ICC suspends Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for 4 matches over racist remark

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ICC suspends Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for 4 matches over racist taunt (Credits: ICC)

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches for racial comments aimed at South Africa’s Andile Phehlukwayo, ICC announced on Sunday (January 27).

Sarfraz accepted that he was in breach of ICC’s anti-racism code in an incident that happened during the second ODI played in Durban.

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Cricket’s world governing body said that Sarfraz later accepted that he had breached the ICC’s anti-racism code for participants.

Sarfraz will miss the remaining two matches of the ongoing ODI series, with Shoaib Malik leading the side on Sunday, as well as the first two matches of the Twenty20 series to follow.

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