Shahid Afridi: Pakistan all-rounder to quit ODIs after 2015 World Cup

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Shahid Afridi: Pakistan all-rounder to quit ODIs after 2015 World Cup

21 December 2014:Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has announced he will retire from one-day internationals after the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The 34-year-old all-rounder, who has played 389 ODIs, said he wanted to choose his own time to step down.

Afridi said: “I want to go out of ODIs with self-respect and with my fans wanting more from me.”

He will continue as Pakistan Twenty20 captain and wants to focus on winning the T20 World Cup in India in 2016.

Afridi has an average of 23.49 and a strike-rate of 116.29 in ODIs, and has also taken 391 wickets at 33.89 and an economy-rate of 4.62.

Source : BBC Sports

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