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Can’t press the panic button, says Afridi

Shahid Afridi 150x150 Can’t press the panic button, says AfridiPakistan captain Shahid Afridi is a worried man after the 110-run loss to New Zealand and is using the five-day gap to regroup the side ahead of their World Cup Group A clash here Monday against Zimbabwe. Pakistan made a good start in the tournament but fumbled on their way to a 46-run win over [...] Continue reading Can’t press the panic button, says Afridi

Afridi should not criticise players in public: Moin Khan

Shahid Afridi2 150x150 Afridi should not criticise players in public: Moin KhanFormer Pakistan captain Moin Khan has advised current skipper Shahid Afridi to stop criticising his own players in public. Afridi rapped his batsmen for Pakistan’s defeat in their opening Twenty20 International against New Zealand in Auckland last Sunday and then turned his guns on his bowlers after the tourists crashed to a 39-run loss in [...] Continue reading Afridi should not criticise players in public: Moin Khan

Shahid Afridi 150x150 ‘Not 100 per cent satisfied with Pak team’s World Cup preparations’: AfridiPakistan’s One-day International captain Shahid Afridi has said that he is not fully satisfied with his team’s preparations for the World Cup 2011, which is to be co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. “I am not 100 per cent satisfied with the team’s preparations for the World Cup,” the Daily Times quoted Afridi, as [...] Continue reading ‘Not 100 per cent satisfied with Pak team’s World Cup preparations’: Afridi

The Pakistan team was “not really” affected by the bizarre disappearance of wicketkeeper Zulqanain Haider on the morning before the fifth ODI against South Africa, limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said. Afridi also expressed the hope that the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) could sort out the problems affecting the [...] Continue reading Pak team “not really” affected by Haider’s ‘no-show’ in final ODI: Afridi

Pakistan One-day International and Twenty-20 captain Shahid Afridi has said that his team is determined to record the country’s first limited-overs series win since 2008 by beating South Africa in the fifth one-day international on Monday. “I know we have never beaten South Africa in a bilateral one-day series, so that is very much the [...] Continue reading Pak ‘determined to win finals’ against Proteas to clinch ‘very close series’: Afridi