Shahid Afridi reacts to Shaheen Afridi’s sacking as Pakistan skipper


Babar Azam, has been reinstated as the captain of the white-ball crew, changing quick bowler Shaheen Afridi.

In a stunning flip of occasions main up to the T20 World Cup, Pakistan’s famend batsman, Babar Azam, has been reinstated as the captain of the white-ball crew, changing quick bowler Shaheen Afridi. This determination was made following Afridi’s management through the crew’s disappointing 1-4 collection loss in opposition to New Zealand in January, prompting the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) choice committee to unanimously suggest Babar’s return.

The PCB’s media launch said that Babar’s reappointment was based mostly on the choice committee’s advice, demonstrating the board’s confidence in his management abilities. However, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who can be Shaheen’s father-in-law, expressed his dissatisfaction with the PCB’s determination.

In response to Babar’s reappointment as captain, Afridi expressed his shock by stating that even when the PCB deemed it obligatory to change the white-ball captain, Mohammad Rizwan would have been a extra appropriate alternative.

“I am surprised by the decision by very experienced cricketers in the selection committee. I still believe that if change was necessary than Rizwan was the best choice! But since now the decision has been made I offer my full support and best wishes to team Pakistan and Babar Azam,” wrote Afridi on X, previously Twitter.

According to the information company PTI, Babar Azam additionally sought assurances relating to his tenure and expressed a want to captain the Test aspect throughout a gathering with PCB Chief Mohsin Naqvi. Naqvi clarified that whereas Babar would lead the white-ball codecs, a call on the Test captaincy can be postponed till after the T20 World Cup.

During Babar’s earlier captaincy, Pakistan reached the ultimate of the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia, showcasing his management abilities within the shorter codecs of the sport. The report additional signifies that the choice to exchange Afridi was reached after selectors met with him throughout a coaching camp in Kakul, the place they expressed a choice for a batsman to lead the white-ball groups.

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Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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