Batsmen must play responsibly in World T20: Afridi

In his latest tweet, the T20 skipper praises Pakistani legends for supporting current players

Sports Desk March 11, 2016
Shahid Afridi skipper praises Pakistani legends for supporting current players on Twitter. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Afridi on Friday thanked cricket legends Imran Khan and Wasim Akram for giving an extra push to the national side ahead of the 2016 World T20 tournament.

In his latest tweet, Afridi praised Pakistani legends for their support.

The 36-year-old admitted Pakistan had not done well in recent matches; however, he is hopeful the team will perform well in the tournament.

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The team is likely to depart Friday night or Saturday morning for Kolkata, India where they would face Sri Lanka in a warm-up match on Monday.

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The departure was delayed due to a lack of assurance from Indian authorities of foolproof security to Pakistani men’s and women’s teams.

The PCB received the assurance in writing on Friday after which the national team was allowed to participate in the World T20.


prathik poojary | 5 years ago | Reply all talk about pak thier fielding is equally bad...whereas teams such as india ,sa and aus r top fielding sides....also jst dnt expect anything 4m afridi...your top 5 batsmen will have 2 to do the job...fortunately 4 pak pitches in india suits nw they cant complain for batting of luck to you guys....
brar | 5 years ago | Reply @Shoaib Bhatti: and you and your team can beat Dhoni and co along with rest of other teams of world cup. Is not it funny enough be practical else you will have to spin conspiracy theories such as the match was fixed.
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