Sarfraz Ahmed

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Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We wanted to bowl first. But the toss is out of our control. Hopefully, we can post more than 300,” External link

tribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It has been an honour to lead Pakistan at the highest level. I want to thank all my colleagues, coaches and selectors who have helped me in this journey. My good wishes are with Azhar Ali, Babar Azam and the Pakistan cricket team, and I hope they will continue to grow stronger and stronger,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 18, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Tarun Tahiliani used to place a chatai there," "At Pracheen, I tell him [Sarfraz], that we have to walk on the path of truth. If we had cheated in our journey, we wouldn't have reached this stage. You have seen how difficult it is to get to this lane. But thanks to god, our work has pulled people here" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "There's a vast difference between chemical colours and natural colours," "In chemicals, you can easily get shocking colours like fuchsia or turquoise, whereas in natural dyes, you will get earthy shades, because they come from plants, roots and herbs" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "I still have my ancestral blocks," "I have revived them, repaired them or got them made new" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "NID [National Institute of Design] had hosted a Shibori exhibition in 1997," "We made 25-30 dupattas, stoles and scarves. It was only for international buyers, and within two hours, we finished our stock. It was the first time I saw Rs 2 lakh. I won't forget that my entire life. After that I got the confidence to do this, and as my son grew older, he took an interest in the business and I educated him" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "we refer to books from olden days to the new developments [in fashion magazines]," "One thing he has taught me is not just to pick up [a design] and place it. Innovate something and use it in a new way. And once it has been made, forget it and think of something better" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed recalls : "My grandfather had moved here from Kutch," "My father used to do block printing, but we used to take it up as jobs, and in chemical colours, not natural dyes" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “Unfortunately we played very good cricket in the last four matches but we have not qualified,” “Only the one match will cost us in the whole tournament (against West Indies). We played very good cricket” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed added : “If you talk about the previous matches, yes, Pakistan lost four, but it is a World Cup match. Both teams look stronger, so hopefully we will do well as a team. e’re just interested in finishing the tournament on a high note and doing our best against Bangladesh,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I think, if you talk about the previous matches, yes, Pakistan lost four matches, but it is a World Cup match. Both teams are looking stronger, and hopefully we will do well as a team,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We tried some other combinations which was why he wasn’t in the team, but he was given a chance and scored runs,” External link

thenational Monday, June 24, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't think Pakistani people are doing like that," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Fakhar Zaman ) : "I think it's a great team effort. Fakhar and Imam started well. The match starts at 10.30am and the first ten overs is important. They got a good start and that's why we got 350," "We tried a few different things - we started with Shadab because they weren't good against spinners. Fielding is an important part and it was the main difference. This gives a lot of confidence to the team" External link

news18 Monday, June 3, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is important to let go the past. It is important to forget what happened in England a couple of weeks ago and move on,” External link

dnaindia Friday, May 31, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed added : “You know, if you contain any teams, you have to take wickets. If you’re not taking wickets here, so you can’t you’ve got to stop runs. Whether you play England, either you play West Indies or Australia, you have to take wicket if you stop any team. So however teams play any other teams, any teams takes wickets, then they will respect them, any team it’s possible to have 70, 80 runs,” External link

dnaindia Friday, May 31, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Mohammad Amir ) : "Amir is fully fit and available for selection for Friday's game," External link

news18 Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "When we came here on the first day and asked the groundsman what is the par score he told us that it's 480" External link

news18 Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "My answer is the same. I don’t need to add," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

news24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

emirates247 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

news18 Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

afp-english Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We were about 10, 12 runs short,” “Eoin Morgan and Joe Root batted well, and we were always struggling after that” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 6, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “Look, when we go as favourites, then it’s a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “Look, when we go as favourites, then it’s a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, April 22, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, April 22, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is not only one important match of the Cup whose every match is very important for us and we will be going all out against our respective rivals, no matter whom we are playing and how fancied they are,” External link

app-en Monday, April 22, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, April 22, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, April 22, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 22, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “Look, when we go as favourites, then it’s a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 22, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," External link

