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newscricket2 months ago

LPL 2020 | Shahid Afridi, Sarfaraz Ahmed to play for Galle Gladiators

The Pakistan duo of Shahid Afridi and Sarfaraz Ahmed have become the first major overseas signings of the Lankan Premier League (LPL) after it was announced that the duo will turn up for the Galle Gladiators in the inaugural season. The inaugural Lankan Premier League will commence on November 14.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Sarfraz Ahmed doing ‘classic Sarfraz thing’ by refusing to dismiss Moeen Ali

Sarfraz Ahmed is a delight to watch - may not always be for his cricket but the innocent antics he pulls off on a regular basis behind the stumps. After returning to the side almost after a year, the former skipper refused to stump Moeen Ali who then went on to hit a fantastic half-century.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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