Babar Azam’s father, Azam Siddique, shared an inspiring story about his son’s cricket journey, highlighting the early challenges that paved the way for Babar’s global success.
During a match, Babar Azam scored 84 runs against Mohammad Asif’s team, hitting 11 boundaries. Impressed by his performance, Mohammad Asif recommended him to the administration, saying, “Why are you hesitating with him? He hit me for 11 fours. Note down his name and include him in the bank team; he will prove to be an asset to you.”
Mansoor Rana of ZTBL noticed Babar’s talent and offered him an opportunity at the National Cricket Academy. After witnessing Babar’s skills, Mohammad Asif spoke in support of him, predicting that he would be an asset to the team. This prediction came true as Babar Azam’s cricketing journey flourished.