Twitter reactions: Australia thrash Pakistan in Perth Test; Babar Azam fails in both innings

Pakistan batter Babar Azam continues to grapple with a distressing run of poor form, extending beyond his disappointing performance in the ODI World Cup 2023. This sequence of subpar performances raises concerns about the right-hander’s ability to rediscover his batting prowess.

Babar Azam’s subpar performance with the bat in Perth Test

As Pakistan faced a massive 360-run defeat in the first test of their tour to Australia, Babar’s struggles persisted, casting a shadow over his anticipated contributions. In the face of mounting expectations, the 29-year-old failed to meet the challenge, registering scores of 21 and 14 in the first and second innings of the game, respectively.

Pakistan’s dismal batting display in second innings

In the daunting pursuit of a colossal target of 450 runs set by the hosts, Pakistan’s batting order crumbled like a house of cards. The formidable Aussies unleashed a relentless bowling attack that wreaked havoc on the Shan Masood-led side, dismantling their batting lineup ruthlessly. The guests, faced with the Herculean task, found themselves bundled up for a mere total of 89 runs, succumbing to the relentless pressure imposed by the Australian bowlers.

Twitter flurries with memes as Babar fails again

In the aftermath of Babar’s blunders in the Perth Test, the cricketing world witnessed a surge in social media activity, particularly on Twitter, where various memes have taken centre stage. The microblogging platform is abuzz with humorous and creative content as netizens express their reactions to the Karachi-born cricketer’s struggles on the field alongside Pakistan’s humiliating defeat against Australia.

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Here’s how Twitter reacted:

 

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