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Boom Boom retires from International cricket

Faryal Nadeem Feb 20, 2017
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Shahid Afridi is well known as the Pakistan, all-rounder cricketer. He recently announced his retirement from international matches and concluded that he would play for the domestic league in the upcoming two years.

The best player, who won the hearts of many fans, has played 27 test matches in 2010 and was retired from one-day internationals in 2015. He quits the Pakistan 20-overs as a captain after team’s poor campaign in World Twenty20 in India, 2016.

Afridi will turn 37 years next month and said that he has to say goodbye to international cricket. He smashed 28 balls 54 for Peshawar Zalmi, which was played against Karachi Kings in the recent PSL.

He mentioned that he is playing for his fans so that they will continue their interest in Cricket. Boom Boom Afridi will play in the league for next years, but it is the official goodbye from international cricket. All his life, Afridi has played with seriousness and in a great way.

In March 2016, Afridi lost his last match, which was defeated by Australia in Twenty20. The match was held in Mohali. However, the tricky leg spin and the swashbuckling battling is the main reason that Afridi lost his match. Despite Afridi clear intentions, he still was not selected.