Sunday morning began with sad news as talented cricket star Babar Azam has been ruled out of New Zealand T20Is after suffering a fracture in his right thumb.
The star has suffered an injury on Sunday morning’s practice session during a throw-down session. He was taken to a local hospital. Karachi Kings captain
will not be playing 18, 20, and 22 December T20Is in Auckland, Hamilton, and Napier, respectively.
The news proved to be a sad one for all cricket lovers. As cricketer Imam-ul-Haq also had fractured his left thumb a day before Babar’s injury. Imam was also advised to take a 12-day rest.
Twitter users extended their wishes and prayers for the talented player. The hashtags #BabarAzam and #PAKvNZ became top trends on the social media platform.
Here’s how twitteritis reacted:
— Nabeel Mirza (@Mirza20Nabeel) December 13, 2020
Big loss for Pakistan – Babar Azam ruled out of the T20 series against New Zealand. #NZvPAK
— Ali Raza ☪ (@alisanalysis) December 13, 2020
Saddest news for cricket fans…#Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been ruled out of New Zealand T20Is after suffering a fracture in his right thumb during Sunday morning’s practice session. pic.twitter.com/1AwUdcngPz
— Babar Azam (Fan) (@itsibbi) December 13, 2020
— میثم مہاراج (@MesumMaharaj) December 13, 2020
Advance Prediction about #PAKvNZ T20 series is that Pakistan will lost the series because now one man Army Babar Azam is ruled out due to fracture in right thumb, kash Babar Khabu player hota 🤕 @TheRealPCBMedia @babarazam258 #sundayvibes
— Usman Butt (@MeUsmanButt) December 13, 2020
Injuries are part of life of an athlete wish u a speedy recovery champ Babar Azam
Will miss your cover drives in T20 series but in sha Allah you will come back even more strong in test series #NZvPAK #BabarAzam pic.twitter.com/v4YNzkxCfu
— حمزہ کلیم بٹ (@hamzabutt61) December 13, 2020