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Sarfraz to be captain as long as I coach Pakistan: Mickey Arthur

DUBAI: Karachi Kings and Pakistan Coach Mickey Arthur validated the possibility that in future Imad Wasim can be the captain of the national side but immediately added that as long as he is coaching he will be having Sarfraz Ahmed as captain in all three formats of the game.

Speaking in a post-match press conference, he said: “In future Imad Wasim probably can be Pakistan’s captain, but Saffy is entrenched in of all forms of the game and as long as I am coaching Pakistan I am going to have Sarfraz Ahmed with me.”

Responding to a question, the Pakistan coach said that instantly after the Pakistan Super League tournament the national team will be facing ‘big challenges’.

“Straight after that we will be going into T20s with the West Indies. I have got a very clear picture in my mind about the t20 side, world cup side and the test side. We are going to take medical test, fitness test straight after the West Indies series,” he said. “Whether there will be one or two players from PSL, I am not sure.”

He announced that the test squad against upcoming series against England will be cut down to 15 after fitness test in Lahore. 

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