Pakistan’s all-rounder, Shahid Afridi retires from International Cricket

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On Sunday, Pakistan’s all-rounder player Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket after 21 years of his remarkable journey.

Afridi announces his retirement during the ongoing Pakistan Super League. He said, “I have said goodbye to international cricket.”

He further added “I am playing for my fans and will continue to play this league for another two years but it’s goodbye from international cricket. Now my foundation is important for me. I have played with seriousness and in a professional way for my country.”

The 36-year-old cricketer said he will be playing in his country’s domestic league for two more years. Shahid Afridi had already resigned from Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after 2015 World Cup.

Afridi who is known for his striking performance, after resigning from Tests and ODI’s still skippered his country in T20 world championships which was held in India last year.

Following the poor performance of Pakistan in T20 world championships, he stepped down from the captaincy.


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