Karachi. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has taken away captaincy from team captain Sarfraz Ahmed in every format. Apart from this, Sarfaraz has not got a place in the team for the tour of Australia. Pakistan will have to play three T20 Internationals on the tour of Australia, while on this tour, Pakistan will also start their World Test Championship. The new captain of the Test team will be Azhar Ali, while the T20 team has been given the command of Babar Azam.
Now less than a year is left in ICC World Twenty20 and in such a situation PCB has taken this big step. Under the captaincy of Sarfaraz, Pakistan was defeated 3–0 in the home series by Sri Lanka’s novice team. The Pakistan team was eliminated from the league round in the World Cup and since then questions were being raised about the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed.
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Under the captaincy of Sarfaraz, Pakistan cricket team won the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy title. Apart from this, Pakistan’s new head coach Misbah-ul-Haq was also not happy with Sarfaraz Ahmed’s performance and he also talked to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) CEO Wasim Khan about this.