Former Pakistan Cricketer ‘Zafar Sarfaraz’ died of COVID-19!

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Zafar Sarfaraz

The whole world is suffering due to the on-slaughter of COVID-19 Pandemic. Most of the people are falling prey to this deadly virus, Pakistani cricketer Zafar Sarfaraz has added to the list of the people who succumbed due to the COVID-19. Former Pakistan first-class cricketer Zafar Safaraz has died after testing positive for COVID-19.

The 50-year-old former Pakistan Cricketer had been on a ventilator in the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Peshawar for the last three days. Zafar Sarfaraz has become the first professional cricketer to succumb to COVID-19 in Pakistan. Sarfaraz started his cricket career in the year 1988 and he scored 616 runs from 15 first-class games for Peshawar. He also managed to score 96 runs from six one day games before retiring in the year 1994. He then started coaching both the senior and the under 19 Peshawar teams in the mid-2000s.

Zafar Sarfaraz was the brother of Pakistani International player Akhtar Sarfaraz. Akhtar had passed away 10 months ago in Pakistan after a battle with colon cancer. Peshawar is a city in Pakistan which has recorded almost 744 positive cases from the nearly 5500 active cases in the country.

Nearly 100 people have died from Coronavirus Pandemic in Pakistan. Whereas there have been more than 9000 active COVID-19 positive cases in India.