Karachi Kings, a Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise, has named star to batter Babar Azam as their new captain for the seventh edition of the tournament. Babar will take over for all-rounder Imad Wasim, who led the team for the previous four seasons.
Babar has been the star for Karachi Kings over the last few seasons and is one of the league’s most consistent performers. He is currently the PSL’s all-time leading scorer and has been a standout for the club since being acquired from Islamabad United five seasons ago
The 27-year-old was Karachi’s standout performer in PSL 5, as the franchise won its first PSL title. Because of his outstanding performances, he was named tournament player of the year. The flamboyant batter is already leading the national team in all three formats and has been a driving force behind the national team’s resurgence. He recently led the Men in Green to the 2021 T20 World Cup semi-finals, their first appearance since the 2012 edition..