Shahid Afridi to quit ODIs after 2015 World Cup

Karachi: In a bid to concentrate on his T20 career, Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi yesterday announced that he will retire from ODIs after the 2015 World Cup.

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi

“I always wanted to retire from ODIs with self-respect, grace and on a high and I think this is the best time to now focus only on T20 matches,” Afridi said.

“I am just happy that I have had the courage to take this decision at the right time,” he said. Afridi said he would, after the 50-over showpiece event, give full time to his role as the captain of the national T20 side leading up to the World Cup in 2016, “The T20 World Cup is in India and it is my desire our team wins the title there.”



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