PCB apologises for ill-timed tweet sent out after sacking Sarfaraz

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday apologised for an ill-timed tweet, posted at the time of Sarfaraz Ahmed’s removal as captain.

According to details, the tweet which has been deleted showed a gif of Fakhar Zaman dancing in front of Sarfaraz.

“The PCB apologies for this post and accepts the timing of it was wrong,” PCB said in a tweet.

The board further said, “This was a pre-planned post as part of the one-year to go T20 WorldCup promotional campaign. The timing of this post clashed with the captaincy announcement for which the PCB offers its regrets.”

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It is worth mentioning here that Sarfaraz Ahmed was removed as Test and T20I captain after a drop in his overall form during the past few series.

Senior batsman Azhar Ali will replace Sarfaraz as Test skipper, while Babar Azam will lead the T20I side.

“Sarfaraz has been replaced… on poor performance,” PCB said in a press release.

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