Twitter Reacts To Babar Azam’s Sportsmanship Act In The Warm-Up Game Against West Indies


The warm-up games of the 2021 T20 World Cup have started. On Monday, Pakistan and West Indies clashed in a game in Dubai. While Pakistan won the game convincingly, it was a gesture by Babar Azam that took the cake of the attention. In this article, we take a look at how Twitter reacted to Babar Azam’s sportsmanship act in the warm-up game against West Indies.

Pak defeat West Indies in warm-up fixture

West Indies was batting first and the two-time champions struggled to do well. The top-order failed and although the lower middle-order responded to the situation, the total of 130 runs in 20 overs was not sufficient.


It was re-iterated after Pakistan did not face any issues in chasing the target. The subcontinent giants took 15.3 overs to complete the chase, with skipper Babar Azam scoring a fifty. Fakhar Zaman at No.3, too, did well scoring 46 runs in just 24 balls.

Babar Azam’s sportsmanship act wins hearts

Shimron Hetmyer is one of the in-form cricketers at the moment. Against Pakistan in the warm-up game, he was given caught behind of Hasan Ali’s bowling. However, the southpaw gestured that it was his neck chain that made the noise. Despite being aware of Hetmyer’s red-hot form, Azam made the decision of calling back the West Indian. Although Hettie did not do very well, Babar’s act caught the attention of many. Twitter, as well, reacted to the act:

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