Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has denied reports of a rift with coach Mick Arthur once the latter discovered the skipper had gone against his recommendation and set to not bowl Mohammad Abbas first-up on the fifth and final day of the Dubai test. Pakistan vs Australia: Captain Sarfraz Ahmed.
Abbas, who had taken seven wickets in the match by then when every other seamer struggled, was not bowled until the second hour of the morning session and that allowed eventual centurion Usman Khawaja and Travis Head to settle in.
Coach Arthur aforementioned Sarfraz modified his mind once reproof senior members of the team and by the time Abbas came into the attack; the Australian batsmen were well set and ultimately stayed for a renowned draw.
On the eve of the second and final test-in Abu Dhabi, Sarfraz aforementioned there have been no problems between him and also the coach and aforementioned the main focus was firmly on the match.
“There is lot been said about it (Abbas bowling decision) in the media in the last three days. Regardless of the case; there are not any such variations between me and him,” the wicket-keeper batsman said on Monday.