Sarfraz likely to replace Shahid Afridi as T20 captain

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Lahore: Fact-finding committee has suggested to pick Sarfraz Ahmad as new T20 captain but the announcement can face delay, on Friday.

According to sources, the board has decided to not extend Head Coach Waqar Younis’ contract which is due to expire in May.

In another development Mohsin Hasan Khan as Chief Selector and Aaqib Javed as coach are likely to be appointed.

The committee, is all set to submit final report on Pakistan’s dismissal performance in World Twenty20 to PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan today.

Fact-finding committee is headed by Shakil Sheikh and members Iqbal Qasim and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief operating officer Subhan Ahmad.

The report has also mentioned names of the people involved in ineffective decision making during both Asia Cup and ICC World T20.

Earlier, Afridi recorded his stance via telephone as he was unable to present before the investigating committee due to his daughter’s illness.

The captain admitted poor performance in WT20.

On the other hand, Waqar alleged that Mohammad Hafeez kept secret his injury before World Twenty20 while the coach revealed that some players in the squad were not ready to co-operate with the coaching staff.

He said they were also not able to implement the game plan given by the coach.

Pakistan were knocked out of the World T20 after failing to qualify for the semi-finals as they lost three out of their four group matches. They only managed to win two matches in the Asia Cup.

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