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Is Sarfaraz Ahmad leaving Quetta Gladiators?

The Gladiators haven’t enjoyed a lot of success in the past few years. And this year, there are speculations that Sarfaraz Ahmad is going to part ways with the franchise. The player has played a lot. However, he is a mere shadow of what he used to be. That is why, some thought that Sarfaraz Ahmad would leave the team. Even the owner, Nadeem Omer indicated that they might replace him as the captain. However, the news of him leaving the team is false. Sarfaraz Ahmad has no plans of leaving the Quetta Gladiators.

Here is a detailed account of what happened.

I will not leave Quetta Gladiators

Sarfaraz has made clear that he is far from parting ways with the team. He said that he was not going to go anywhere until the team released him. The journey with this team is 8 years old, and they have seen a lot of ups and downs. He owes the team owner a lot, and it is hard to leave the team like it is nothing. He will wait until the team thinks he has to go.

Sarfaraz has been the captain of this team for eight years. And the team only managed to win the 2019 edition. Since then, the team has been a mere shadow of what it used to be. They are losing matches, ending up at the bottom of the table, and the subject of criticism for a lot of mistakes they make.

Nobody wants to see the team like this. Also, nobody wants to see Sarfaraz like this. He is a player who has done a lot, not only for the team but also for Pakistan.

A majority thinks it is about time Sarfaraz bodes farewell to the team.

Relationship with Nadeem Omer

Sarfaraz shares a special bond with the team owner, Nadeem Omer. His journey with Quetta Gladiators and Nadeem Omer didn’t start in 2016, but it goes way back in 2003. Sarfaraz was a young player, and he caught the eye of Nadeem Omer.

Nadeem Omer is a sports enthusiast and a cricket lover. He saw the potential in Sararaz Ahmad and selected him for this club, Omer Associates. Since then, he has helped him in his career.

This is the reason Sarfaraz finds it hard to leave this team. He sees Nadeem Omer as a father.


Every good thing must come to an end. Sarfaraz might have been the best player Pakistan and Quetta Gladiators have had. However, he isn’t performing well anymore. He was known for his attacking style, and not hesitating one bit for sending the ball out of the park.

However, things have changed. He plays slow, he hasn’t been able to finish the game and gets out early in the sticky situations. It is painful for everyone who has seen what Sarfaraz was capable of. He was the man of the crisis. Some even compared him with Moin Khan, the director of Quetta Gladiators.

Sarfaraz decides to stick with the team. However, he is now responsible for delivering like he used to. Do you think he is still capable of delivering those knocks? Comment your thoughts by sharing this article.

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