PCB needs Afridi to consider retirement
Karachi, Sep 12: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is relied upon to give flashy all-rounder Shahid Afridi an opportunity to formally declare his retirement from worldwide cricket amid the Twenty20 arrangement against West Indies in the UAE in the not so distant future.
As indicated by a report in the ‘Day by day Jang’, the PCB needs to Afridi to resign all alone subsequent to being disregarded for the solitary T20 global against England and a week ago.
The previous Pakistan commander has demanded that he needs to keep playing cricket and is accessible for national determination.
“Clearly the board and national selectors don’t concur and feel that Afridi ought to resign effortlessly in spite of the fact that he can keep on playing in remote groups and local cricket,” one PCB source said.
The source said after the T20 arrangement against the West Indies, Pakistan won’t play another T20 worldwide until next April so they need to achieve a conclusion with Afridi for the coming arrangement.
“The arrangement is to converse with Afridi and disclose to him that since the selectors are presently fabricating another T20 squad for the following World T20 there is no spot for him. He will be offered the opportunity to be incorporated into the Pakistan squad for the T20 arrangement against the West Indies as sixteenth player and play in the matches,” the source said.
“The PCB additionally needs to compose a fantastic goodbye for him in Dubai amid the T20 arrangement for which the selectors have effectively reported a 15-part squad,” he included.
Afridi, 36, ventured down as skipper after the World T20 in India in which Pakistan neglected to achieve the semi-finals last April and since than has been overlooked by the selectors.
Afridi who had resigned from Test cricket in 2010 while driving the group in England furthermore resigned from ODIs after the last World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, at present just plays in the briefest organization of the amusement.
Pakistan will play the T20 internationals against the Windies on September, 23, 24 and 27.