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Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has insisted that he doesn’t like getting angry with his teammates during international matches as it “doesn’t help in difficult situations”.
When asked by The Cricket Paper, as quoted by PakPassion, why he rarely shows a lot of emotion on the field, Azam noted that he does get angry at himself, but stops short of taking out his frustrations when his teammates make mistakes.
He added that he doesn’t target any of the opposing players either.
“I do get angry, but only with myself when I make a mistake,” he said. “There is no point getting angry or emotional with teammates or opponents as I feel that doesn’t help in difficult situations and it doesn’t help your own temperament if you are getting too emotional and worked up.
“I’m quite level-headed on and off the field and I’m not one to get too emotional or cocky about the good times, as sport has the ability to knock you down a peg or two if you are too overconfident.”
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