Former fast-bowler Waqar Younis said that captain Sarfraz Ahmed has what it takes to win the 2019 Cricket World Cup for Pakistan.
Waqar — who led the side in the 2003 edition of the World Cup — congratulated the wicketkeeper-batsman for getting picked as skipper for the mega event in England and Wales this summer.
Congratulations Sarfaraz on getting selected as Captain for the World Cup 2019..It is a great honour and a massive responsibility..You have what it takes to bring the Trophy home #AllTheBest @SarfarazA_54 @TheRealPCB
— Waqar Younis (@waqyounis99) February 6, 2019
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) named Sarfaraz as the side’s captain for the ICC Cricket World Cup on Tuesday.
PCB Chairperson Ehsan Mani had said during a media briefing that Sarfraz has a very good captaincy record and also led the Under-19 side as well.
The Men in Green begin their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 bid against the West Indies on May 31 in Nottingham.