Azhar Ali decides to step down as ODI skipper: sources

pakistan-cricket-team3news554sMANCHESTER: Azhar Ali has decided to step down as ODI captain under the pressure of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the wake of Pakistan’s worst defeat in the ODI series against England, sources confided on Wednesday.

Azhar Ali is expected to announce his resignation upon return to Pakistan on September 10, said sources, adding that the PCB had conveyed to him to step down himself.

At present, Azhar Ali is in Scotland from where he will reach Lahore via England on September 10.