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Kevin Pietersen backs Sarfraz as Pakistan captain

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has urged the Pakistan cricket authorities to appoint Sarfraz Ahmed skipper for the 2019 World Cup to take pressure off him, saying Sarfraz is a good leader and knows the game well. Pietersen, who will retire from all cricket later this year, smashed a 34-ball 48 to lead Quetta Gladiators to a comfortable six-wicket win over Islamabad United. After the match, Pietersen praised Sarfraz, also skipper of Quetta, and termed Pakistan lucky to have such a knowledgeable captain. Read…