"I think young players should see him as a role model as he is still competing with them in domestic events and that shows how mentally strong he has been. "He is looking good and that shows he wants to go on a high."
Though Babar scored a half-century and Pakistan won the low-scoring warm-up game against the West Indies on Monday, the captain consumed 41 deliveries for his 50, while Rizwan struck his 13 off 17 balls and didn't score a single boundary.
Ireland and Namibia face off in a knockout clash of the T20 World Cup with a Super 12 berth at stake in Sharjah on Friday. The match will mark the exit for the loser while winners will punch a ticket for the Super 12, which gets under way on Oct.23.
Namibia reached the Twenty20 World Cup second round for the first time on Friday when they defeated Ireland by eight wickets.World number 19 Namibia, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament, chased down their modest target of 126 with skipper Gerhard Erasmus making an unbeaten 53.
Cricket was at its best on Sunday in Dubai. Two rivals India and Pakistan must have waited for this much awaited match on Sunday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, but for the first time the tables have turned.
Asif Ali stole the show with a quick-fire 12-ball 27 cameo after Haris Rauf took four for to help Pakistan set up a five-wicket victory against New Zealand in their T20 World Cup match at Sharjah Stadium on Tuesday.
"If Quinton De Kock wears pink for cancer or black arm bands to honour deceased greats or to oppose GBV when required, why object to a universally accepted gesture to fight racism?" he said. "But equally is it still a principled stand if it's mandatory?"
A confident Sri Lanka and rampaging Australia will look to extend their winning streak when the two former world champions face off in a T20 World Cup match in Dubai.
"When the players prefer to play IPL over playing for the country, what can we say? I believe that every player should feel proud playing for their country," Dev, who led India to a World Cup victory in 1983, told ABP News.