Azhar Ali new ODI captain

04:57 PM | 28 Mar, 2015
Azhar Ali new ODI captain
KARACHI (Staff Report) - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided to name Azhar Ali as the new ODI cricket team captain on Saturday whereas Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi were retained as captains test and T20 cricket teams respectively.

The decision was made in a high level meeting chaired by PCB Chief Shaharyar Khan. The final approval would be given by the governing board of PCB on Tuesday.

Sarfraz Ahmad, the wicket keeper cum batsman who earned a big name during the cricket world cup 2015, will function as the vice captain of the ODI and T20 teams.

Azhar Ali, who has represented Pakistan in 39 test and 14 ODI matches, will also serve as the vice captain of test cricket team.

He maintains as best score of 157 runs in test cricket and has to score the maiden century in ODI however (Best: 96 runs).

PCB chief had fired the chief selector Moin Khan earlier today.