newscricket16 days ago

Reports | Mickey Arthur calls for Sarfraz Ahmed's sacking from Pakistan captaincy

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has called for the sacking of Sarfaraz Ahmed as the captain of the Pakistan Cricket team, according to reports. The reports also suggest that Arthur has apparently asked for a two-year extension as coach, promising "remarkable results" if given the opportunity.
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newscricket24 days ago

Reports | Sarfaraz Ahmed to be removed as Test captain, board eager to appoint Shan Masood

Reports suggest that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to replace Sarfaraz Ahmed with 29-year-old Shan Masood as Test captain, before the start of the ICC World Test Championship. According to Geo News, the committee will take up the issue when they meet next Friday in Lahore.
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newscricketa month ago

Sarfaraz Ahmed should step down, Haris Sohail and Babar Azam must be named captains, reckons Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that Pakistan needs to remove Sarfaraz Ahmed from his role as skipper and hand the reins to talented young bloods such as Babar Azam and Haris Sohail. Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had vowed to turn things around and fix the country’s cricketing system.
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newscricketa month ago

PCB cricket committee to discuss split captaincy and coaching after World Cup debacle

A well-placed PCB source has revealed PTI that in the upcoming Cricket PCB Committee meeting, a decision on split captaincy and coaching role is on the cards. The team’s failure to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals in England brought Sarfaraz Ahmed under the line of fire of the fans.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter trolls Fakhar Zaman as ICC suspend Zimbabwe from International cricket

The ICC has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket as its full member with immediate effect. The apex body took the decision during its annual meeting in London on Thursday. The Twitterati were on fire as they mercilessly trolled Fakhar Zaman as he famously struck an ODI double century against Zimbabwe.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Not in our hands to control what people say about us, says Sarfraz Ahmed

Sarfraz Ahmed reckons that the modern players have no control over all the negative hate that is generated against them by the media and critics on a regular basis. The Pakistan skipper is insistent that he is okay with being criticized but not being abused by fans back home.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Proud of the way the team fought back to win the last four matches, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his Pakistan teammates as he added that he was proud of the manner in which players fought back to win the last four matches at the ICC World Cup 2019. Ahmed further said he is confident that he can lead the team to the next level ahead of the T20 WC next year.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It’s been a campaign of if’s and but’s, says Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur revealed that Pakistan’s ICC World Cup 2019 campaign was divided into two halves and didn’t end in a manner that they would have liked it to end. Pakistan just managed one win from their first five games but won the remaining four matches on the trot as they finished fifth.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Game against West Indies cost us semi-final spot, claims Sarfraz Ahmed

Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his teammates as he singled out the seven-wicket loss to West Indies as the match that cost his team a spot in the semi-finals of the World Cup. Pakistan put up a spirited display to defeat Bangladesh by 94 runs as both teams bowed out of the tournament on Friday.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends and pundits react on Pakistan's dominating yet futile win over Bangladesh

Legends and pundits reacted on Friday's match between Pakistan and Bangladesh at the Lord's as the Bangla Tigers lost the match to Pakistan before both the teams bowed out of the tournament. However, Twitteratti praised the talents at the hand as heaped praise on individuals as their teams' future.
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