Babar Azam, Pakistan’s captain, lauded the efforts of security personnel, groundsmen, and other stakeholders for working in temperatures above 45 degrees to make the ODI series between Pakistan and the West Indies a success.
Babar was asked about the high heat in the city during a media briefing on Tuesday ahead of the ODI series against the West Indies, which begins today.
“As professionals, its our job to adjust in different weather conditions. There are no excuses for us and our focus is just on the game,” he said.
“Its commendable to see our security forces, groundsmen and other people putting in efforts in 45+ degrees, hats off to them. We should appreciate it,” he added.
The weather in Multan is forecast to stay above 45 degrees this week, according to the Met Office – Multan.
Meanwhile, Babar voiced confidence in his team’s ability to win all three games against the West Indies. “We are fully prepared for the series. Players are self-assured, and responsibilities are assigned to them based on their abilities “he stated
“It’s heartening to see international cricket returning to Multan after so long. We will try to play competitive cricket to amuse the crowd here,” the skipper concluded.