Sarfaraz Ahmed, the former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, was born on 22 May 1987 in Karachi. Saifi is his nickname, and he played his first ODI on 18 November 2007 against India. The right-handed batsman has represented Pakistan in 49 Tests, 117 ODIs, and 61 T20s.
Sarfaraz came under the limelight when he scored 49 runs on 49 balls against a crucial match against South Africa at ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup. The wicket-keeper batsman took six important catches in the same encounter and was named as player of the match.
In the very next match against Ireland, Sarfaraz scored a brilliant hundred and played a vital role in taking Pakistan to the Quarterfinals. Due to his brilliant all-around performances, PCB decided to appoint him as the Captain of Pakistan’s ODI & T20 team.
The biggest achievement of Sarfaraz Ahmad in his entire career is that he has won the Champions Trophy for Pakistan in 2017. Under his captaincy, Pakistan defeated India with a big margin with help of Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir.
Sarfaraz PSL Career
Sarfaraz Ahmed’s PSL career is just amazing so far. He is the Captain of Quetta Gladiators, and under his captaincy, QG won the PSL in 2019. He has led his team to the final three times. Unfortunately, two times they ended up as Runners-up.
He will lead his side in PSL 2022 which going to start on 27th Jan. Here you can watch PSL live streaming 2022 for free.
Sarfaraz Ahmed PSL Team
- Quetta Gladiators (2016 – 2022)
Since the start of the PSL, Sarfaraz Ahmed has been playing from Quetta Gladiators. The performance of the QG team is brilliant under his captaincy. He is from those few players in Pakistan Supr League who never changed their franchise from 1st edition in 2016 to 7th edition 2022.
Nadeem Omar (Owner of QG Franchise) & Moin Khan (Head coach & Director) both are satisfied with Saifi’s performance, and he will be playing PSL 2022 from QG.
Sarfaraz Ahmed PSL Stats
The captain of QG ‘Sarfaraz Ahmed,’ has played 62 matches so far and scored 1189 runs. His batting average is 31.28 that is extremely good in this format of cricket. So far, he scored six 50s, and his highest score in a single match is 81.
If you see the list of best batters in PSL, Sarfaraz Ahmed is on the 7th number. Whereas the current batsman of Pakistan has the most runs in PSL, you can check here Babar Azam PSL career.
His PSL strike rate is 128.26. He hits 109 boundaries and 23 maximums in the PSL tournament.
Sarfaraz as Wicketkeeper in PSL
The story doesn’t end here he always leads his team from the front and is brilliant behind the wickets. In the list of top wicket-keepers in PSL, Sarfaraz Ahmed is on the 3rd number. In his 62 matches, he dismissed batters 39 times as a wicketkeeper, 29 times catch out, and 10 times stump.
Sarfaraz Ahmed is PSL 2022
Quetta fans are very optimistic about Sarfaraz Ahmed’s captaincy in PSL 2022. He will lead his team Quetta Gladiators once again in the 7th edition of the Pakistan Super League that is going to start on the 27th of January 2022.