LAHORE – The legendary hard-hitter of Pakistani cricket – Shahid Afridi – favors Misbahul Haq for the captaincy of National Team in World Cup 2015 stating ‘this issue must end now’.
Shahid Afridi was talking to press on Friday outside Lahore Cricket Stadium.
When asked, Afridi maintained that Misbahul Haq was a good choice for captaincy. “The issue of captaincy must put to an end now. Misbahul Haq is a good choice.” However, it was not clear that he withdrew his name as potential captain of national team or not.
Answering to a question Afridi also said “Saeed Ajmal is a brilliant cricket player. However, we need to replace his position. He was not available in series against Australia but yet team proved its potential. But we will miss him in the World Cup.”
He also refuted the rumors of any grouping among the players and called it a ‘media’s imagination’.
Afridi also declared that his test career is now over and he was not looking for a position in test squad for series against New Zealand.