricketing greats share a friendly conversation.

As the T20 World Cup approaches, cricket enthusiasts are eagerly waiting to see how Babar Azam and his team perform, especially in the highly charged match against India. The tournament promises exciting matches and memorable moments, with the meeting of Gavaskar and Babar adding a special touch to the pre-tournament atmosphere.

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