Mohammad Hafeez to lead Pakistan

January 14, 2017
By: Farooq Muhammad
Published in Sports


All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will lead Pakistan in the next one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne on Sunday, cricket board announced today.

The PCB’s decision came after captain Azhar Ali suffered a hamstring injury in the first ODI. He has been advised rest and it is expected he will join the team for the fourth and fifth one-dayers to be played in Sydney and Adelaide.

Ali’s deputy Sarfaraz Ahmed has already returned to Pakistan to be with his ailing mother.

Australia is leading the 5-match series 1-0 after thrashing Pakistan by 92 runs in the first tie.

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Story first published: 14th January 2017


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