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Web Desk
April 2, 2017

Shahid Afridi parts ways with Peshawar Zalmi

DUBAI: After two successful seasons with PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi, the flamboyant all-rounder...

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Fit for cricket, not for politics, says Shahid Afridi

Fit for cricket, not for politics, says Shahid Afridi

KARACHI: ‘Boom Boom’ Shahid Afridi Saturday categorically debunked the perception that he is soon going to join politics.

“I don’t think that the kind of person I am; I can be with any party for more than a day. I will be kicked out after a day or two,” he said.

Speaking in Geo News` talk show, Jirga, the flamboyant all-rounder said that contrary to the precedents followed in other cricket-playing countries Pakistan does not give respectable farewell to its international players.

“I requested Chief Selector Inzimamul Haq to change this practice”, the former captain said.

He said that his family and friends requested him to not take retirement but he chose to gracefully quit international cricket, he further added that as he is playing league cricket because he has the required fitness level for it.

“I think that for next two years I will remain fit for league cricket – hence I am planning to play it as much as my fitness allows,” he said.

Shahid Afridi said that the PCB should take advice from Misbah ul Haq, Younis Khan, Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Yousuf for the betterment of domestic cricket structure in the country.

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Comments

    Taj Ahmad commented 2 years ago

    Shahid Afridi still fit for T20 and ODI matches and PCB should allow him to play for Pakistan, Mr.Boom Boom is good to play next four years for Pakistan.

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