Two days after the Resign of Shahid Afridi PCB appoints Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed captain of the T20 Squad.
Lahore: The Pakistan cricket board (PCB) appointed the wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed “Captain” on Monday after the Shahid Afridi step down as skipper due to harsh criticism for disappointed performance of T20 Asia world cup.
The Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board Shehryar Khan quoted in a press release “I spoke to Sarfraz this morning and conveyed to him that he was our natural choice for this position.
His appointment is open-ended. I wish him good luck in his new role,” On the other hand Sarfraz Ahmed said in an interview.
“I am happy to have this opportunity and I am honored that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has trusted my ability to lead the country, indeed, this is a challenging job but at the same time, it’s the highest privilege in a cricketer’s life, so I am determined to do my best to justify my position as captain. I didn’t make any future plan, but I will sit down with the PCB and will talk about it in due course.”
Last year Sarfraz Ahmed appointed the vice captain of the One day International (ODI) as well as but the this year Shehryar Khan appointed him as the Captain of the T20 innings, Sarfraz Ahmed represented Pakistan in 21 Test matches, 58 One Day International matches and 21 twenty twenty matches, Sarfraz Ahmed had led Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super league that was held in Dubai.
Pakistani Team will play T20 matches with England after 4 months later, in order to tough tour a boot camp is planned with the coordination of Pakistan Army in Abottabad that make the players physically fit for the England tour.