Babar Azam, the captain of the Pakistani squad, claims that the team is driven by a great feeling of hope and an ardent thirst for victory as they strive to win both the much desired Asia Cup and World Cup championships.
After a decisive 4-1 victory against New Zealand, Pakistan is now vying for the top spot in the ODI standings. If Pakistan defeats Afghanistan 3-0 in their Asia Cup qualifying series, which begins on Tuesday in Sri Lanka, they have a chance to pass Australia as the No. 1 team in the world.
Babar Azam stated before the team's three-match ODI series against Afghanistan,
"Every member of this team is driven to succeed. Everyone aspires to turn in game-winning performances.
Their participation in the forthcoming series will be a warm-up for the Asia Cup. He emphasised that the frequent awarding of player-of-the-match honours is a good reflection of the team's dynamics and that the team's spirits are raised by excellent showings in important competitions.
Azam expressed his unshakable confidence in their bowlers' ability to earn victory in important competitions while acknowledging the crucial role they played.