Babar Azam makes a 5-year-old’s day after responding back to his handwritten note on Twitter
Babar played a pivotal role for Somerset in the 2019 T20 Blast series where he amassed 578 runs in 13 matches.
Updated - Apr 4, 2020 2:00 pm
Be it cricket, football, hockey or tennis– one common factor between all sports across is the valuable relationship between fans and players. Fans are always considered as an integral part of any sport and every player forms a special connection with fans during his stint with a particular team.
One such incident showing the relationship between fans and players came out when Babar Azam– the star Pakistani batsman– made a young fan’s day by replying to him on Twitter. Somerset Cricket, on Thursday, had shared a handwritten note of 5-year-old Oscar, where he had heaped praises on the Pakistan star.
Babar Azam is Oscar’s favourite cricket player and proving so, the young lad had lauded the right-hander’s ability to hit sixes. Oscar had also recalled the instance when he had got the chance to meet Babar after his operation.
The Pakistan stalwart made sure that he appreciates the effort of his young fan by replying back with a heartwarming message. “Hey Oscar, thank you so much for such a kind note. I am so proud of you buddy. You are a rockstar. Study hard & play even harder champ! Look forward to meet you,” wrote the 25-year-old on Twitter.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) April 2, 2020
Furthermore, Somerset Cricket also shared Oscar’s clip where he was delighted to receive a message from his favourite batsman. “5-year-old Oscar was delighted to receive a message from @babarazam258. Check out his response,” tweeted Somerset.
This is amazing ❤️
— Somerset Cricket 🏡 (@SomersetCCC) April 3, 2020
Babar Azam is expected to play a vital role in the upcoming T20 World Cup
Babar played a pivotal role for Somerset in the 2019 T20 Blast series where he amassed 578 runs in 13 matches. The prolific batsman smashed four half-centuries and one century while donning the Somerset jersey in the T20 Blast. The No.1 T20I batsman in the world is anticipated to play a crucial role in Pakistan’s quest in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia.
The Lahore-born batsman boasts a prolific record in the limited-overs format. In a career spanning over 74 ODIs and 38 T20Is, the right-hander has scored runs at an impressive average of 54.17 and 50.72 respectively. He already has etched his name as one of the best batsmen in Pakistan cricket with 15 ODI centuries and 13 T20I tons to his name.