Umar Akmal On Shoe Controversy: Babar Azam is currently the captain of Pakistan. Babar Azam and former Pakistan star cricketers Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal are cousins. Some time ago a dispute had come to the fore regarding Babar Azam and Umar Akmal, in which Babar Azam had claimed that one of his cousins had refused to give him shoes. Umar Akmal had expressed his reaction on this. Now once again Umar Akmal has given his reaction on this matter. Umar said that he had never refused to give shoes to Babar.
What was the controversy?
Some time ago Babar Azam told in an interview, “I had asked my cousin to lend me joggers, but he refused saying that he did not have them. I realized that I had said something which I should not have said. I shouldn’t have asked for the shoes in the first place.”
Reacting to this talk of Babar Azam, Umar Akmal had said, “I do not know which of our cousins had refused to give shoes to Babar Azam. We have always supported those relatives who wanted to play cricket. I have never declined a request. Those who are close to me know this very well.
Umar Akmal reacts again
Let us tell you that Umar Akmal has once again reacted to this old controversy. Umar Akmal said that he never refused to give his cricket shoes to Babar Azam at any point in his career.
Babar Azam’s international journey so far
Babar Azam, who made his international debut against Zimbabwe in 2015, has so far played a total of 47 Tests, 95 ODIs and 101 T20 Internationals in his international career. Babar has so far scored a total of 29 international centuries.