Afridi, Twitter hail Sarfraz's appointment as Pakistan T20I captain

Published: April 5, 2016
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Former Pakistan T20I captain Shahid Afridi, who resigned from his position, took to Twitter on Tuesday to welcome the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) move of appointing wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed as the new captain.

Afridi, in his tweet, highlighted the traits that Sarfraz possesses which will help him in leading the Pakistan T20I side.

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Meanwhile, other cricketers, including Pakistan ODI captain Azhar, Ali felicitated the 28-year-old on being sworn in as the new captain.

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Fans were also happy to see Sarfraz at the helm of the T20I team.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • roadkashehzada
    Apr 5, 2016 - 9:51PM

    time to get rid of all patronizing big brothers of new captain so he can handle the teamRecommend

  • Procatinator
    Apr 6, 2016 - 11:40AM

    Finally a good decision by PCB to make the most deserving player as captain, despite their hatred towards him..Recommend

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