Sarfaraz Ahmed Stripped Off Captaincy From Tests & T20Is, Netizens Upset With PCB for the Decision
For a few days now, there have been reports of Misbah Ul Haq being upset with Pakistani skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed for not taking up enough responsibility. Now a while ago, the Pakistani Cricket Board not only fired Sarfaraz Ahmed as the captain but also dropped him from the upcoming series against Pakistan. The board instead has appointed Azhar Ali as the Test captain and Babar Azam will lead the team for the T20Is. This has surely not gone down well with the fans as they posted tweets lashing out at the decision. Sarfaraz Ahmed Sacked, Pakistan Appoints Azhar Ali and Babar Azam as Captains for Test and T20I Cricket.
For a while now, Sarfaraz Ahmed has been facing a hard time and is bagging the limelight for the wrong reasons. Back then, he faced the wrath of the netizens for yawing behind the stumps during India vs Pakistan, CWC 2019. Not very long ago during Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, questions were raised on his fitness and he was even trolled on social media. In fact a couple of days ago, we even told you that Ahmed was insulted by a journalist who yelled at the former Pakistani captain. However, this time most of the netizens have supported Ahmed and posted tweets against the decision.
Check out a few of them below:
Urdu speaking hone ki saza 😣 we karachites specially Urdu speaking karachites are habitual for this.. it’s ok #Sarfaraz
— farheen (@farheen80956088) October 18, 2019
This fan seems to be quite upset
@TheRealPCB@ImranKhanPTI@mirzaiqbal80@kmzaffr@Saj_PakPassion@MoeedNj babas&provincials in abputrid #PCB rule the roost. #Sarfaraz,undr whose captaincy we remained unbeaten,T20 top side removed just yr prior2wc۔ curse of bastardism haunts Pak cricket. A patriot sacrificed!
— the original jazbati (@impaired74) October 18, 2019
This is unjustified to remove sarfaraz ahmad as T20 captain.If he lost one series this is not justified in his captaincy Pakistan team become number 1 in T20 win.11 series and first time Pakistan win champions trophy appoint babar Azam as captain extra pressure on him #sarfarazpic.twitter.com/vuJTWSSK2a
— Mansab (@mansabmoodi) October 18, 2019
Yet another one
Replacing him with @babarazam258 won't work for Pakistan. Babar's batting will be effected alot. He is a player in making for the future. Sarfaraz is the same man who brought Pakistan to No 1 in T20 rankings. Removing him for losing one series at home doesn't make any sense.
— Rafayyy🇵🇰 (@SeedhaSaBanda) October 18, 2019
We will miss you
Thanks "Sarfaraz" for great success's for #Pakistan
👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 we will miss you😢 #WeStandWithSarfaraz#missyou@SarfarazA_54pic.twitter.com/FZ5LTeRI1f
— Noorima Khanam (@NoorimaK) October 18, 2019
PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani while addressing the press said that it was quite a difficult decision to drop Ahmed and blamed him for the loss of confidence. The Pakistani cricket team will fly to Australia for three-match T20I series and will play an equal number of Tests against the same opponent. The first T20I will be played on November 3rd, 2019.