Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has opened up on his choice of by no means contemplating teaching the nationwide cricket workforce. Akram mentioned that Pakistan’s coaches typically face a lot criticism together with abuse and hate.
Akram mentioned that he’s fully nice with the criticism however cannot tolerate the hate and abuse that each captain and coach must bear, particularly on social media platforms. The previous worldwide cricketer reckoned that some individuals solely unfold negativity earlier than including that teaching in league cricket is a special ball sport. Notably, Akram is the coach of Karachi Kings within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL).
“I can settle for criticism if the workforce shouldn’t be doing effectively. However in Pakistan cricket, it’s insupportable the best way the captain and coaches should not solely criticised but additionally abused by everybody. The abuse and, at instances, hate which the captain and coach must bear, I don’t suppose I’m as much as it. I don’t have that tolerance stage, particularly in relation to using social media. They’re some individuals who, I believe, solely sit on Twitter day and night time to ship out unfavourable feedback. League cricket is totally different, the strain and expectation ranges are totally different, which is why I’m concerned with the Karachi Kings facet within the PSL,” Akram mentioned, as quoted by NDTV.
Akram additionally spoke concerning the present situation in Pakistan cricket and instructed not eliminating Babar Azam because the captain. The previous cricketer noticed that Babar will get higher as he’s a pure captain and a frontrunner.
“I believe will probably be a mistake. As a result of even when you change him as captain in any format, it isn’t going to make any distinction. What are the choices. (It’s) greatest if he’s supported by all of us, together with the board. He’s younger, and he’ll get higher as captain. My pondering is that nobody is born a pure captain and chief, this stuff include time and expertise,” added Akram.