Sarfaraz Ahmed Bids Farewell to International Cricket, Embarks on New Chapter in the UK

In a significant announcement, former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has decided to step away from international cricket, expressing a mix of resignation and optimism for the future. He has made the decision to relocate to London, UK, alongside his wife and two children.

Sarfaraz Ahmed, who has been an integral part of Pakistan’s cricketing journey, is not completely severing his ties with the sport. Despite moving abroad, he is committed to maintaining a connection with Pakistani cricket and is set to participate in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) Season 9. Sarfaraz will be representing Quetta Gladiators in the league, bringing his experience as both a wicketkeeper and a batsman to the field.

The cricketer’s decision to leave international cricket comes after years of dedicated service to Pakistan. Under his leadership, Pakistan achieved notable success, including clinching the Champions Trophy in 2017. Sarfaraz’s captaincy played a pivotal role in the team’s triumphs, and he also led the Under-19 team to victory in the 2006 World Cup.

The move to London marks a new chapter in Sarfaraz’s life, as he embarks on a journey that involves both personal and professional considerations. While his focus is now on domestic leagues, his contributions to Pakistan Cricket have left an indelible mark, and fans will undoubtedly remember his captaincy era with gratitude.

As Sarfaraz Ahmed steps onto the PSL stage once again, the cricketing fraternity will watch with keen interest, celebrating his enduring passion for the game. His decision to continue playing in domestic leagues ensures that his skills and leadership will continue to influence Pakistani cricket, even from overseas. As one chapter closes, another begins, and Sarfaraz Ahmed’s legacy in Pakistani cricket will resonate for years to come.