[caption id="attachment_797007" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-797007" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Shoaib-Malik-Sarfraz-Nawaz-Sarfraz-Ahmed_Getty-AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="355" /> Sarfraz Nawaz questioned PCB after Shoaib Malik was named stand-in skipper for Pakistan in the wake of 4-match ban on Sarfraz Ahmed. @Getty/AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>While <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/pakistan/">Pakistan</a> managed to break <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/south-africa/">South Africa</a> s winning run in the Pink ODIs and levelled the five-match ODI series 2-2, former Pakistani pacer Sarfraz Nawaz criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for appointing <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shoaib-malik/">Shoaib Malik</a> as the team s captain in place of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sarfraz-ahmed-2/news/">Sarfraz Ahmed</a>, who is serving four-match suspension following his racist remarks against the South African bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Andile-Phehlukwayo">Andile Phehlukwayo</a> during the second ODI of the series. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/sarfraz-ahmed-gets-four-match-suspension-over-andile-phehlukwayo-comments-796033">Sarfraz Ahmed gets four-match suspension over Andile Phehlukwayo comments</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>The stump mic picked up Safraz saying, in Urdu: <em> Abbe kaale, teri ammi aaj kahaan baithi hain? Kya parwa ke aaye hai aaj?</em> (Hey black guy, where is your mother sitting today? What [prayer] have you got her to say for you today?) (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/pcb-disappointed-at-iccs-decision-to-impose-four-match-ban-on-sarfraz-ahmed-796180">PCB disappointed at ICC's decision to impose four-match ban on Sarfraz Ahmed</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>While Sarfraz apologized for his remarks, the International Cricket Council (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc">ICC</a>) banned the Pakistani skipper for four matches. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/south-africa-vs-pakistan-2018-5th-odi-heated-series-set-for-decider-at-newlands-796935">5th ODI: Heated series set for decider at Newlands</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Nawaz highlighted the fact that Malik, in the past, was asked to quit the captaincy amidst the suspicions of fixing matches. <p></p> <p></p> Malik had to quit the captaincy of Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League when an English cricketer raised doubts over his certain decisions during a match, Nawaz told <em>Dawn</em>. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/south-africa-vs-pakistan-2019-4th-odi-got-to-know-that-i-will-be-captaining-when-we-got-to-the-ground-shoaib-malik-796278">Got to know that I will be captaining when we got to the ground: Shoaib Malik</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p> On ano ther occasion, Malik while leading Sialkot Stall ions, lost a domestic T20 match deliberately and also admitted it in the post-match talk, he added. <p></p> <p></p>Nawaz stated that the then PCB chairman Ijaz Butt removed Malik from the team following these comments. <p></p> <p></p>Nawaz also critical of PCB s decision to call Sarfraz Ahmed to Pakistan when he could have played the final T20I match in South Africa. <p></p> <p></p> This would give wrong signals to the team and the players about his (Sarfraz s) future in the team, concluded Nawaz.