Samiya, a resident of Lahore, rose to prominence early this 12 months when a video of her working towards within the nets and taking part in typical photographs went viral. Her trendy play even prompted former Sri Lankan captain, Kumar Sangakkara to remark that he cannot recover from the little participant and her expertise.
On Wednesday, Samiya, who’s an enormous fan of Babar, received the prospect to work together with him and he or she was fast to select up some batting ideas from the gifted batsman.
“Sometimes when I try to play defensive or attacking shots my backfoot gets tangled up and I lose balance,” she informed Babar.
Babar, who spoke to her from Derbyshire the place the Pakistan squad is making ready for his or her Test and T20 sequence in England, suggested her to put her backfoot sq. and apply with a tennis ball to enhance her stability.
The Pakistan captain informed the left-handed Samiya he was very impressed together with her approach and promised to fulfill her and provides her a shirt and cap when he returns to Lahore.
Before assembly Babar on-line, the little lady made a sketch of the batting celebrity which she plans to reward him when the staff returns.
“I am Babar Azam’s biggest fan and I want to be like him. Like a superhero he looks after our country and takes our team out of troubles. One day, I will also do for our women’s team what he does for the men’s,” Samiya stated.
“Babar bhai gave me some invaluable batting tips which I will practice whenever I can get back to the nets.”
Pakistan will tackle England in a three-Test sequence starting August 5. The Test sequence will probably be adopted by three T20Is.
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