Shahid Afridi announces retirement from international cricket:- Pakistani cricketer nicknamed “Boom Boom”, Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket. He already quit Tests in 2010 & ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup.
He Lead Pakistan T20 team at the 2016 world championships in India. But after the tournament he step down as captain in hopes of continuing his career in the sport”s shortest format as a player.
Afridi announced his retirement plans after a nail-biting contest between Zalmi & Kings adding that he would continue playing PSL for his fans.
‘I have already said goodbye; I am just playing this for my fans. For me, my foundation is more important. I have played for my country professionally and have done whatever I could’ he said when asked about a farewell match.
“Now my foundation is important for me. I have played with seriousness and in a professional way for my country.”
Shahid Afridi finishes his international career having played just 27 Test matches with 1,176 runs with a highest score of 156 & 48 wickets. 398 ODI with 8,064 runs, a highest score of 124 & taken 395 wickets. 98 T20I matches with 1,405 runs & 97 wickets.