- PCB group administration raises objections to the battle
- Stresses gamers ought to chorus from such bickering
- Sarfaraz responded to Hafeez after an oblique jibe
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) administration has expressed its reservations after batsman Mohammad Hafeez and former skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed argued on Twitter, sources mentioned Saturday.
Sarfaraz responded to the continued debate on who’s the number one wicketkeeper-batsman within the nation after Hafeez congratulated Mohammad Rizwan on his match-winning efficiency within the first T20 towards South Africa.
The group managers, throughout a gathering with the cricketers, settled the dispute between them, sources mentioned, including that PCB officers and group administration have been “unhappy”.
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On Thursday, Hafeez took an oblique jibe at Ahmed when he tweeted to understand Rizwan for his ton, saying: “Congratulations @iMRizwanPak on scoring T20 hundred. U r a Star shining star Wonder how long u need to prove that u r NO1 wicketkeeper/Batsman in Pakistan in all formats of the game”.
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This prompted a response from Sarfaraz late Friday, who has not been included within the taking part in XI.
“Hafeez bhai Sb, whoever has played for Pakistan from Imtiaz Ahmed, Wasim Bari, Tasleem Arif to Saleem Yousuf and from Moin Khan, Rashid Latif to Kamran Akmal and even Rizwan right now has always been number ONE for the country and have been respected accordingly,” he tweeted.
Sarfaraz famous that everybody stands by Rizwan and wished he performs many extra wonderful innings for Pakistan.
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“Aur ayende bhee jisko bhee chance milega wo Pakistan ke liye number ONE hee huga. (And whoever is given a chance to play would be no 1 for Pakistan),” he added.
The previous skipper additionally urged Hafeez to not create divisions. “We expect nothing but positiveness coming from an international player who has played so many games for Pakistan.”
Former gamers and specialists have additionally been commenting on the matter since Rizwan has emerged as a pillar for the cricket group and rescued it on quite a few events.