Azhar Ali has quit as Pakistan's ODI captain, in the wake of mounting pressure on his leadership following the 4-1 defeat in Australia. The top order batsman, who took over Twenty20 captaincy earlier this year, succeeds Sarfaraz Ahmed as Pakistan’s white-ball leader. [23], In January 2019, during the second ODI of the series against South Africa, Sarfaraz was caught on the stump mics using a racial slur towards Andile Phehlukwayo. Pakistan have named Babar Azam as their captain in the ODI format, officially confirming his role as skipper in both white-ball formats. MS Dhoni named captain of ICC T20I and ODI Teams of the Decade, Virat Kohli to lead Test side International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced glittering men's and women's teams for different formats from the last decade. He recorded first win in his debut match as captain. [15] Pakistani coach Waqar Younis said on 6 August that Sarfraz is a key Pakistani player and he should be the next T20 captain of Pakistan.[16]. Babar Azam as ODI and T20I captain Azam has been appointed as the captain of the ODI team in his place. [9] His ancestors were from Uttar Pradesh, India and his father died in 2006. [41] In the second season 2017 he once again led Quetta to the final, but Quetta lost by 58 runs against Peshawar. Babar Azam Named Pakistan's ODI And T20I Captain As PCB Announce New Central Contracts Pakistan have named Babar Azam as the ODI captain or the upcoming season. Pakistan also white-washed the opponent in a bilateral series on 5 occasions under his captaincy. Pakistan captain Javeria Khan won the toss and elected to field and South African batters reacted with a score of 252/7, with Kapp sparkling with a well-played 68 off 45 balls. Haris Rauf (Northern/Lahore Qalandars), 3. 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Sarfaraz Ahmed (Urdu: سرفراز احمد‎; born 22 May 1987) is a Pakistani wicketkeeper-batsman who plays for the Pakistani national cricket team. They will also play the Asia Cup T20 tournament and the T20 World Cup in Australia. Due to a foot injury sustained by usual One day captain Azhar Ali, Sarfaraz became the captain for the third ODI against Zimbabwe on 5 October 2015. In 2015, Sarfaraz was selected for 2015 Cricket World Cup but did not get a chance to play in the first four matches. For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App. In the semi-final, Pakistan beat the hosts England comprehensively to enter Pakistan's first Champions Trophy final. Azam will now lead the team in ODIs and T20Is, while Azhar Ali remains Test captain. Sarfaraz was called up by Pakistan as a cover for Kamran Akmal who had a finger injury in the one-day series between India and Pakistan in November 2007. Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Lahore Qalandars), 2. Babar Azam took over the captaincy of T20 also and … It was Pakistan's first whitewash in the United Arab Emirates, and only their second whitewash in a home series, after losing 3–0 to Australia in October 2002. He was the former captain of the Pakistan side in all formats. [22] Sri Lanka won the Test series 2–0. Top Pakistan batsman Babar Azam is set to be named captain of the national ODI squad after having already replaced wicketkeeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as skipper in the T20 format. [19] He was also named as captain and wicket keeper of the 'Team of the Tournament' at the 2017 Champions Trophy by the ICC[20] and Cricinfo. 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[14] He was dropped again after one match. Pakistan's most successful One Day captain in terms of number of won matches is Imran … [35]In ODI's and under his leadership, Pakistan played 50 matches out of which they won 28 matches, lost 20 matches and had a winning rate of 58.33. He won his first match in the only T20I against England by nine wickets. Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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Pakistan appoint Babar Azam as new ODI captain Karachi, May 14: Babar Azam has been confirmed as Pakistan's new one-day captain, while Azhar Ali will remain in charge of the Test team. 1992: Imran Khan captain of Pakistan , in batting action during the final of the Cricket World Cup between Pakistan and England at the MCG in Melbourne. Top Pakistan batsman Babar Azam is set to be named captain of the national ODI squad after having already replaced wicketkeeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as skipper in the T20 format. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to announce the next ODI captain of the Pakistan national team. Pakistan are without newly anointed vice-captain Shadab Khan after he suffered a leg injury in the intra-squad warm-up match in Lahore. Pakistan captain Babar Azam has set their sights on sweeping Zimbabwe in the one-day international series that opens their World Cup Super League campaigns from Friday. Yasir Shah (Balochistan/Peshawar Zalmi). The International Cricket Council has introduced the league to bring context to ODI cricket. [33] Azhar Ali and Babar Azam were named as the captains of the Test and T20I squads respectively. Who was that person? MS Dhoni has been named as the captain of ODI and T20I teams. Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq explains why Babar Azam was made ODI captain T20 captain Babar on Wednesday replaced wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as the ODI … Top Pakistan batsman Babar Azam is set to be named captain of the national ODI squad after having already replaced wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as skipper in the T20 format. Former ODI skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has been formally removed with Babar Azam’s appointment. Sarfaraz returned to the international team for the ODI series against Sri Lanka in November 2011 and for the subsequent series against Bangladesh and the Asia Cup. PCB Men’s Central Contract List for 2020-21: 2. In September 2019, Sarfaraz was named as the captain of Sindh for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament. Pakistan have named Babar Azam as their captain in the ODI format, officially confirming his role as skipper in both white-ball formats. [4], In August 2018, he was one of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The dead-rubber third … Shaheen Shah Afridi (Northern/Lahore Qalandars). After Misbah retired from the ODI format of the game after 2015 Cricket World Cup, Sarfraz was emerging to be a potential successor. Wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed , who is the T20I captain… Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. In his first series as ODI captain, Pakistan beat West Indies 2–1[18], His first major tournament as the captain was 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. South Africa survived a late flourish from Pakistan to cling on for the tightest of victories in the first of their three-match ODI series in Durban. After having replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed in the shortest format as Pakistan's T20 captain, Babar Azam is set to be named as their new ODI captain as well. Azhar Ali confirmed Test captain while Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in ODIs and T20Is in the 2020-21 season. Mohammad Rizwan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Karachi Kings), 6. Sarfaraz Ahmed (Urdu: سرفراز احمد‎; born 22 May 1987) is a Pakistani wicketkeeper-batsman who plays for the Pakistani national cricket team. He will be monitored over the week and is expected to be available for the remainder of the series. May 14, 2020 LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday confirmed Babar Azam as captain of the ODI and T20I national teams after a stellar year with the bat. Captain Sune Luus contributed 32, for Pakistan Diana Baig and Nashra Sandhu took two wickets each, conceding 43 and 46 runs respectively. In a press release on Wendnesday, the PCB confirmed that Babar Azam would lead the ODI and T20I sides for the 2020/21 season, while Azhar Ali will continue to be Test captain. Sarfaraz Ahmed has been demoted from category A to B, while Shaheen Afridi and Azhar Ali have been promoted to Babar Azam. 3. “This is absolutely the right decision as they also require certainty and clarity on their future roles. He was the former captain of the Pakistan side in all formats. Imam-ul-Haq (Balochistan/Peshawar Zalmi), 5. In 2008, Sarfaraz was selected ahead of Kamran Akmal for the Asia Cup. Sarfaraz was dropped from the T20 series that followed the Test series against Sri Lanka. [42] In the third season (2018) Quetta Gladiators not manage to qualify for the final, but instead were defeated by Peshawar Zalmi by 1 run in the first eliminator. On 9 February 2017 following the resignation of then captain Azhar Ali from ODI captaincy, Sarfaraz Ahmed was chosen to succeed him thus making him a full time limited overs captain of Pakistan. Sarfaraz Ahmed is the Pakistan most successful ODI Captain and right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper who plays in all formats of the game. Babar Azam has been confirmed as Pakistan's new one-day captain, while Azhar Ali will remain in charge of the Test team. Rashid Latif has targeted IPL after no Pakistan player found place in ICC's teams of the decade. Pakistan’s schedule for the upcoming season comprises two T20Is in Ireland (July), three Tests and three T20Is in England (July-September), three ODIs and three T20Is in South Africa (October), three ODIs and three T20Is at home against Zimbabwe (November), two tests and three T20Is in New Zealand (December), two Tests and three T20Is at home against South Africa (January 2021) and two Tests and three T20Is in Zimbabwe (April 2021). He made his ODI debut in the final match of the series, on 18 November 2007. In the final of the tournament he scored a crucial 46 not out (the highest score from his team) as Pakistan won the match by 2 runs. SA-W vs PK-W Fantasy Cricket Tips 2nd ODI Pakistan Women Tour of South Africa 2021: Captain, Probable XIs For Today’s South Africa Women vs Pakistan … [44][45] In October 2020, he was drafted by the Galle Gladiators for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League. [27][28], In April 2019, he was named as the captain of Pakistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. [31][32], In October 2019, ahead of Pakistan's tour to Australia, Sarfaraz was sacked as captain of Pakistan's team, following Pakistan's poor run of form. Babar faced sexual harassment allegations in November 2020 by a woman named Hamiza Mukhtar from Lahore. During his knock he became the 7th Pakistani wicketkeeper to reach 1000 Test runs, in 28 inns, jointly the fastest Pakistani wicket-keeper with Imtiaz Ahmed. International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced glittering men's and women's teams for different formats from the last decade. [21], On 28 September 2017, against Sri Lanka, he became the 32nd captain of Pakistan in Tests. 9. He made his Test match debut in Hobart on 14 January 2010, in the third Test match against Australia, replacing Kamran Akmal who suffered an "error-ridden performance" in the second Test. 