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Babar Azam Received Sitara-e-Imtiaz As The Sport’s Youngest Cricketer



Babar Azam received Sitara-e-Imtiaz as the sport's youngest cricketer

Babar Azam received Sitara-e-Imtiaz as the sport’s youngest cricketer.

On Thursday, Pakistani captain Babar Azam became the sport’s youngest recipient of the nation’s third-highest civilian honor, Sitara-e-Imtiaz.

In a Pakistan Day celebrations ceremony conducted at the Punjab Governor House. Governor Baligh Ur Rehman presented the award to Babar, the all-format captain of Pakistan.

At 28, Babar is now the youngest cricketer to get the Sitara-e-Imtiaz award for outstanding performance in the sports industry.

The captain described receiving the accolade in front of his parents as an “immense honor.”

He tweeted, “This award is for my parents, followers, and the people of Pakistan.”

Sarfaraz Ahmed, Babar’s predecessor, had held the record for receiving the Sitara-e-Imtiaz as the youngest cricketer.

In the Governor House in Karachi in 2018, then-Sindh governor Mohammad Zubair presented the honor to Sarfaraz. He led Pakistan to the Champions Trophy victory in 2017.

Babar Azam receives a Sitara-e-Imtiaz award for his achievements in Pakistan cricket.

In May 2015, Babar played his first international cricket game against Zimbabwe. His accomplishments ultimately resulted in debuts in T20Is and Tests in 2016.

Babar scores 4,813 runs at an average of 59.41 in 95 ODIs, and 3,696 runs at 48.63 in 47 Tests. He has 3,355 runs at an average of 41.41 in 99 T20Is.

Babar receives numerous honors in playing cricket, including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy and ICC Men’s ODI Player of the Year. 

Pakistan reaches the finals of the most recent T20 world cup and defeated India for the first time in a world cup match while he serves as captain.

Besides Babar and Sarfaraz, other cricketers who have earned the award are Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, and Shahid Afridi, for their exceptional contributions.

While Saeed Ajmal received it in 2015, Inzamam ul Haq in 2005, and Javed Miandad in 1992, Mohammad Yousuf was the recipient in 2011.

The third-highest civilian honor gives to Babar Azam.

Many awards, including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Men’s Cricketer of 2022. The ICC ODI Player of the Year honor, and selection as captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year, bestows upon Babar Azam in recognition of his extraordinary abilities and leadership characteristics.

The forthcoming series against Afghanistan, set to begin on March 24, won’t affect by Babar taking a break from cricket to go to the wedding.

The cricket community praised Babar for accomplishing such a remarkable feat at a young age.

One hundred thirty-five people get Pakistan civil honors from the president.

On Pakistan Day (March 23), President Dr. Arif Alvi presented civil awards to 135 Pakistanis and foreigners in honor of their brilliance and courage in various disciplines.

The prizes were presented at an investiture ceremony held at Islamabad’s Aiwan-e-Sadr. 

Members of the cabinet, ambassadors, and family members of the award recipients were present at the ceremony.

Ten categories of civil prizes, including the Presidential Award for Pride of Performance, Tamgha-e-Shujaat, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-i-Quaid-Azam, Nishan-i-Imtiaz, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz, and Tamgha-i-Khidmat, given out by the president.

Presenting the Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz awards were several military officers.

RAWALPINDI: The president, Dr. Arif Alvi, says on Thursday that several military personnel was awarded two of Pakistan’s highest accolades.

They honor the bravery shown during operations and for the exceptional services rendered to the nation.

The families of the martyred officers attended the ceremony. The medals for the soldiers who lost their lives in battle are awards to their families.

The families of the recipients and numerous senior army officers, according to the President, attended the ceremony.

Festivities Of Pakistan Day

With several events scheduled around the nation today (March 23). The government is fervently and enthusiastically commemorating the 83rd Pakistan Day.

The day marks in remembrance of the momentous Lahore Resolution, adopts on March 23, 1940. Set the subcontinent’s Muslims’ goal of creating a separate nation.

A 31-gun salute in the federal capital and a 21-gun salute in the regional capitals heralded the start of the day. 

Afterward, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) contingent assumed control of the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal during a ceremony to replace the guard.

While paying respects to the nation’s founding father at the Quaid-e-Mausoleum Azam in Karachi. Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited.

Pakistani civil honors present to Bismah Maroof.

Maroof follows Sana Mir as the second female cricket player to get the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.

She dedicates the award to her father, who stood by me through thick and thin. She says she is “humbles and honored,”

Maroof, 31, took over as Pakistan’s captain in 2013 and held the position until 2020 when she took a break from the sport to have her daughter.

After her return, she took over as captain and led the team during the just-finished T20 World Cup before resigning earlier this month.

After the Fajr prayers, additional prayers says in mosques for the development and prosperity of the nation.

However, the day’s main event, the joint military forces parade, which schedule but scales back this year due to budget cuts, cancel due to inclement weather.

The parade reschedules for March 25 by the President’s Office.

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