afp-en Monday, April 22, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage," External link

afp-en Monday, April 22, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “The teams taking part in the World Cup are all going to be tough and we will try to gear up for the competition in the England series and the warm-up matches,” External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, April 13, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Mohammad Rizwan ) : “He’s been playing well over the last few months and Rizwan can be taken solely as a batsman based on his performances,” External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, April 13, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "When your main strike bowler is not taking wickets regularly obviously it causes concern to the captain," External link

firstpost Sunday, April 7, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "When your main strike bowler is not taking wickets regularly obviously it causes concern to the captain," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, April 7, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Stadium Karachi ) : "It has been my wish to play in front of the home crowd, and I won a major trophy in Karachi. I am thankful to my team and crowd for support," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, March 24, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Champions Trophy ) : “This is going to be one epic experience for us and the fans because this could probably be the biggest celebration for people of Quetta and Balochistan. We saw videos on social media how locals celebrated Gladiators becoming PSL champions and we cannot wait to see their happiness live,” “There was a crazy reception all over Pakistan when we won the Champions Trophy title and I’m hoping that there will be a same sort of reception in Quetta on March 23. There cannot be a better day to celebrate than Pakistan Day” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “We are playing the final for the third time, so we will do our all-out effort to play in the same manner which we have done in the whole tournament,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “If you look at the previous years, there were some factors which hurt us as some players didn’t come,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "We are playing the final for the third time, so we will do our all-out effort to play in the same manner which we have done in the whole tournament," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "If you look at the previous years, there were some factors which hurt us as some players didn't come," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Stadium Karachi ) : “The Karachi crowd supported every team, the level of cricket that we have seen in Pakistan was not seen in Dubai and Sharjah” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I don’t think there will be any psychological edge,” “We have all played 10 matches. This will be a new match on a new day” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We got off to a good start but then Lamichhane bowled well and got wickets so we did not put a good total,” External link

pakobserver Monday, March 11, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Ahmad Shehzad ) : “I think it was highly enjoyable match for both the teams,” “Cricket is not easy as you can score 12-15 runs in an over and then can’t make five in one. Credit to Shinwari who bowled well and Shahzad also batted well” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, March 11, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have done well so its great to be in the play-offs,” “We try to keep the opponents to totals which we can chase and great to see Shane and Ahmed play so well” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It’s good to win and every player chipped in well. I am happy that we are back to winning ways after losing the last two games,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We got off to a good start but then Lamichhane bowled well and got wickets so we did not put a good total,” External link

app-en Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We were 43-1 but after we lost so many wickets, it was tough to fight back from that position. Lamichhane bowled really well. He has done well over the past two years and he has got a lot of variety," "In this format, it is the top four who make play which allows the middle and lower order to capitalise. But it didn't work for us tonight. But I believe we can bounce back from this," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “When you chase you need to keep wickets in hand, but today we lost wickets regularly because Lahore bowled well. In the end it was my day and I hit the needed runs,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, February 24, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “When you chase you need to keep wickets in hand, but today we lost wickets regularly because Lahore bowled well. In the end it was my day and I hit the needed runs,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, February 24, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "The India and Pakistan match should be played as per schedule as there are millions of people who want to watch this game. I just don't think cricket should be targeted for political gains," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 22, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed added : "Sports should just be taken as sports," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 22, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We wanted to restrict them and that we did despite conceding many runs in the last four overs,” “That is the area of concern so we have to look at that but a nice win with Tanvir bowling so well and then Umar and Watson batting well” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 18, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Umar Akmal ) : “Overall it was a team performance,” “We bowled well to restrict them to 155-4 and then Umar played a brilliant knock, so I am very happy at that” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “Everyone is watching the PSL so I hope these young players with exceptional talent will take this opportunity to showcase their talent and perform,” External link

