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It’s an honor to play in our homeland: Captain Sarfaraz


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

26th Sep, 2019. 07:38 pm
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Captain Sarfaraz addresses a press conference at National Stadium
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Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmad on Thursday said that the fans will enjoy matches in the series against Sri Lanka.

Addressing a press conference at National Stadium Karachi, he said that there is need to perform well in the one-day series, adding that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has played an important in reviving cricket in the country.

“The international cricket is incomplete without Pakistan,” he said.

“I have had conversation with newly appointed head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq and he told me on which number I will play,” Sarfraz said.

To a question, he said that Pakistan has supported many countries in their bad times.

Regarding Babar Azam, Sarfraz said that he has been working hard and he will be one of the top batsman in the world in the next one or two years.

The captain while thanking the Sri Lankan team for visiting Pakistan urged other countries to reconsider their approach towards Pakistan and also requested all boards to support cricket in Pakistan.

Regarding performance of the team, he said, “If you review the performance of the team during the past two and half years, it has improved tremendously. We have scored 300 runs during the world cup, we have scored 350 and even touched 370.”

Earlier, Sri Lanka’s cricket team arrived in Karachi for a six-match limited-overs series – the first involving a major Test-playing nation in Pakistan in ten years.

The one-day series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi while T-20 series will be played in the Qaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

The first one day cricket match will be played between both teams on 27th September on Friday.

In this regard, a Sri Lankan security team had already visited the National Stadium to review the security arrangements.

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