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Babar Azam, who has been Pakistan's best batsman across formats in the last couple of years, is expected to replace Sarfraz Ahmed as the ODI captain after taking over the leadership duties in T20Is. “I want to congratulate Azhar Ali and Babar Azam for getting captaincy extensions,” head coach and national selector Misbah ul Haq said. Under his captaincy Pakistan won 11 consecutive T20 series. He didn't get a chance to bat as Pakistan had won the match before he was needed to bat. The other Proteas batters managed to get starts, however, failed to convert after a reasonable start for the openers who managed a partnership of 52 runs. Iftikhar Ahmed (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Karachi Kings), 4. Pakistan won … However the PCB went with Azhar Ali for the captaincy and considering Sarfaraz led the Pakistan U-19 team, appointed him as the vice captain of the ODI team. [3] In March 2018, on Pakistan Day, Sarfraz became the youngest cricketer to be awarded with the Sitara-i-Imtiaz. Usman Shinwari (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Lahore Qalandars), 2. The knock also earned him the Man of the Match award. The Committee reviewed team's performances in the last three years, including the World Cup, where Pakistan could not qualify for the semifinals. Sarfaraz Ahmed (Sindh/Quetta Gladiators), 7. The third ODI … [26] The following month, the PCB confirmed Sarfaraz as the team's captain, and stated he would lead the squad at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In the new list of central contracts released on Wednesday, PCB have left out Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir. Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh/Quetta Gladiators), The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Sarfaraz was named as Pakistan's Twenty20 International captain following the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India,[1] while he was named Pakistan's ODI Captain on 9 February 2017 after Azhar Ali stepped down. [43] He once again captained Quetta Gladiators in fourth season of PSL leading the team to win the tournament for the first time by defeating Peshawar Zalmi in the final match. Now-retired MS Dhoni was named captain of the T20I and ODI Teams of the Decade and Virat Kohli was picked to … [5][6] In January 2019, in the second ODI against South Africa, he played in his 100th ODI match. Which meant that Quetta had lost the PSL final for the second time in a row. Azhar Ali led Pakistan to a 1-4 defeat in the ODI series in Australia. The teams included West-indies, Australia, New Zealand, England & Zimbabwe against which Pakistan won the series. [36], In June 2020, he was named in a 29-man squad for Pakistan's tour to England during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under his captaincy, Pakistan won the Champions Trophy in June 2017. The Trump presidency is now history. Shan Masood (Southern Punjab/Multan Sultans). So how will it rank? Written By Sreehari Menon 1. [8], Sarfaraz Ahmed was born on 22 May 1987 in Karachi, Pakistan to a family with a printing press business. South Africa Women registered a 13-run win over Pakistan in the second ODI in Durban to win the three-match series on Saturday. During the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle, Sarfaraz stabilized the Pakistan innings with a knock of 96 runs in just 85 balls, falling just four runs short of a century when he was bowled by Sri Lankan pacer Dhammika Prasad. 5. [17] Later his team defeated the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 champions, West Indies with a whitewash in a 3 match series. More: https://t.co/KD8O0P4EML https://t.co/xLXlfvW3Nr pic.twitter.com/31tQTtvmAc, — Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) May 13, 2020. Obviously, someone shared sensitive and protected information. In the final against arch-rivals India, Pakistan posted a massive total of 338 and won the match convincingly to become the champions. [12] Also he equalled Adam Gilchrist's record for the most dismissals as a wicketkeeper in a single World Cup innings(6)[13] He was rewarded with the Man of the Match award. South Africa Women will take on Pakistan Women in the second ODI of the three-match series on Saturday, January 23 at the Kingsmead in Durban. The 25-year … The 25-year-old had been named as the T20I skipper late last year. Sarfraz was named Pakistan’s Twenty20 International captain after the victory of ICC T20 Worldcupof 2016 in India. He was consequently rewarded a Category C contract and selected for Pakistan's next series against Sri Lanka, again for T20s. In his second match in the world cup he scored 101* against Ireland and he was again named the Man of the Match. The wicketkeeper is Alec Stewart and the non-striking batsman is Javed Miandad. With 444 runs, England posted the highest ever one-day international total, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in … Virat Kohli has been declared the captain of ICC's Test team of the decade. Pakistan couldn't qualify for the semi-finals as their net run rate was less than New Zealand's. The SA W vs PK W live stream will commence at 1:30 PM (IST). [9] Naseem Shah (Central Punjab/Quetta Gladiators), 6. But still his team just couldn't make it and they lost in the final to Islamabad United. Sarfaraz was picked by Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) players draft on 21 December 2015. He was selected to be the franchise captain for the 2016 season. Shadab Khan (Northern/Islamabad United), 8. He was also made vice-captain for the Pakistan Test team. 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