thenational Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “That ban will have no bearing on my performance in this tournament,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “To see the HBL PSL in my home town will be a great feeling for me,” “I led Pakistan in three T20Is against the Windies in Karachi last year and it was heartening to see the cricket-loving crowd cheering for us at the National Stadium. I am eagerly waiting to repeat the experience as captain of Quetta Gladiators in the coming PSL” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is the dream of any international cricketer to play in a World Cup,” “But to be appointed captain in the biggest cricket spectacle on the planet is something that is extremely special” External link

pattayamail Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for me as a person and professional, but I am delighted that the PCB has reassured its confidence and faith in me,” “In the lead up to the World Cup, Pakistan will play five ODIs each against Australia and England, which will also allow us the opportunity to further fine-tune our preparations. I feel proud to be joining the list of cricketers that led the Pakistan cricket team into World Cups in the past. We will try our best to perform well there,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is the dream of any international cricketer to play in a World Cup,” “But to be appointed captain in the biggest cricket spectacle on the planet is something that is extremely special” External link

arabnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for me as a person and professional, but I am delighted that the PCB has reassured its confidence and faith in me,” “In the lead up to the World Cup, Pakistan will play five ODIs each against Australia and England, which will also allow us the opportunity to further fine-tune our preparations” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I feel humbled and honoured to be placed in the same bracket as some of the most iconic and legendary cricketers who have previously captained Pakistan at World Cups. It is the dream of any international cricketer to play in a World Cup, but to be appointed captain in the biggest cricket spectacle on the planet is something that is extremely special. “The reality is that the last few weeks have been extremely difficult for me as a person and professional. But I am delighted that the PCB has reassured its confidence and faith in me. It has boosted my confidence tremendously," External link

news18 Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I explained to him that as Muslims, it is our belief … Any player in our cricket team has reached here because of the prayers of his mother,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 4, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about William Hussey ) : “If you look at the content of my remarks, there was no such thing in there. There was just one word and, you know, it is considered normal here when it slips out. That was the mistake,” “The media highlighted the word kaala and said it was racist and unethical … I’m not angry with the ICC for the suspension, but with the people who turned the incident into a big deal” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 4, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It is the PCB which will decide about the captaincy. But I am hopeful and ready to learn from my mistakes," External link

news18 Sunday, February 3, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I explained to him that as Muslims, it is our belief ... Any player in our cricket team has reached here because of the prayers of his mother," External link

news18 Sunday, February 3, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "The decision is with the Pakistan Cricket Board, but I have got positive vibes about it that I will be the captain for the World Cup," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "Only one word was played up in the media," "He (Phehlukwayo) told me that I used wrong words about his mother, but I told him that being a Muslim we believe that whatever success we achieve it's because of our mother's prayers and that I did not use the words in the wrong context" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "My nature won't ever change and all those who have covered me since I played at club level know it very well," "I do the captaincy like that, I talk a lot behind the stumps" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about William Hussey ) : "I am thankful to the PCB for the way they have handled this case," "I also accept the ICC decision to ban me for four matches and for me that issue is closed but I will do whatever the PCB tells me to do," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I have no issues with the PCB decision to call me back. In a way I see it as a good chance to get some rest and prepare for the coming Pakistan Super League as I have been playing non-stop cricket for around five months now," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I have no issues with the PCB decision to call me back. In a way I see it as a good chance to get some rest and prepare for the coming Pakistan Super League as I have been playing non-stop cricket for around five months now," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I have no issues with the PCB decision to call me back. In a way I see it as a good chance to get some rest and prepare for the coming Pakistan Super League as I have been playing non-stop cricket for around five months now," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I don’t see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, January 29, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 29, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : “I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 28, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : "I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone," External link

timesofoman Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : "I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone," "I did not even mean for my words to be heard, understood or communicated to the opposing team or the cricket fans" External link

irishsun Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : "I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone," "I did not even mean for my words to be heard, understood or communicated to the opposing team or the cricket fans" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone. I did not even mean for my words to be heard, understood or communicated to the opposing team or the cricket fans. I have in the past and will continue in future to appreciate the camaraderie of my fellow cricketers from...across the globe and will always respect and honour them on and off the field” External link

thenews-pk Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "There were too many soft wickets," External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "There were too many soft wickets," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
captain53.85%EN09/13/201713/09/2017
director15.38%EN07/23/201623/07/2016
officer7.69%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
spokesman15.38%EN09/05/200705/09/2007
leader7.69%FR10/30/200630/10/2006
Names Lang Count
Sarfraz AhmedEN96.61%
Sarfraz AhmadEN3.36%
Sarfraz AhmedSA0.03%


