The newly-appointed Test captain, Azhar Ali is delighted to lead the Pakistani Test side in the ICC Test Championship. The veteran batsman highlighted the importance of the tournament and the team’s build-up for it.
“I am very excited to lead this Pakistani side. The goal is definitely to win the ICC Test Championship. Moreover, we want to build as a team in the process and excel at the individual level”, Azhar added.
Azhar Ali replaced Sarfraz Ahmed as the captain of the Test team after Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided to shake hands with the wicket-keeper batsman. Sarfraz is removed from the captaincy of T20I and Test format and his position in the team is in peril as well.
It is now a new task for the new management and team to build the under Azhar Ali in the longest format of the game. Pakistan has been struggling in the Test matches recently and they will look to revamp their performance in the format under the new leadership.