MELBOURNE: Muhammd Hafeez will lead Pakistan side in the second One Day International (ODI) match against Australia as regular captain Azhar Ali was ruled out of the second ODI following suffering from hamstring injury.
Mohammad Hafeez will captain the green shirts in the second ODI to be played at MCG on Sunday.
Azhar Ali sustained a hamstring injury during the Brisbane match and has been ruled out. Vice-Captain, Sarfraz Ahmed flew back to Pakistan due to his mother illness before the first ODI.
Azhar Ali is expected to recover and play in third ODI.
Pakistan lost the first ODI by 92 runs on Friday and have remained winless during the tour of Australia after being swept in the Test series.