Mickey Arthur recommended Babar Azam as a captain for Test and Shadab Khan as a captain for ODI Format.
Mickey Arthur recommended the removal of Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday.
According to a report quoting a source, Arthur threw on behalf of fast bowler Shadab Khan as Sarfaraz’s replacement in ODI format. While the Babar Azam to handle Test Captaincy.
Arthur had some negative things to say about Sarfaraz’s captaincy skills for members. The source who told the Committee leads by PCB Managing Director Wasim Khan.
Mickey Arthur says:
I need two more years with the Pakistan team and then I can achieve remarkable results. Before advancing in support of PCB President Ehsan Mani, Wasim Khan will enter a final session later on Wednesday.
On the other hand, it was also reported that Arthur’s arguments and clarifications on the selection actions and decisions had also failed to leave an impact on the members of the Committee.
The members are not satisfied with their argument that after the 2017 Champions Trophy. The Pakistan team’s fielding standards fell after the forced exit of the fielding coach, Australian Steve Rixon,” the source revealed.
Arthur made a big deal out of Rixon’s sudden departure in August 2018. As he had problems with PCB management due to late payments,” he later revealed.
Also, it was revealed that Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka was also recommended as a possible replacement. But he was ruled out for not being able to offer a heavier payment given his current relationship with the Mumbai Indians.