PCB has issued Press Release today (Friday) to announce Azhar Ali as Test team captain and Babar Azam as Captain in T20 format while Captain for ODI will be announced later.

Change in captaincy due to Sarfaraz Ahmed’s drop in overall form which has also affected his confidence, PCB said in it’s press release

“It is my responsibility to take forward Sarfaraz Ahmed’s accomplishments in T20Is so that we remain a consistent, attractive and powerful side,” says Babar Azam

“It has been an honour to lead Pakistan at the highest level. I want to thank all my colleagues, coaches and selectors who have helped me in this journey,” says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Meanwhile Azhar Ali will hold a press conference at Gaddafi stadium today at 3:30pm.

Pakistan squad for Australia Test and T20 series will be announced on Monday.

Complete press of PCB can be accessed here https://www.pcb.com.pk/press-release-detail/azhar-ali-appointed-test-and-babar-azam-t20i-captain.html