Babar said he was not worried about the frequent middle order failures in the white ball series.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Wednesday while dismissing criticism that he was a powerless captain, who took dictation from head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq, said that he had no points with the pinnacle coach and whether or not Pakistan wanted a white ball coach was the area of PCB.

Addressing a virtual press conference on Wednesday, he reacted to the accusations of being a captain without authority and just lately former skipper Shoaib Malik in tweets inferred that Babar was not taking unbiased choices.

"I don t understand but frequently it is said in press conferences and in the media that I don t have authority and don t take independent decisions," Babar said.

“I need to make it clear as soon as and for all that I’ve complete management and say in crew choice and different issues. I deal with all the things on the sphere and I determine the taking part in eleven with the administration giving their enter. I do know what my tasks are as captain,” he stated.

Babar additionally made it clear he had no points with the pinnacle coach and whether or not Pakistan wanted a white ball coach was the area of PCB. “The crew administration is totally supporting each participant, so I’m joyful,” he stated.

Babar said that Zimbabwe might be low in Test rankings but no team could be taken lightly at the top level and that the African nation would have the advantage of playing at home.

The Test batsman also said he was not worried about the frequent middle order failures in the white ball series.

Asked about the absence of seasoned leg-spinner, Yasir Shah from the series due to an injury, Babar said experience is always missed but Pakistan had other good spinners in Nauman Ali Nawaz and Zahid Mahmood.