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Azhar steps down, Sarfraz captain - Saudi Gazette;

Azhar steps down, Sarfraz captain - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteAzhar steps down, Sarfraz captainSaudi GazetteDUBAI — Azhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan one-day captain after a string of poor results and will be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed, the head of Pakistan's cricket board said. Ali's job was on the line since Pakistan's 4-1 defeat in England in September ...and more »

Azhar Ali Wants Batting Boost After Quitting Captaincy - News18;

Azhar Ali Wants Batting Boost After Quitting Captaincy - News18

News18Azhar Ali Wants Batting Boost After Quitting CaptaincyNews18Dubai: Azhar Ali said on Friday that he is desperate to resurrect his fortunes with the bat ahead of the 2019 World Cup after handing over the Pakistan one-day captaincy to Sarfraz Ahmed. The 31-year-old was already facing calls for his head following ...and more »

Sarfraz takes over as ODI skipper after Azhar steps down - DAWN.com;

Sarfraz takes over as ODI skipper after Azhar steps down - DAWN.com

DAWN.comSarfraz takes over as ODI skipper after Azhar steps downDAWN.comDUBAI: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan's one-day captain following the team's heavy defeat in Australia with wicket-keeper/batsman Sarfraz Ahmed taking over the job, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Thursday. Azhar's job was on the line ...and more »

Sarfraz Ahmed steps up as Pakistan captain after Azhar Ali quits - Stuff.co.nz;

Sarfraz Ahmed steps up as Pakistan captain after Azhar Ali quits - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzSarfraz Ahmed steps up as Pakistan captain after Azhar Ali quitsStuff.co.nzAzhar Ali celebrates with Sarfraz Ahmed after dismissing Black Cap Martin Guptill during the ODI series in NZ in 2016. Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan's one-day captain following the team's heavy defeat in Australia with wicketkeeper Sarfraz ...and more »

It was like swimming against the tide, says Azhar - Wisden India;

It was like swimming against the tide, says Azhar - Wisden India

Wisden IndiaIt was like swimming against the tide, says AzharWisden IndiaAzhar Ali, who stepped down on Thursday (February 9) as Pakistan's One-Day International captain, vowed to focus on his batting, revealing that he had also relinquished the Test vice-captaincy. The embattled ODI skipper was set to get the axe after ...and more »

Sarfraz Ahmed steps up after Azhar Ali resigns as Pakistan's one-day captain - Sport.co.uk;

Sarfraz Ahmed steps up after Azhar Ali resigns as Pakistan's one-day captain - Sport.co.uk

Sport.co.ukSarfraz Ahmed steps up after Azhar Ali resigns as Pakistan's one-day captainSport.co.ukAzhar Ali has resigned as Pakistan's one-day international captain with Sarfraz Ahmed, the Twenty20 skipper, taking over. Ali had been in charge since late-March 2015, shortly after Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq stood down as ODI skipper in the wake of ...and more »

Inzamam-ul-Haq backs PCB's decision to appoint Sarfaraz Ahmed as Pakistan's new ODi captain - Firstpost;

Inzamam-ul-Haq backs PCB's decision to appoint Sarfaraz Ahmed as Pakistan's new ODi captain - Firstpost

FirstpostInzamam-ul-Haq backs PCB's decision to appoint Sarfaraz Ahmed as Pakistan's new ODi captainFirstpostKarachi: Pakistan's chief selector, Inzamam-ul-Haq has backed the decision by Azhar Ali to step down as captain of the national one-day squad and as vice-captain of the Test side. Inzamam, who is in Dubai, told media on Thursday that it was good that ...and more »

Sarfraz Ahmed Replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan ODI Skipper - News18;

Sarfraz Ahmed Replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan ODI Skipper - News18

News18Sarfraz Ahmed Replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan ODI SkipperNews18Lahore: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan's one-day captain following the team's debacle in Australia with wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed elevated to the post, a cricket website quoted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman as saying. Also Read: ...and more »

Sarfraz Ahmed named Pakistan's ODI captain - Geo News, Pakistan;

Sarfraz Ahmed named Pakistan's ODI captain - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanSarfraz Ahmed named Pakistan's ODI captainGeo News, PakistanLAHORE: Sarfraz Ahmed has been appointed the captain of Pakistan ODI team, PCB chairman Shahryar Khan announced on Thursday. Sarfraz has replaced Azhar Ali as the captain of the ODI format. Azhar held a meeting with Shahryar Khan in Dubai to ...and more »

Azhar Ali steps down as Pakistan ODI captain - Business Standard

Azhar Ali steps down as Pakistan ODI captainBusiness StandardWicketkeeper-batsman Azhar Ali has stepped down from the post of Pakistan ODI skipper in the wake of mounting pressure on his leadership following the 1-4 defeat in the five-match ODI series against Australia. Sarfraz Ahmed, who has led Pakistan in one ...and more »

