Azhar Ali resigns as Test captain, the new captain announced
Pakistan Test cricket captain Azhar Ali resigns
According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Chairman Board Ehsan Mani met Azhar Ali on Tuesday evening and thanked him for his services as captain.
During the meeting, Babar Azam has been appointed captain of the national Test cricket team in place of Azhar Ali, after which he will now lead the national cricket team in all three formats.
According to the PCB, Babar Azam’s first assignment as Test captain will be to lead the team in a two-Test series against New Zealand in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship.
Following this decision, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani contacted Babar Azam and congratulated him on his appointment.