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27-Jan-2019 11:52:00 GMT
Pakistan in South Africa 2018-19

Sarfraz handed four-match suspension for racist comments

Dubai: The International Cricket Council handed Sarfraz Ahmed a four-match suspension on Sunday after a racist remark made by the Pakistan captain was picked up by a stump microphone in South Africa last week.

Sarfraz was heard making a remark in Urdu about Andile Phehlukwayo amid a week ago's one day universal in Durban, where the South African all-rounder framed a match-winning organization with Rassie van der Dussen.

As indicated by, the remark could be interpreted as: "Hello dark person, where's your mom sitting today? What (supplication) do you have her to state for you today?"

The worldwide cricket administering body's CEO David Richardson said as he declared the boycott that the ICC "has a zero-resilience approach towards lead of this nature".

Sarfraz later apologized for the remark.

The statement of regret was given load by the ICC as it gave out its suspension.

It included that Sarfraz would return quickly to Pakistan.

Phehlukwayo appeared quiet about the occurrence after the match, saying: "It was great talk."

Sarfraz was supplanted as commander by Shoaib Malik for Sunday's fourth one-day universal of a five-coordinate arrangement that Pakistan lead 2-1. Pakistan won the hurl and chose to bowl with rain estimate later in the day.

Pakistan will play three Twenty20 matches in Cape Town one month from now.

The nation is positioned number one in Twenty20 internationals and have won nine continuous matches, just as a world record 17 out of the 19 T20Is they played a year ago.

Pakistan have reviewed quick bowler Mohammad Amir from the 15-man squad for the three-coordinate Twenty20 arrangement against South Africa.

The 26-year-old let armer was let sleeping dogs lie for the restricted over and Test squads after an unfortunate display in a year ago's Asia Cup, yet was brought once again into both for the progressing voyage through South Africa.

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