A hilarious picture featuring Pakistan’s captain and the world’s top-ranked ODI batsman, Babar Azam, alongside Mohammad Rizwan, is making rounds across social media platforms. This comes just a day before the dynamic duo is scheduled to begin their participation in the highly esteemed executive education program on the Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports (BEMS) at Harvard Business School.
On Tuesday, the skipper took to his Twitter account to share the intriguing photo, accompanied by the caption, “Ye kya ho raha hai? [What is happening?]” The snapshot depicts both players engrossed in their studies, surrounded by scattered papers. Babar can be seen comfortably reading on a sofa, with his legs propped against a wall, while Rizwan is seated on the floor, fully engaged in his reading material.
Ye kya ho raha hai? 🤫🤔 pic.twitter.com/Lxob4hJALk
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) May 30, 2023
One netizen responded to the post, expressing their enthusiasm, saying, “Moj masti & preparation!!”
Moj masti & preparation!!
— Ihtisham Ul Haq (@iihtishamm) May 30, 2023
Exams ki Tayari 😍
— Cricket Pakistan (@CricPakistan776) May 30, 2023
Yahn pe First Position Leni Hai
— Nawaz 🇵🇰 (@Rnawaz31888) May 30, 2023
Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have gained widespread acclaim for their exceptional batting prowess, showcasing a remarkable connection on the cricket field. Yet, they are about to embark on a new challenge beyond the boundaries of the game.
Creating a groundbreaking milestone, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan will make history as the first cricketers to join the esteemed institution. From May 31 to June 3, they will actively participate in the renowned executive education program at Harvard University’s Boston campus in Massachusetts.
Following the program, both cricketers will extend their stay in the United States, engaging with various communities until June 13, further enhancing their cultural and social experiences.
Notably, this prestigious course has attracted participation from notable sports figures in the past, including football stars Kaka, Edwin van der Sar, Gerard Pique, and Oliver Kahn, as well as renowned athletes such as Brandon Marshall from the NFL, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade from the NBA, and Alex Rodriguez from Major League Baseball.
Just a few days ago, Rizwan expressed his immense pride in representing Pakistan on such a prestigious global platform. He emphasized that their participation in the BEMS program at Harvard is a remarkable opportunity to learn from the absolute best, including renowned faculty and fellow participants. Furthermore, he highlighted their intention to share their journey and knowledge with others, anticipating an exhilarating experience. Rizwan also eagerly looks forward to imparting their learnings and experiences to aspiring cricket stars, fostering growth in the cricketing world.
Likewise, Babar echoed similar sentiments, emphasizing his lifelong dedication to learning. He revealed engaging discussions he had with Professor Elberse and Talha Rehmani about the program. His decision to join this world-class program at Harvard stems from his desire to connect, explore, listen, learn, grow, and contribute to the global community. Babar expressed his excitement to gain insights from incredible athletes and top executives in the entertainment, media, and sports industries, who will gather from various corners of the world.