Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has vehemently denied latest rumors suggesting that he’s backing Shaheen Afridi to steer Pakistan within the coming days.
Pakistan has been engulfed in a significant controversy forward of the ICC World Cup 2023. The disastrous exit from Asia Cup 2023 was adopted by experiences of an unrest within the dressing room. In response to Pakistani media, captain Babar Azam and tempo spearhead Shaheen Afridi had been concerned in a heated altercation within the dressing room when the previous was giving a dressing all the way down to his teammates following the loss to Sri Lanka.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan needed to intervene to convey the scenario beneath management. A number of Pakistani gamers are additionally reportedly not proud of Babar Azam‘s captaincy. Various gamers within the staff imagine that Babar Azam behaves very otherwise with them whereas main the staff on the sector.
Shahid Afridi clarifies rumors:
Amidst the experiences of unrest within the Pakistani dressing room, experiences emerged that Shahid Afridi was pushing for Shaheen Afridi to switch Babar Azam because the captain. Nonetheless, the previous cricketer has denied the claims. Throughout a latest interview with an area media information channel, Shahid Afridi vented his anger on the experiences and mentioned:
“I used to be scrolling by my Twitter, and I noticed that now they’re operating one thing with my identify that Shahid Afridi acknowledged, in my view, Shaheen Afridi can lead the staff higher than Babar Azam, Lahore Qalandars received a PSL trophy beneath his captaincy.”
“I don’t perceive why they’re saying such issues, despite the fact that I categorical my views on Samaa. I share my perspective on Samaa, however they interpret it in their very own method. Though I’m the one one that retains Shaheen away from the captaincy,” he added.
In the meantime, there are additionally experiences suggesting that Shaheen Afridi may quickly exchange Shadab Khan because the vice-captain of Pakistan’s limited-overs groups. Shadab Khan is beneath strain after failing to do nicely within the Asia Cup. Even captain Babar Azam admitted that the leg-spinner has not been taking wickets for the staff. However, Shaheen Afridi is a key member of the staff and may very well be rewarded with the vice-captaincy.