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Sarfraz Ahmed appointed as Pakistan T20I captain

Wicketkeeper-batsman takes over from Shahid Afridi after the team's poor show in the Asia Cup and World T20

05 April 2016 14:49

Sarfraz Ahmed appointed as Pakistan T20I captain
 - Cricket News

Pakistan cricketer Sarfraz Ahmed (L) plays a shot as Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim (R) looks on during the Asia Cup T20 cricket tournament match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on March 2, 2016. AFP PHOTO/ MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN (Photo credit should read MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

PCB is pleased to announce appointment of Sarfraz Ahmed as Captain of Pakistan T20 team. Sarfraz was appointed Vice Captain of ODI and T20 teams last year. He takes over the captaincy of the shortest form of the game from Shahid Afridi whose term as Captain came to an end after the ICC World T20 2016.

Commenting of this development Chairman PCB said “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”.