The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its veteran wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain of both the Test and T20I side. Not only that, owing to his consistent ‘poor form’, Sarfaraz has also been dropped as player from both the Test and T20I teams. While Azhar Ali has been appointed captain for the Test matches, Babar Azam will lead the team in the T20Is.
Under pressure Azhar Ali has stepped down as captain of the Pakistan one-day team. Azhar was in charge of the team as they crashed to a 1-4 defeat in Australia. Wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed will be Pakistan's new ODI skipper.
Pakistan’s impressive win in the second one-dayer at the MCG had raised hopes of a tight contest. But, with two games remaining in the series, Australia are 2-1 up, and a victory at Sydney on Sunday, will give them the series with a match in hand
Australia whitewashed Pakistan 3-0 in the Test series that concluded on Saturday. As the result proves, the hosts were completely dominant. Here’s a look at the top performers in the series. Expectedly, most of them are from Australia