Ahmed replaces under fire Ali as Pakistan ODI captain - www.muskokaregion.com/

Ahmed replaces under fire Ali as Pakistan ODI captainwww.muskokaregion.com/ISLAMABAD — Pakistan ODI captain Azhar Ali has stepped down and the Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed as the new skipper. Ahmed also leads Pakistan in Twenty20 internationals and will make his ODI ...and more »

Azhar Ali steps down as Pakistan ODI captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed replaces him - Daily News & Analysis;

Azhar Ali steps down as Pakistan ODI captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed replaces him - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisAzhar Ali steps down as Pakistan ODI captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed replaces himDaily News & AnalysisPakistan senior batsman Azhar Ali on Thursday stepped down as the ODI captain after a meeting Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. "Azhar met me today and offered to step down as one-day captain as he says it has been ...and more »

Azhar Ali Steps Down as Pakistan One-Day Captain - Newsweek Pakistan;

Azhar Ali Steps Down as Pakistan One-Day Captain - Newsweek Pakistan

Newsweek PakistanAzhar Ali Steps Down as Pakistan One-Day CaptainNewsweek PakistanAzhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan one-day captain after a string of poor results and will be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed, according to the head of Pakistan's cricket board. Ali's job was on the line since Pakistan's 4-1 defeat in England in September ...and more »

Azhar Ali quits as Pakistan's ODI captain - Cricbuzz;

Azhar Ali quits as Pakistan's ODI captain - Cricbuzz

CricbuzzAzhar Ali quits as Pakistan's ODI captainCricbuzzAzhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan's One-Day International (ODI) captain on Thursday (February 9), citing reasons of captaincy affecting his form as a batsman. Sarfraz Ahmed, who has led Pakistan in one ODI and four Twenty20 Internationals, will take ...and more »

Azhar Ali quits as Pakistan ODI captain - ESPNcricinfo.com;

Azhar Ali quits as Pakistan ODI captain - ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.comAzhar Ali quits as Pakistan ODI captainESPNcricinfo.com"Azhar agreed to relinquish his captaincy as he believed that his batting is being effected due to extra burden of leadership," PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan told ESPNcricinfo. "I respect his decision and he will continue to play as batsman in one day ...and more »

Sarfraz replaces Azhar as Pakistan ODI Captain - Pakistan Today;

Sarfraz replaces Azhar as Pakistan ODI Captain - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodaySarfraz replaces Azhar as Pakistan ODI CaptainPakistan TodayAzhar Ali's ill-fated tenure as Pakistan's ODI skipper has come to an end after a PCB announcement declared Sarfraz Ahmed to be the new 50-over Captain of the National side. The announcement follows Azhar Ali's resignation from the role after more than ...and more »

New ODI captain Sarfraz likely to lead in all three formats - The Express Tribune;

New ODI captain Sarfraz likely to lead in all three formats - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneNew ODI captain Sarfraz likely to lead in all three formatsThe Express TribunePakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has been named as ODI captain after Azhar Ali decided to step down from the role on Thursday. Sarfraz, who has impressed while leading Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Quetta Gladiators as well as the ...and more »

Sarfraz to replace Azhar Ali as new ODI captain - DAWN.com;

Sarfraz to replace Azhar Ali as new ODI captain - DAWN.com

DAWN.comSarfraz to replace Azhar Ali as new ODI captainDAWN.comWicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmed on Thursday was appointed captain of the One Day International (ODI) cricket team, replacing senior batsman Azhar Ali. Azhar Ali, in a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai, informed ...and more »

Azhar wants batting boost after giving up captaincy - Sport24;

Azhar wants batting boost after giving up captaincy - Sport24

Sport24Azhar wants batting boost after giving up captaincySport24Dubai - Azhar Ali said on Friday he was desperate to resurrect his fortunes with the bat ahead of the 2019 World Cup after giving up the Pakistan one-day captaincy to be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed. The 31-year-old was already facing calls for his head ...and more »

New Pakistan ODI skipper Sarfraz Ahmed's Indian connection - The Asian Age;

New Pakistan ODI skipper Sarfraz Ahmed's Indian connection - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeNew Pakistan ODI skipper Sarfraz Ahmed's Indian connectionThe Asian AgeSarfraz Ahmed's elevation as the new captain of Pakistan's ODI team has been keenly followed by his uncle Mehboob Hasan in India. The 30-year-old Sarfraz, who was already the captain of the T20 side on Thursday, was named as the replacement for ...and more »