Sarfraz to lead Pakistan in World Cup 2019: Mani

Ehsan Mani

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani Wednesday ruled out changing cricket team captain for World Cup 2019, saying that there is no controversy regarding captaincy.
He was talking to newsmen during his first visit to Karachi as Chairman PCB. He said that the media had created controversy regarding Sarfraz captaincy. “He is captain of Pakistan. He has no restriction and no terms. He is a great choice and this controversy around Sarfraz’s captaincy is created by the press,” he said.
When asked if Sarfraz will remain captain till World Cup 2019, the chairman responded, “Yes, in sha Allah.”
About series with the India, he said that Indian cricket administrators want to play with Pakistan, but, he added he was not not expecting any progress in this regard before election in India.


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