 
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Tim Payne said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz [Ahmed] would have already hit him for four, sweep shot, bang four," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Tim Payne said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz [Ahmed] would have already hit him for four, sweep shot, bang four," External link

theage Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Tarun Tahiliani used to place a chatai there," "At Pracheen, I tell him [Sarfraz], that we have to walk on the path of truth. If we had cheated in our journey, we wouldn't have reached this stage. You have seen how difficult it is to get to this lane. But thanks to god, our work has pulled people here" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Imran Khan wrote ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “In order to have a winning offensive strategy Sarfraz must go in with specialist batsmen and bowlers because ‘Raillu Kattas’ rarely perform under pressure,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 18, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

William Hussey said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "I would like to place on record my thanks to Sarfraz Ahmed who showed true leadership and professionalism from the moment he reported this approach," External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alex Marshall said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “I’d like to place on record my thanks to Sarfraz Ahmed who showed true leadership and professionalism from the moment he reported this approach,” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Moin Khan said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "This present team is very capable of recording a first win over India in a World Cup because there is talent, there is depth and variety and Sarfraz Ahmed has now gelled the squad well," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz will be fantastic, as he is a very determined character,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "We've made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We’ve made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward. There’s clarity, there’s no more speculation” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We’ve made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward,” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We’ve made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, February 8, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "We've made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, February 8, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "We've made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward," External link

news18 Friday, February 8, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Ehsan Mani added ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz has been an integral part of the Pakistan cricket team’s World Cup preparations and has proved to be a good strategist, leader and performer” External link

pattayamail Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ehsan Mani added ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “He will remain so until any other decision is taken. Sarfraz’s performance as captain will be evaluated only after the World Cup,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ehsan Mani added ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz has been an integral part of the Pakistan cricket team’s World Cup preparations and has proved to be a good strategist, leader and performer” External link

arabnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ehsan Mani told ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz will remain Pakistan captain until the World Cup, I was always clear in my mind that Sarfraz would be the captain,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Ehsan Mani said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Unfortunately, somewhere the message to the players has gotten missed, or it hasn't sunk in, or too much time went by without further refreshing. It is a distasteful comment to make at any level. The sensitivity in South Africa is understandably very high and it was disappointing the captain made that comment - any player but the leader of the team more so," "Obviously Sarfraz will be spoken to. The whole team will be told that you have to be very careful. It is also a bit of a cultural issue - the word that he used, in Pakistan, it would be ignored. That doesn't mean the culture is right but the tone wasn't in any way vicious or vindictive," External link

dnaindia Friday, February 1, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Shoaib Akhtar said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “This [Sarfraz incident] is not acceptable as a Pakistani. In my opinion he [Sarfraz] did this in the heat of the moment. I think he should apologize publically,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Abdul Razaq said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz is the ideal person to lead Pakistan,” “If he was not the captain, the team would have been in a lot of trouble. He has kept a cordial atmosphere inside the dressing room through his good leadership skills” External link

tribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Wasim Akram said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We no longer have the time to change captain. Sarfraz is a passionate captain and also there is no alternative choice available,” External link

tribune Monday, January 28, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 28, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

