No truth about Azhar Ali’s removal as Test captain: Reports

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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has clarified that there are no plans to remove Azhar Ali as Test skipper, reports suggested.

According to reports, The PCB official confirmed that there is no truth about Azhar removal and Prime Minister Imran wanted him in the recent meeting to lead the national team for a long period of time.

It must be noted that there was news circulating that PM Imran Khan expressed to remove the 35-year-old from the captaincy.

Azhar was appointed Test captain last year in October, replacing wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed. Under his leadership, Pakistan lost in Australia and England but won home matches against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

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