Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Tag Archives: Shahid Afridi

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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Amir Khan launches Super Boxing League in Pakistan

LONDON: Renowned boxer Amir Khan launched Pakistan’s first professional boxing league in a star-studded event. The event led under the vision of two-time world champion Amir Khan and promoted by the British business tycoon Bill Dosanjh is aptly named “Super Boxing League”. Salman Iqbal and Amir Khan will jointly serve ...

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Cricket world bids farewell to Boom Boom Afridi

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi’s illustrious international career finally came to an end at the ‘Home of Cricket’ Lord’s on Thursday, as cricket world bid farewell to the star all-rounder. The star all-rounder was given guard of honour by World XI players as he stepped on the field for ...

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Afridi replaces Morgan as ICC World XI captain against Windies

LONDON: Pakistan’s star all rounder Shahid Afridi will lead the ICC World XI side against West Indies in the one-off T20I at Lord’s on May 31 after England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan pulled out of the contest due to fractured finger. Morgan’s national teammate Sam Billings will replace him in the squad. ...

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Saudi Cricket Board in Talks with Inzamam, Afridi

DUBAI: The cricket board of Saudi Arabia is negotiating with the star cricketers of Pakistan Shahid Afridi and Inzamam ul-Haq regarding the inaugural of the T10 cricket tournament scheduled to be held in the Kingdom later in 2018. Six teams took part in the first ever T10 event in Sharjah ...

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Pandya, Karthik to be part of World XI

KOLKATA: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik will be part of the ICC World XI which will take on the West Indies in a charity T20 game at the Lord’s on May 31, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury said here on Wednesday. “Hardik and Dinesh will be ...

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Afridi, Malik and Perera to play for World XI at Lord’s

LONDON: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera will be part of the World XI in the T20 International against West Indies to be played at Lord’s on May 31, the ICC announced today. The match is being staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues ...

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Won’t play in IPL even if they invite me: Shahid Afridi

LONDON: Shahid Afridi allegedly boasted that he wouldn’t play in the Indian Premier League even if invited to play for any of its eight teams. Afridi saying that he has been enjoying his time at the PSL and the league would overtake IPL in the future. “Even if they call ...

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