Updated May 28th, 2024 at 17:33 IST

'Upar nahi chado': Pakistan captain Babar Azam rudely scolds fans who wanted a selfie with him

Pakistan white ball skipper Babar Azam was seen vexed with the demeanor of excited fans, who wanted selfies with the Pak cricketer.

Babar Azam | Image:@falahtah
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Pakistan white ball skipper Babar Azam was seen vexed with the demeanor of excited fans, who wanted selfies with the Pak cricketer. The incident took place in Cardiff, where Pakistan and England will square off in the 3rd T20I of the ongoing 4-match series. The clip which is making rounds on social media showcases a livid Azam asking fanatics to give him some room.

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Babar Azam seen infuriated with fans

Babar Azam, who keeps a high temperament while batting, lost his calm when a group of fans tried to mob him in Cardiff. A visibly irked Azam chided fans and told them "Upar nahi chado (Do not mob him)." He later told the security personnel, who was accompanying him to disengage the crowd. Here's the video that is making rumblings on social media.

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The Men in Green will look to even the series in the 3rd T20I against England in Cardiff on Tuesday, following their 23-run defeat in the 2nd T20I in Birmingham. The home team will be missing their regular captain, Jos Buttler, who is on paternity leave as he and his partner await the arrival of their third child.

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In the 2nd T20I, the 33-year-old Buttler led England with a stellar performance, scoring 84 runs off 51 balls, helping England reach a total of 183 in 20 overs. England's bowlers each contributed by taking one wicket, with Reece Topley taking three, ultimately dismissing Pakistan for 160 in 19.2 overs.

Pakistan needs a win on Tuesday in Cardiff to keep the series alive.

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Published May 28th, 2024 at 17:24 IST