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I feel for Babar Azam. Here’s why

The captain has been made the scapegoat for Pakistan’s poor performance at the World Cup. Maybe it was inevitable that the beneficiary of politics would eventually become a victim of it

Let’s start with a confession. While I’m an ardent sports lover — make that cricket — I lay no claim to being an expert analyser of the game. But now that the World Cup has ended, I do want to say, I feel for Pakistan captain Babar Azam.
Azam deserves a commentary because in Pakistan, the world of cricket is so inextricably linked with politics. Azam has been both a beneficiary and a victim of politics.

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