Pakistan flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi appreciated the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for retaining Sarfraz as their captain for World Cup 2019.
“Great decision by the PCB to appoint Sarfaraz Ahmed captain for World Cup,” he tweeted
Afridi on Tuesday Tweeted Sarfraz has a good presence of mind as the captain and he did well in the past winning some worthy titles for Pakistan.
“Sarfaraz has proved himself as a leader and should get total support from everyone,” he said.
The former captain said that Sarfraz has now got golden chance to prove himself once again by leading the side from the front in the upcoming event.
“This is an ideal opportunity for him to make a memorable contribution. Go well Saifi,” Said Afridi.
Great decision by @TheRealPCB to appoint Sarfaraz Ahmed captain for World Cup. Sarfaraz has proved himself as a leader and should get total support from everyone. This is an ideal opportunity for him to make a memorable contribution. Go well Saifi! 👍🇵🇰
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) February 5, 2019
Earlier, Afridi also backed Sarfraz as a good skipper when some people were criticizing him for not showing his performance. He said that the PCB should look for a long term plan and Sarfraz is an ideal choice for them as skipper.
It is pertinent to mention here that the PCB on Tuesday announced to retain Sarfraz as their captain in the upcoming World Cup slated to start from May 30 in England and Wales. Sarfraz will also lead the side against England and Australia before getting into the mega event.