The PBC’s decision came after the statement of Sarfaraz, in which he had told reporters at the National Stadium a day earlier that there was no desire to leave his captaincy.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to remove Sarfraz Ahmed from the captaincy of the Test team. According to the Geo News report, the PBC’s decision came after Sarfaraz’s statement, in which he had told reporters at the National Stadium a day earlier that there was no desire to leave his captaincy.
Sarfaraz had said that in this matter the PAK board can take any decision. 32-year-old Sarfaraz has taken over the command of Pakistan team in 13 Test matches, out of which the team has won four and lost in eight matches.
According to the report, PCB wants to appoint new captain for the Test team before the ICC Test Championship. The Cricket Committee of the PCB will now review the performance of the men and women team on August 2 at the National Cricket Academy.
It is expected that the captaincy case will be discussed in the meeting and it may be that the selection of the new captain may be done. The committee will also review the performance of under-16 and under-19 teams.
After review, the committee will also make recommendations to PCB President Ehsaan Money. The committee will be headed by PCB Managing Director Wasim Khan and includes big names such as Wasim Akram, Misbah-ul-Haq and Uruz Mumtaz.
If news reports, then Shan Masood, 29, can be made the new captain of the Test team. Masood has so far scored 797 runs in 15 Tests for an average of 26.43. He played last Test against South Africa, in which he had two half-centuries.
Pakistan had to be out of the tournament losing at the group stage in the World Cup. Sarfraz’s team was on the fifth position with 11 points in the table.