Afridi requests PCB to include Akmal in T20 Squad.

Shahid Afridi to lead Pakistan in ICC T20 World Cup 2016

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Mr. Shahryar Khan has clarified that Shahid Afridi will remain captain till 2016 ICC World Twenty20 and will be leading the team in prestigious t20 cricket tournament.

There were rumors that Afridi might be removed from captaincy due to his bad form and performance over the months. But PCB Chairman’s statement has declined all the possibilities of appointing new captain ahead of wt20.

Mr Shahryar added, “Shahid Afridi is not in good form but he is hero of Pakistan cricket and a match winner.”

Before few days back, former Pakistani cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz said that Afridi should not be a part of team due to his bad performances.

Shahid Afridi announced retirement from ODIs after 2015 cricket world cup and he has already mentioned that 2016 t20 world cup will be his last 20-20 series.

Afridi was a part of Pakistan‘s only t20 world cup win in 2009 and he played crucial role in the championship.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related

ICC World Twenty20

ICC T20 World Cup Host Countries

International Cricket Council’s t20 world cup tournament has been taking place since 2007 across various countries around the globe and today we are going to look at which countries have hosted the cricket’s shortest format world cup. The first edition of ICC twenty20 world cup was played in South Africa in 2007. Six nations have […]