William Hussey said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

newshub Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

timesofoman Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

irishsun Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

afp-en Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

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Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We wanted to bowl first. But the toss is out of our control. Hopefully, we can post more than 300,” External link

tribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It has been an honour to lead Pakistan at the highest level. I want to thank all my colleagues, coaches and selectors who have helped me in this journey. My good wishes are with Azhar Ali, Babar Azam and the Pakistan cricket team, and I hope they will continue to grow stronger and stronger,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 18, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Tarun Tahiliani used to place a chatai there," "At Pracheen, I tell him [Sarfraz], that we have to walk on the path of truth. If we had cheated in our journey, we wouldn't have reached this stage. You have seen how difficult it is to get to this lane. But thanks to god, our work has pulled people here" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "There's a vast difference between chemical colours and natural colours," "In chemicals, you can easily get shocking colours like fuchsia or turquoise, whereas in natural dyes, you will get earthy shades, because they come from plants, roots and herbs" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "I still have my ancestral blocks," "I have revived them, repaired them or got them made new" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "NID [National Institute of Design] had hosted a Shibori exhibition in 1997," "We made 25-30 dupattas, stoles and scarves. It was only for international buyers, and within two hours, we finished our stock. It was the first time I saw Rs 2 lakh. I won't forget that my entire life. After that I got the confidence to do this, and as my son grew older, he took an interest in the business and I educated him" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says : "we refer to books from olden days to the new developments [in fashion magazines]," "One thing he has taught me is not just to pick up [a design] and place it. Innovate something and use it in a new way. And once it has been made, forget it and think of something better" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed recalls : "My grandfather had moved here from Kutch," "My father used to do block printing, but we used to take it up as jobs, and in chemical colours, not natural dyes" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “Unfortunately we played very good cricket in the last four matches but we have not qualified,” “Only the one match will cost us in the whole tournament (against West Indies). We played very good cricket” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed added : “If you talk about the previous matches, yes, Pakistan lost four, but it is a World Cup match. Both teams look stronger, so hopefully we will do well as a team. e’re just interested in finishing the tournament on a high note and doing our best against Bangladesh,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I think, if you talk about the previous matches, yes, Pakistan lost four matches, but it is a World Cup match. Both teams are looking stronger, and hopefully we will do well as a team,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We tried some other combinations which was why he wasn’t in the team, but he was given a chance and scored runs,” External link

thenational Monday, June 24, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't think Pakistani people are doing like that," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Fakhar Zaman ) : "I think it's a great team effort. Fakhar and Imam started well. The match starts at 10.30am and the first ten overs is important. They got a good start and that's why we got 350," "We tried a few different things - we started with Shadab because they weren't good against spinners. Fielding is an important part and it was the main difference. This gives a lot of confidence to the team" External link

news18 Monday, June 3, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is important to let go the past. It is important to forget what happened in England a couple of weeks ago and move on,” External link

dnaindia Friday, May 31, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed added : “You know, if you contain any teams, you have to take wickets. If you’re not taking wickets here, so you can’t you’ve got to stop runs. Whether you play England, either you play West Indies or Australia, you have to take wicket if you stop any team. So however teams play any other teams, any teams takes wickets, then they will respect them, any team it’s possible to have 70, 80 runs,” External link

dnaindia Friday, May 31, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Mohammad Amir ) : "Amir is fully fit and available for selection for Friday's game," External link

news18 Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "When we came here on the first day and asked the groundsman what is the par score he told us that it's 480" External link

news18 Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "My answer is the same. I don’t need to add," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

news24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

emirates247 Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

news18 Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We had enough runs on the board and if we field well we win this game," "The coach told me (about the run-out). I thought both bails had come out, I hope that if the third umpire seen it on the television he would tell the umpires as well" External link

afp-english Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We were about 10, 12 runs short,” “Eoin Morgan and Joe Root batted well, and we were always struggling after that” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 6, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “Look, when we go as favourites, then it’s a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage,” External link

gulf-times Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “Look, when we go as favourites, then it’s a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, April 22, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, April 22, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is not only one important match of the Cup whose every match is very important for us and we will be going all out against our respective rivals, no matter whom we are playing and how fancied they are,” External link

app-en Monday, April 22, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, April 22, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, April 22, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 22, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “Look, when we go as favourites, then it’s a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 22, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," External link

afp-en Monday, April 22, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We have beaten India in a bigger event recently so we will have that advantage," External link

