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Pakistan appoint odi new captain azhar ali 488 views
Azhar Ali is 30 years old and has played only 14 ODIs the most recent in January 2013 when he contributed two with the bat as Pakistan beat its rival the India by 85 runs in the gardens of the Eden of Calcutta.
Azhar Ali right handed Pakistan has been confirmed as the new captain of a day of Pakistan following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq after the 2015 Cricket World Cup Pakistan Board of Cricket ICC (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan confirmed the appointment on Monday.
Azhar has not been in Pakistan ODI plans more than two years but they gave us the go ahead for the captaincy ahead of Sarfraz Ahmed after the support of Coach Waqar Younis and Misbah.
Ali 30 was not elected in the Pakistan World Cup team but will try to help his team through a period of transition from the series against Bangladesh next month. Added Ali of 452 runs in 14 departures by an standard of 41.09 in the 50 over format.
"Azhar has proven that it can be captain and has proved its worth in batting" said Shahryar Khan against the media. "In sight of his character management and team spirit the decision has been taken to make new Azhar ODI captain." Sarfaraz determination also subsist the Vice Captain of the test and T20s. He is full of spirit and has a character of struggle."
Pakistan now contain three dissimilar captains for the three formats with Misbah and Shahid Afridi, both of whom retired from ODIs after Pakistan lost to Australia in the quarterfinals of the World Cup taking sides and T20Is test respectively.