newscricket2 months ago

Test captaincy a huge honour for me, asserts Azhar Ali

Seasoned batsman Azhar Ali, on Friday, October 18, expressed his joy and recognised the honour associated with the Test captaincy that has been bestowed on him. On the same day, the PCB made it clear that Sarfaraz Ahmed would no longer be captain and announced replacements in Test and T20Is.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as PCB sack Sarfraz Ahmed from Test and T20I captaincy

After an unsuccessful World Cup campaign and after conceding a T20I series whitewash, even though Sri Lanka didn't field their main team against the No.1 ranked T20I team, Sarfraz Ahmed was removed as the captain of the T20I and Test team. This decision received a mixed reaction from the Twitterati.
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newscricket2 months ago

PCB strip Sarfaraz Ahmed of captaincy from Tests and T20Is

After a dismal performance and questionable captaincy in the ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka at home, wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked from the position of captaincy from Tests and T20Is. He has also been dropped from the squad for the upcoming tour of Australia.
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newscricket3 months ago

Leading Pakistan team on home soil is a highlight in my career, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Sarfaraz Ahmed admitted that leading the Pakistan team out in a bilateral series on home soil will become a highlight moment in his cricketing career. Sarfaraz and his fellow teammates have urged the local fans to come out in large numbers for the three-match ODI series starting on September 27.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sarfaraz Ahmed not the right choice for Test captain, reckon Shahid Afridi and Zaheer Abbas

Shahid Afridi has stated that Sarfaraz Ahmed should only be retained as the skipper for the limited overs formats while Zaheer Abbas echoed similar thoughts, claiming it isn’t easy to be a Test captain. The latter also disagreed with Misbah ul-Haq’s appointment in dual positions with the men’s team.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ready to challenge other teams in ICC World Test Championship, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is confident about their chances in the ICC World Test Championship as they are scheduled to being their campaign in November. The team has faced a lot of ups and downs since the retirement of Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq but Sarfraz feels the batsmen are now ready.
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newscricket3 months ago

This is part of Babar Azam’s gradual development as a future captain, states Ehsaan Mani

Ehsaan Mani has stated that Babar Azam is enroute to becoming a future captain of the team and the first step has been taken by naming him second-in-charge. Meanwhile, Sarfaraz Ahmed hoped that the series would take place and urged other countries to help resume international cricket in the country.
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket5 months 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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