Explosive batsman Azam Khan who remain under fire on accusation of nepotism as he is the son of former Pakistan captain & wicket keeper batsman Moin Khan. Azam came into lime light when Quetta Gladiators picked him in PSL 2019.
Though he was overweight big time and his father was the coach of the franchise which selected him in a supplementary category and the criticism start pouring in from all corners of Pakistan cricket. The owner of Quetta Gladiators Nadeem Omar is a big fan of his batting.
Azam Khan didn’t get a chance make his PSL debut instantly but in following season he made his presence felt by scoring a 30 ball 46 in wining effort against Karachi Kings PSL 2020 game and got man of the match award for his efforts.
He made his presence felt by scoring 150 runs in 9 outings for Quetta Gladiators during PSL 2020 but his strike rate of over 130 runs per 100 balls enhanced his reputation as clean striker of the cricket ball.
During ongoing national t20 cup 2020 where Azam Khan representing Sindh and he is one of the main reasons of changes in Sindh fortunes. Azam Khan scored heavily and is currently sitting at 9th place on batting charts with 254 runs in 9 outings for Sindh.
Undoubtedly his ability of hitting big clean sixes is one of the sights of the season where he has already hit 19 towering sixes which are most by a batsman in national t20 cup 2020 till date.
Azam Khan born in Karachi on 10 August, 1998 and made his List A debut in 2018 by representing Pakistan Television in Quaid-e-Azam one day cup 2018. He is yet to make his first class debut but already making headlines in Pakistan cricket.
Surprisingly 22 year old right handed batsman was overweight when he started his career but Azam Khan loss 30 KG of weight during 2020 to make himself fit according to needs of the modern game.
With all the buzz around and spaces up for a grab in Pakistan national cricket team we can expect a call for Azam if he continues to impress critics and PCB in Pakistan