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WATCH: Babar and Fakhar's hilarious banter on Iftikhar's pitch insights

A video shared by Pakistan Cricket captures the camaraderie between Babar and Fakhar as they discussed their game plan

WATCH: Babar and Fakhar's hilarious banter on Iftikhar's pitch insights PHOTO: PCB

Fakhar Zaman's explosive innings of 126 not out, supported by Babar Azam's unbeaten 66, helped Pakistan secure a crucial victory over New Zealand on Saturday in Bengaluru.

A video shared by Pakistan Cricket captures the camaraderie between Babar and Fakhar as they discussed their game plan. In the video, Babar praised Zaman, and the duo shared a lighthearted moment about Iftikhar Ahmed’ ability to read the pitch.

Fakhar humorously mentioned Iftikhar, suggesting that he was advising him on how the new ball would grip the pitch.

To this, Babar replied, “In our whole team, he is the most experienced.”

In a playful exchange, Fakhar retorted, asking if Babar meant in the team or the entire management, prompting more laughter.

However, Babar shifted to a serious tone, acknowledging that only two people could truly understand the pitch: Misbah-ul-Haq and Iftikhar Ahmed.

Fakhar contested his captain's assertion, claiming that whenever Iftikhar predicted the pitch's behavior, it turned out to be incorrect, leading to more laughter between the teammates.

 

From intent to impact! 🔝

🗣️ Join the conversation as @FakharZamanLive and @babarazam258 dish out the details of their match-winning partnership against New Zealand 🏏#NZvPAK | #CWC23 | #DattKePakistani pic.twitter.com/yMqWAuH3CG

— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) November 4, 2023

 

Meanwhile, Iftikhar took to social media to share his thoughts on the match, posting a message on 'X' and commending Fakhar's outstanding innings, using a phrase from a viral video.

 

So beautiful, so elegant, just looking like a wow! @FakharZamanLive https://t.co/IOhyaUCWA6

— Iftikhar Ahmad (@IftiMania) November 4, 2023