Ruckus in Pakistan cricket, father-in-law Shahid Afridi raised questions on son-in-law’s captaincy – News India Live


There is a lot of turmoil going on in Pakistan cricket these days. These ups and downs are being seen after the ODI World Cup 2023. The performance of Pakistan team in the ODI World Cup 2023 has been very poor. Babar Azam was the captain of Pakistan team till the ODI World Cup but after poor performance, the captaincy was snatched from Babar Azam. Shan Masood was made the captain of his Test team and Shaheen Shah Afridi was made the captain of the T20 team.

Questions were raised on Shaheen Afridi’s captaincy

Under the captaincy of these two players, Pakistan team had to face defeat in its very first series. Under the captaincy of Shan Masood, the Pakistani team first reached Australia to play the Test series, where the Pakistani team had to face a 3-0 defeat. After this, Pakistan team reached New Zealand to play T20 series under the captaincy of Shaheen Shah Afridi, here also Pakistan team had to face defeat by 4-1. After which many questions started being raised on the captaincy of Shaheen Afridi.

Shahid Afridi demanded

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has now demanded from the Pakistan Cricket Board to appoint only one captain in all three formats. Afridi believes that no captain should be judged by just one series. A captain must serve for at least 3 years. Regarding Pakistan’s opening pair in T20 cricket, Shahid said that Babar Azam and Rizwan used to open, many questions have been raised about their slow start but I want to see Fakhar Zaman and Sam Ayub opening.

The upcoming T20 World Cup is very difficult

Regarding T20 World Cup 2024, Shahid Afridi said that the next T20 World Cup is going to be very difficult. All the strong teams will be contenders for this title. For which players should be given maximum opportunities. Shahid Afridi believes that the current Pakistan team is perfect in T20 format. Now these players should play as much cricket as possible. So that Pakistan team becomes stronger by T20 World Cup 2024.



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