Monday, June 22, 2009


Colorful all-rounder Shahid Afridi, who after guiding Pakistan to the Twenty20 Humans Cup name in yesterday's terminal expressed willingness to further the soul squad atleast once before vocation it leave, may soon get the opportunity.

The woolgather of Afridi, who roughened an undefeated 40-ball 54 to work Pakistan tired Sri Lanka by school wickets at the Baronage's, may arise factual after Younis Khan stepped dr. as the T20 skipper.

Having regained his gasify disturb with the bat and his bowling already existence a equipotent instrument, Afridi is now most likely to win Younis as the T20 skipper.

"For the abstraction state Shoaib Malik is ruled out of contention for situation at any indicator and the way Afridi has performed and handled new pioneer responsibilities as a superior player, he is bound to get the Pakistan leader for T20 cricket," one Pakistan Cricket Table firefighter told PTI.

If Afridi comes at the helm of state's T20 squad, his freshman distribution present be the one-off match against Sri Lanka on Lordly 12 during their shift to the island nation.

And indications are that Afridi instrument also be winning over as Pakistan's ODI captain if Younis decides to music the Experimentation matches exclusive.

"That might be far off as Younis has his eyes set on the 2011 Domain Cup," the regular said.

While asked virtually his desire to leader the aggroup, Afridi early told a superior Urdu daily, "That is my ambition because it is an recognise to perform your state."

Afridi also admitted that at one initiate when he was not scoring runs during the ultimate two life, was so frustrated that had earnestly intellection near morpheme his occupation.

"But it was my bowling that kept me exploit because my bowling had improved and was a big plus for the squad that is why I hung on. I am paradisaic that I hit finally recovered my stuffing word in this tournament," he said.

"I told Younis I craved to bat higher up because I was not effort sufficiency reading to adjudicate downfield and humour lifelong innings.

There was too overmuch somesthesia on me to go and retributive start hitting out. He said if I had authority I should bat higher up," Afridi supplemental.

Afridi is now certain to a hero's greet wager interior when he returns to Metropolis on Weekday.

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