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Tag Archives: Shahid Afridi

Pace deficient Pakistan should try Wahab Riaz, says Afridi

LONDON: Pakistan former captain and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that the team should give a chance to speedster Wahab Riaz, if they are lacking in the pace department. “Good luck for the ODIs and third Test against South Africa to team Pakistan. I feel that if pace is ...

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Afridi blocked my return to Pakistan team, claims Salman Butt

LAHORE: Former captain Salman Butt has claimed that Shahid Afridi blocked his return to the Pakistan team for the 2016 World T20 despite him serving the five-year ban following the 2010 spot-fixing scandal. Butt said he was close to being selected for the World T20 in India after he had ...

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T10 could be cricket’s gateway into Olympics: Afridi

DUBAI: Former Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi has put his weight behind T10 cricket, saying the new format could be cricket’s gateway into the Olympics. Afridi, playing in his second season of the T10 League with the Pakhtoons, said he has been greatly encouraged by the league’s growth and sees ten-over ...

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Afridi in hot waters after controversial comments on Kashmir

LONDON/KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricketer ‘Boom Boom’ Shahid Khan Afridi has done it again, this time with comments about Kashmir which sparked yet another controversy on both Pakistani and Indian media. “The world has turned Kashmir into an issue. Kashmir is not an issue,” the 38-year-old cricketer said, while addressing students ...

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Karachi Kings drops Shahid Afridi from upcoming PSL

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain and star all-rounder, Shahid Afridi, will not be a part of the Karachi Kings for the upcoming fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), after the franchise decided not to retain him for the next season. A list released by PSL revealed the names of players ...

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Shahid Afridi joins UAE T20x

DUBAI: Shahid Afridi is the latest star player to join the upcoming UAE T20x League. The announcement of Afridi being a part of the initial staging of the tournament was made on Sunday and the swashbuckling cricketer himself tweeted about the exciting developments. The tournament is all set to kick ...

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Shahid Afridi reveals Ravi Shastri gave him the name Boom Boom

LAHORE: Shahid Afridi, one of the most destructive batsmen to play cricket ever Monday revealed an Indian cricketer had given him the name ‘Boom Boom.’ Talking to fans during a Q&A session on Twitter, one of his fans asked him about the person who gave him the famous ‘Boom Boom’ ...

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Afridi to miss Caribbean Premier League due to injury

JAMAICA: Shahid Afridi announced that he will not be taking part in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) due to a knee-injury. Taking to Twitter earlier today, Afridi made the announcement saying that he will ‘miss out on this year’s biggest party in the sport’. Due to my knee rehab I’ll ...

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Shahid Afridi meets Salman Khan during event in Canada

TORONTO: Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi met Bollywood actor Salman Khan at an event in Canada. Afridi shared a picture of himself standing with Khan on his Twitter account. “Great to meet @BeingSalmanKhan today with community members,” he tweeted. “All the best for the event.”   Great to meet @BeingSalmanKhan ...

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