Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has been named as ODI Captain after Azhar Ali chose to venture down from the part on Thursday.
Sarfraz, who has awed while driving Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Quetta Gladiators and also the Pakistan T20I group, will assume control with quick impact; implying that he will commander the side in Pakistan's next task toward the West Indies.
That arrangement may well choose which of the two sides will straightforwardly meet all requirements for the following World Cup in England.
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"Azhar Ali chose to venture down from ODI captaincy and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) administration has chosen to make Sarfraz Ahmed as the following ODI commander,"
"The PCB administration including Chairman and Executive advisory group part are available in Dubai for opening of PSL where they have chosen to give ODI captaincy to Sarfraz who have been an effective chief in T20 arrange," he included.
There had been calls from a few quarters to sack Azhar, who supplanted Misbahul Haq as the ODI commander, after a disappointing stretch that saw him win only five of his matches as skipper against the main eight sides — all coming against Sri Lanka