Sarfraz Ahmed

Sarfraz Ahmed is a wicketkeeper-batsman who plays international cricket for Pakistan and is additionally the present skipper of the Pakistan cricket group in each of the 3 arrangements of the amusement. Sarfraz was named as Pakistan’s Twenty20 International chief after the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India,while he was named Pakistan’s ODI Captain on 9 February 2017 after Azhar Ali ventured down.He took up the Test captaincy mantle for his group following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq and henceforth turned into the 32nd Test skipper of the Pakistan Cricket Team in doing as such. Under his captaincy, Pakistan won the Champions Trophy in June 2017.In March 2018, on Pakistan Day, Sarfraz turned into the most youthful cricketer to be granted with the Sitara-I-Imtiaz.

sarfraz ahmad
sarfraz ahmad

One Day International

Sarfraz’s prominent accomplishment amid the beginning of his vocation was winning the ICC U-19 World Cup in 2006 where he drove the Pakistani group and vanquished India in the last in a low-scoring experience,

Sarfraz was called up by Pakistan as a spread for Kamran Akmal who had finger damage in the one-day arrangement among India and Pakistan in November 2007. He made his ODI debut in the last match of the arrangement, on 18 November 2007. He didn’t get an opportunity to bat as Pakistan had won the match before he was expected to bat.

In 2008, Sarfraz was chosen in front of Kamran Akmal for the Asia Cup.

In 2015, Sarfraz was chosen for 2015 Cricket World Cup yet did not get an opportunity to play in the initial four matches. Because of the principal visit misfortunes, he was chosen for Pakistan’s fifth match of the occasion against South Africa where he scored 49 keeps running off 49 balls and accepting 6 gets as wicket-guardian to approach the one day international record for most dismissals(6 dismissals).Also he equalled Adam Gilchrist’s record for the most expulsions as a wicketkeeper in a solitary World Cup innings He was compensated with the Man of the Match grant. In his second match on the planet container he scored 101* against Ireland and he was again named the Man of the Match. The success gave Pakistan a spot in the Quarterfinals of the World Cup.


He made his Test coordinate presentation in Hobart on 14 January 2010, in the third Test coordinate against Australia, supplanting Kamran Akmal who endured a “blunder ridden exhibition” in the second Test.He was dropped again after one match.

Come back to international cricket (2011)

Sarfraz came back to the international group for the ODI arrangement against Sri Lanka in November 2011 and for the ensuing arrangement against Bangladesh and the Asia Cup. In the last of the competition he scored a pivotal 46 not out (the most noteworthy score from his group) as Pakistan won the match by 2 runs. He was subsequently compensated a Category C contract and chose for Pakistan’s next arrangement against Sri Lanka, again for T20s

Bad habit captaincy

After Misbah resigned from the ODI arrangement of the amusement after 2015 Cricket World Cup, Sarfraz was rising to be a potential successor. Anyway the PCB ran with Azhar Ali for the captaincy and considering Sarfraz drove the Pakistan U-19 group, named him as the bad habit chief of the ODI group.


T20I captaincy

After a ghastly T20 World Cup 2016 battle, the T20I chief Shahid Afridi was sacked and the PCB delegated Sarfraz skipper of the national T20 group on 5 April 2016. He won his first match in the main T20I against England by nine wickets.Later his group crushed the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 victors, West Indies with a whitewash in a 3 coordinate arrangement. Pakistan is Number 1 in T20 Internationals as of November 2018. Under his captaincy Pakistan won 11 continuous T20 arrangement. The groups included West-independents, Australia, New Zealand, England and Zimbabwe against which Pakistan won the arrangement. Pakistan likewise white-washed the opponent in a respective arrangement on 5 events under his captaincy.

ODI captaincy

On 9 February 2017 after the abdication of then commander Azhar Ali from ODI captaincy, Sarfraz Ahmed was picked to succeed him accordingly making him a full time restricted overs chief of Pakistan. He was additionally made bad habit chief for the Pakistan Test group. In his first arrangement as ODI chief, Pakistan beat West Indies 2– 1

His first significant competition as the commander was 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. In the pool matches, Pakistan lost to India, yet proceeded to win against South Africa and Sri Lanka to enter semi-finals. In the semi-last, Pakistan beat the hosts England completely to enter Pakistan’s first Champions Trophy last. In the last against chief opponents India, Pakistan posted an enormous aggregate of 338 and won the match convincingly to turn into the heroes.

Test captaincy

On 28 September 2017, against Sri Lanka, he turned into the 32nd chief of Pakistan in Tests.Sri Lanka won the Test arrangement 2– 0. It was Pakistan’s first whitewash in the United Arab Emirates, and just their second whitewash in a home arrangement, in the wake of losing 3– 0 to Australia in October 2002.

T-10 profession

In the debut release of the t-10 association, held in UAE he was the commander of the group Bengal Tigers, however he was not all that effective there as Bengal Tigers completed fourth before the finish of the competition.


PCB’s Outstanding Player of the year: 2017

Sitara-e-Imtiaz (2018) – Pakistan’s third most noteworthy regular citizen grant

PCB’s Spirit of cricket grant: 2018