afp-en Monday, April 22, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “The teams taking part in the World Cup are all going to be tough and we will try to gear up for the competition in the England series and the warm-up matches,” External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, April 13, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Mohammad Rizwan ) : “He’s been playing well over the last few months and Rizwan can be taken solely as a batsman based on his performances,” External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, April 13, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "When your main strike bowler is not taking wickets regularly obviously it causes concern to the captain," External link

firstpost Sunday, April 7, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "When your main strike bowler is not taking wickets regularly obviously it causes concern to the captain," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, April 7, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Stadium Karachi ) : "It has been my wish to play in front of the home crowd, and I won a major trophy in Karachi. I am thankful to my team and crowd for support," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, March 24, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Champions Trophy ) : “This is going to be one epic experience for us and the fans because this could probably be the biggest celebration for people of Quetta and Balochistan. We saw videos on social media how locals celebrated Gladiators becoming PSL champions and we cannot wait to see their happiness live,” “There was a crazy reception all over Pakistan when we won the Champions Trophy title and I’m hoping that there will be a same sort of reception in Quetta on March 23. There cannot be a better day to celebrate than Pakistan Day” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : “We are playing the final for the third time, so we will do our all-out effort to play in the same manner which we have done in the whole tournament,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “If you look at the previous years, there were some factors which hurt us as some players didn’t come,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "We are playing the final for the third time, so we will do our all-out effort to play in the same manner which we have done in the whole tournament," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "If you look at the previous years, there were some factors which hurt us as some players didn't come," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Stadium Karachi ) : “The Karachi crowd supported every team, the level of cricket that we have seen in Pakistan was not seen in Dubai and Sharjah” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I don’t think there will be any psychological edge,” “We have all played 10 matches. This will be a new match on a new day” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We got off to a good start but then Lamichhane bowled well and got wickets so we did not put a good total,” External link

pakobserver Monday, March 11, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Ahmad Shehzad ) : “I think it was highly enjoyable match for both the teams,” “Cricket is not easy as you can score 12-15 runs in an over and then can’t make five in one. Credit to Shinwari who bowled well and Shahzad also batted well” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, March 11, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We have done well so its great to be in the play-offs,” “We try to keep the opponents to totals which we can chase and great to see Shane and Ahmed play so well” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It’s good to win and every player chipped in well. I am happy that we are back to winning ways after losing the last two games,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We got off to a good start but then Lamichhane bowled well and got wickets so we did not put a good total,” External link

app-en Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "We were 43-1 but after we lost so many wickets, it was tough to fight back from that position. Lamichhane bowled really well. He has done well over the past two years and he has got a lot of variety," "In this format, it is the top four who make play which allows the middle and lower order to capitalise. But it didn't work for us tonight. But I believe we can bounce back from this," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “When you chase you need to keep wickets in hand, but today we lost wickets regularly because Lahore bowled well. In the end it was my day and I hit the needed runs,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, February 24, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “When you chase you need to keep wickets in hand, but today we lost wickets regularly because Lahore bowled well. In the end it was my day and I hit the needed runs,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, February 24, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "The India and Pakistan match should be played as per schedule as there are millions of people who want to watch this game. I just don't think cricket should be targeted for political gains," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 22, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed added : "Sports should just be taken as sports," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 22, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “We wanted to restrict them and that we did despite conceding many runs in the last four overs,” “That is the area of concern so we have to look at that but a nice win with Tanvir bowling so well and then Umar and Watson batting well” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 18, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about Umar Akmal ) : “Overall it was a team performance,” “We bowled well to restrict them to 155-4 and then Umar played a brilliant knock, so I am very happy at that” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “Everyone is watching the PSL so I hope these young players with exceptional talent will take this opportunity to showcase their talent and perform,” External link

thenational Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “That ban will have no bearing on my performance in this tournament,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “To see the HBL PSL in my home town will be a great feeling for me,” “I led Pakistan in three T20Is against the Windies in Karachi last year and it was heartening to see the cricket-loving crowd cheering for us at the National Stadium. I am eagerly waiting to repeat the experience as captain of Quetta Gladiators in the coming PSL” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is the dream of any international cricketer to play in a World Cup,” “But to be appointed captain in the biggest cricket spectacle on the planet is something that is extremely special” External link

