Trying to stay calm and instill confidence among youngsters: Sarfraz Ahmed
Pakistan team is currently enjoying a dream-run with cricket returning to their home country. The number one side in the Twenty20 International format has completely dismantled the current T20 champions, Windies. The Men in Green have sealed the three-match T20 series with one match to go and their captain, Sarfraz Ahmed is overly ecstatic about it.
Sarfraz led the team to some astonishing heights in the recent times, from the ICC Champions Trophy win to defeating New Zealand at home in the T20 series. Pakistan has certainly grown as a team under his leadership.
Not just the team, Sarfraz believes he himself has also grown a lot as a captain in the recent time. Sarfraz was known as a fierce leader and did not hesitate to express his anger on fellow teammates on the field.
However, this seems to be a distant story as the Pakistan skipper has achieved to stay calm and has also learnt to instill confidence in his team-mates.
Talking to the media after the second T20I at the National Stadium in Karachi, Sarfraz said that he is studying to handle his anger and stay calm.
He said, “My boys are brilliant and they have a great understanding of the game and as a result, they have performed well. I’m trying to learn things such as anger management etc. Trying to stay calm and instill confidence in the youngsters,”
Sarfraz also credited the youngsters in the team for stepping up at the right time and perform at the highest level.
He added, “I love it when youngsters come to the team and play with so much confidence such as Talat today. Shadab a few months ago, and even Babar. So I think every youngster that comes in has the same confidence of playing,”
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