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newscricket4 days ago

Shahid Afridi set to play for Kathmandu Kings XI in Nepal's Everest Premier League

Shahid Afridi has been roped in by Kathmandu Kings XI for the next edition of Nepal's domestic T20 tournament Everest Premier League where he will play alongside Sandeep Lamichhane. Lamichhane, who made his international debut (World XI) under Afridi's captaincy, welcomed the veteran all-rounder.
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newscricket17 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Need to keep the current players motivated and hungry for success, opines Shahid Afridi

Despite the 3-0 drubbing at the hands of England, Shahid Afridi has opined that the management should keep the current players motivated and hungry for success. Ahead of the World T20, he also insisted that if the national team play to their strength, they have a good chance of winning.
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newscricket2 months ago

PCB throw Naseem Shah out of PSL 2021 for protocol breach

Pakistan’s teenage sensation Naseem Shah will miss the second half of the 2021 Pakistan Super League (PSL) season as the PCB have chosen not to take the youngster to Dubai after he produced a non-compliant RT-PCR Test. Naseem, against protocol, had provided Test results dated May 18.
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newscricket4 months ago

Shahid Afridi criticises PCB for failure to devise Plan B; feels PSL postponement sends wrong message

Multan Sultans all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been left disappointed with PCB’s awry handling of the Covid outbreak in the PSL and feels postponement of the tournament sends a wrong message to the world. The PSL, after multiple personnel tested positive, was indefinitely postponed by the PCB.
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newscricket7 months ago

Pakistan coaches can do wonders at junior level like how Dravid has done in India, suggests Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi has opined that cricketers such as Mohammad Yousuf, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan can do wonders for the development of Pakistan cricket at the junior level similar to how Rahul Dravid has done in India. Afridi further added that PCB should communicate with its players properly.
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newscricket8 months ago

‘I have been tortured’ - Mohammed Amir announces to quit international cricket indefinitely

Mohammed Amir has alleged the Pakistan management of mentally harassing him and stated that he will quit international cricket for an indefinite period. The pacer was not a part of the 35-member squad that toured New Zealand and Amir called it a wake-up call for him to leave international cricket.
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newscricket8 months ago

LPL 2020 | Shahid Afridi set to return to Pakistan on personal emergency

Galle Gladiators skipper Shahid Afridi is set to return to Pakistan, following a personal emergency, which would leave the captaincy role to Bhanuka Rajapaksa - who is currently the vice-captain. Aftab Alam too has returned home to Afghanistan for personal reasons in the LPL.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to Mohammad ‘aggressive’ Amir losing his cool and Shahid Afridi giving advice to Naveen-ul-Haq

Fireworks were in plenty in LPL as Mohammad Amir lost his cool with Naveen-ul-Haq after a no-ball wasn't given on the last ball of the match, resulting in a heated exchange between the pacers. Amir’s teammate Shahid Afridi too had some words of advice for the Afghan cricketer post-match.
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newscricket9 months ago

VIDEO | Cheeky Haris Rauf apologises to Afridi after nailing inch-perfect yorker to inflict golden duck

Haris Rauf, interestingly, made a name for himself in the 2019/20 Big Bash League by disturbing the timber regularly but on Sunday in the PSL, he registered his most special scalp yet. Rauf castled Afridi with a perfect inswinging yorker and then pulled out quite a cheeky ‘apology’ to the veteran.
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newscricket10 months ago

Pakistan players are not getting chance to be part of IPL due to existing policies, rues Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi has rued that Pakistan players are not getting the opportunity to play in the IPL due to the existing policies, which he believes is really unfortunate. Afridi also added that players such as Babar Azam would learn to play under pressure situations with IPL experience.
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