pattayamail Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for me as a person and professional, but I am delighted that the PCB has reassured its confidence and faith in me,” “In the lead up to the World Cup, Pakistan will play five ODIs each against Australia and England, which will also allow us the opportunity to further fine-tune our preparations. I feel proud to be joining the list of cricketers that led the Pakistan cricket team into World Cups in the past. We will try our best to perform well there,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “It is the dream of any international cricketer to play in a World Cup,” “But to be appointed captain in the biggest cricket spectacle on the planet is something that is extremely special” External link

arabnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for me as a person and professional, but I am delighted that the PCB has reassured its confidence and faith in me,” “In the lead up to the World Cup, Pakistan will play five ODIs each against Australia and England, which will also allow us the opportunity to further fine-tune our preparations” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I feel humbled and honoured to be placed in the same bracket as some of the most iconic and legendary cricketers who have previously captained Pakistan at World Cups. It is the dream of any international cricketer to play in a World Cup, but to be appointed captain in the biggest cricket spectacle on the planet is something that is extremely special. “The reality is that the last few weeks have been extremely difficult for me as a person and professional. But I am delighted that the PCB has reassured its confidence and faith in me. It has boosted my confidence tremendously," External link

news18 Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I explained to him that as Muslims, it is our belief … Any player in our cricket team has reached here because of the prayers of his mother,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 4, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about William Hussey ) : “If you look at the content of my remarks, there was no such thing in there. There was just one word and, you know, it is considered normal here when it slips out. That was the mistake,” “The media highlighted the word kaala and said it was racist and unethical … I’m not angry with the ICC for the suspension, but with the people who turned the incident into a big deal” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, February 4, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It is the PCB which will decide about the captaincy. But I am hopeful and ready to learn from my mistakes," External link

news18 Sunday, February 3, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I explained to him that as Muslims, it is our belief ... Any player in our cricket team has reached here because of the prayers of his mother," External link

news18 Sunday, February 3, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "The decision is with the Pakistan Cricket Board, but I have got positive vibes about it that I will be the captain for the World Cup," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "Only one word was played up in the media," "He (Phehlukwayo) told me that I used wrong words about his mother, but I told him that being a Muslim we believe that whatever success we achieve it's because of our mother's prayers and that I did not use the words in the wrong context" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "My nature won't ever change and all those who have covered me since I played at club level know it very well," "I do the captaincy like that, I talk a lot behind the stumps" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said ( about William Hussey ) : "I am thankful to the PCB for the way they have handled this case," "I also accept the ICC decision to ban me for four matches and for me that issue is closed but I will do whatever the PCB tells me to do," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I have no issues with the PCB decision to call me back. In a way I see it as a good chance to get some rest and prepare for the coming Pakistan Super League as I have been playing non-stop cricket for around five months now," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I have no issues with the PCB decision to call me back. In a way I see it as a good chance to get some rest and prepare for the coming Pakistan Super League as I have been playing non-stop cricket for around five months now," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed told : "It was a mistake and I have learnt from it," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I have no issues with the PCB decision to call me back. In a way I see it as a good chance to get some rest and prepare for the coming Pakistan Super League as I have been playing non-stop cricket for around five months now," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I don’t see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, January 29, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "I don't see anything in it as I was playing cricket for the last five months. I will rest and then play Pakistan Super League," External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 29, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : “I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 28, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : "I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone," External link

timesofoman Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : "I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone," "I did not even mean for my words to be heard, understood or communicated to the opposing team or the cricket fans" External link

irishsun Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed wrote : "I wish to extend my sincere apologies to any person who may have taken offence from my expression of frustration... My words were not directed towards anyone in particular and I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone," "I did not even mean for my words to be heard, understood or communicated to the opposing team or the cricket fans" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : “I certainly had no intention of upsetting anyone. I did not even mean for my words to be heard, understood or communicated to the opposing team or the cricket fans. I have in the past and will continue in future to appreciate the camaraderie of my fellow cricketers from...across the globe and will always respect and honour them on and off the field” External link

thenews-pk Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "There were too many soft wickets," External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed said : "There were too many soft wickets," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
captain53.85%EN09/13/201713/09/2017
director15.38%EN07/23/201623/07/2016
officer7.69%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
spokesman15.38%EN09/05/200705/09/2007
leader7.69%FR10/30/200630/10/2006
Names Lang Count
Sarfraz AhmedEN96.61%
Sarfraz AhmadEN3.36%
Sarfraz AhmedSA0.03%


