Senior Pakistan cricketers Shoaib Malik was not spared as his personal life was also dragged into the controversy.
Sarfaraz asked a scribe not to make such comments.
Malik endured an underwhelming World Cup but has done a lot for Pakistan.
Malik didn't get to play his farewell ODI against Bangladesh.
Malik has been out of the team after his failure in the first three matches of the tournament.
Malik was dropped from the team after their defeat at the nads of India.
Three active cricketers and as many former players have been signed by the franchises.
The players who shone in the previous weeks, have lost their sheen in the 3rd week of the World Cup.
Shoaib Malik requested the media and other people not to drag the athletes' families into petty discussions.
Sania was even presented with parenting advice amidst the criticism.