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.
Pleased to anuce that @ImranKhanPTI&@wasimakramlive ve agreed 2 motivate team ahead of WT20 games.Thankful to two lgnds for their time 4Pak.— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 11, 2016
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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We haven't done well in recent matches.But for WorldT20 we r ready, batsmen must take responsibility& score enough for bowlers to defend1/2— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 11, 2016
We want to leave behind the uncertainty & concerns in India we ONLY want to focus on cricket and winning.Keep supporting green team.— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 11, 2016
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.
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