Shaheen Shah Afridi was the hero for Pakistan once they defeated India within the T20 World Cup 2021 by 10 wickets. He took a determine of three/31 in his 4 overs and was additionally the Participant of The Match within the epic conflict towards arch-rivals India. Pakistan by no means received a T20 World Cup match towards India earlier than the 2021 version. The Males in Inexperienced reached the semi-finals in that version however was eradicated by Australia who went on to win the competitors by beating New Zealand within the finals.
Shaheen Shah Afridi was elected as the brand new skipper of the Pakistan nationwide cricket workforce after Babar Azam stepped down from the position following the early exit of the Pakistan workforce within the ODI World Cup 2023. Shaheen Afridi had a horrible first sequence as a captain as Pakistan misplaced to New Zealand 1-4 within the five-match T20I sequence just lately. Shaheen Shah Afridi was trusted with the accountability of main the aspect after he led his PSL aspect Lahore Qalandars to consecutive title wins.
Shaheen Shah Afridi remembered the 2021 T20 World Cup encounter towards India and stated that it was a memorable version due to the win towards India. He talked about that he took recommendation from Shahid Afridi earlier than the match. Afridi additionally stated that the workforce wished to win the match for Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez as they have been probably the most skilled gamers on the aspect and had confronted defeat towards India, many instances beforehand.
“We had by no means defeated India within the T20 World Cup earlier than. The 2021 version was very memorable for us! I phoned Lala (Shahid Afridi) and took recommendation from him. We additionally wished to win for Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez” stated Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Shaheen Shah Afridi Reveals Feelings About The Win Towards India In The 2021 T20 World Cup
“We had by no means defeated India within the T20 World Cup earlier than. The 2021 version was very memorable for us! I phoned Lala (Shahid Afridi) and took recommendation from him. We additionally wished to win for Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez” – Shaheen Afridi ❤️❤️#AskShaheen
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The Pakistan cricket workforce has been in shambles because the Asia Cup 2023. They completed final on the Tremendous 4 tables within the Asia Cup after which didn’t qualify for the highest 4 within the ODI World Cup 2023. They have been whitewashed by Australia within the three-match Check sequence in December 2023 after which additionally confronted defeat towards New Zealand by 1-4 within the five-match T20I sequence. The Pakistan gamers are enjoying in numerous T20 leagues at the moment and can characteristic within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) which is scheduled to begin on February 17.
The 2021 T20 World Cup was memorable for Pakistan as they defeated India for the primary time in a World Cup match. Nonetheless, within the following T20 World Cup in 2022, they have been once more defeated by the Males in Blue in a detailed encounter. The 2 arch-rivals will conflict towards one another within the 2024 T20 World Cup which will likely be hosted collectively by the West Indies and the US. India and Pakistan will face one another on June 9 in New York the place a short lived stadium is being arrange with a seating capability of 34000.