Shaheen Afridi, the captain of Lahore Qalandars who won the Pakistan Super League (PSL) title for the second year in a row and the player of the final, has said that I called the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and asked for rest in the Afghanistan series. was
Shaheen Afridi refrained from naming Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan but said that all three of us had sought relaxation from the PCB and we have also spoken to the board.
Shaheen Afridi’s statement has put an end to speculations that the PCB has given senior players heavy hand rest and that Shaheen Afridi was a candidate for the captaincy in the Afghanistan series.
For the first time after the announcement of the Pakistan team, a player has opened his mouth on this sensitive and serious matter.
Shaheen Afridi said that our focus is on Asia Cup and World Cup, want to play ODI cricket and will be seen in action in New Zealand series.
He further said that Pakistan has a great history of fast bowlers, the performance of this Pakistan Super League gave Zaman Khan and Ehsanullah a chance in the Pakistan team. Hopefully, the way these young fast bowlers performed in the PSL. Similarly, he will perform for Pakistan in the Afghanistan series and the Pakistani fast bowling corps will be strong.
Shaheen Afridi said that my team demands that I take early wickets in matches, whether I am playing in the league or for the country, I try to take early wickets so that I can put the other team under pressure.
He said that Haris Rauf is the best bowler in the world, I have blind faith in him, if he has given 22 runs, then there are still good bowlers, I have faith in him.
The fast bowler said that Aqib Bhai is a big credit in the victories of the Qalandars team and the team management Atif Bhai and Samin Bhai have faith in all of us. took over and when I got the responsibility I accepted it as a challenge, Alhamdulillah it is going well so far and winning the title.
He said that Aqib Javed and Samin Ranaka played an important role in making the team, I was given confidence by being made captain, I became captain when I should not have been