Shahid Aridi Announced Retirement from T20 International

Aggressive batsman and offspin bowling all-rounder of Pakistan, Shahid Afridi has announced that he will retire from T20 international after the T20 World Cup 2016. He has already retired from Test and One Day format of the game. Defeat in quarter final of the world cup 2015 was the last one day match he played.

He is the captain of national T20 team and he announced that he want to end his career by winning the T20 world cup that will be held in 2016 in the rival country India. He was talking to the media while giving a check of half a million rupees to a 14 years old kid fighting cancer.

Shahid Afridi on this occasion not only told the media about his retirement plans but he asked PTI chief Imran Khan to build a cancer hospital in Karachi as well. He said that his father died due to cancer. He also told the media that he never thought that he will ever play cricket for Pakistan but here he is, at the end of his career. He said that international cricket is changing very quickly and Pakistani cricketers need to adapt very quickly otherwise they will lose to teams worse than Bangladesh.

Shahid Afridi has taken retirement from Test cricket back in 2010 while he retired from ODI cricket in 2015 world cup along with Misbah ul Haq. T20 world cup will be his last tournament in international cricket.






Umar Farooq
Umar Farooq

Umer Farooq is a hobbyist British writer, who likes to write about Politics, Sports, Fashion and Technology. Having secured a Master’s degree in Executive Leadership from University of Ulster United Kingdom, he has a firm grip on current issues. Research work also is one of the his favourite areas and it came natural to him.

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