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Tim Payne said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz [Ahmed] would have already hit him for four, sweep shot, bang four," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Tim Payne said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz [Ahmed] would have already hit him for four, sweep shot, bang four," External link

theage Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Sarfraz Ahmed says ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Tarun Tahiliani used to place a chatai there," "At Pracheen, I tell him [Sarfraz], that we have to walk on the path of truth. If we had cheated in our journey, we wouldn't have reached this stage. You have seen how difficult it is to get to this lane. But thanks to god, our work has pulled people here" External link

mid-day Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Imran Khan wrote ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “In order to have a winning offensive strategy Sarfraz must go in with specialist batsmen and bowlers because ‘Raillu Kattas’ rarely perform under pressure,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 18, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

William Hussey said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "I would like to place on record my thanks to Sarfraz Ahmed who showed true leadership and professionalism from the moment he reported this approach," External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alex Marshall said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “I’d like to place on record my thanks to Sarfraz Ahmed who showed true leadership and professionalism from the moment he reported this approach,” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Moin Khan said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "This present team is very capable of recording a first win over India in a World Cup because there is talent, there is depth and variety and Sarfraz Ahmed has now gelled the squad well," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz will be fantastic, as he is a very determined character,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "We've made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We’ve made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward. There’s clarity, there’s no more speculation” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We’ve made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward,” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We’ve made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, February 8, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "We've made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, February 8, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mickey Arthur said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "We've made that decision because we are very comfortable with Sarfraz leading this team forward," External link

news18 Friday, February 8, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Ehsan Mani added ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz has been an integral part of the Pakistan cricket team’s World Cup preparations and has proved to be a good strategist, leader and performer” External link

pattayamail Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ehsan Mani added ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “He will remain so until any other decision is taken. Sarfraz’s performance as captain will be evaluated only after the World Cup,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ehsan Mani added ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz has been an integral part of the Pakistan cricket team’s World Cup preparations and has proved to be a good strategist, leader and performer” External link

arabnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ehsan Mani told ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz will remain Pakistan captain until the World Cup, I was always clear in my mind that Sarfraz would be the captain,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Ehsan Mani said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Unfortunately, somewhere the message to the players has gotten missed, or it hasn't sunk in, or too much time went by without further refreshing. It is a distasteful comment to make at any level. The sensitivity in South Africa is understandably very high and it was disappointing the captain made that comment - any player but the leader of the team more so," "Obviously Sarfraz will be spoken to. The whole team will be told that you have to be very careful. It is also a bit of a cultural issue - the word that he used, in Pakistan, it would be ignored. That doesn't mean the culture is right but the tone wasn't in any way vicious or vindictive," External link

dnaindia Friday, February 1, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Shoaib Akhtar said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “This [Sarfraz incident] is not acceptable as a Pakistani. In my opinion he [Sarfraz] did this in the heat of the moment. I think he should apologize publically,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Abdul Razaq said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz is the ideal person to lead Pakistan,” “If he was not the captain, the team would have been in a lot of trouble. He has kept a cordial atmosphere inside the dressing room through his good leadership skills” External link

tribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Wasim Akram said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “We no longer have the time to change captain. Sarfraz is a passionate captain and also there is no alternative choice available,” External link

tribune Monday, January 28, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : “Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 28, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

William Hussey said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

newshub Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

timesofoman Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

irishsun Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Davy Richardson said ( about Sarfraz Ahmed ) : "Sarfraz has promptly admitted the offence, was regretful of his actions and has issued a public apology, so these factors were taken into account when determining an appropriate sanction," External link

afp-en Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT