Shahid Afridi thanks skipper Misbah after duo scripts amazing Pakistan turnaround

Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq were involved in a stand of 120 -- Pakistan's highest sixth-wicket stand versus West Indies in ODIs, eclipsing the 73 between Imran Khan and Salim Yousuf at Lahore on October 16, 1987.

updated: July 15, 2013 14:29 IST
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Two senior players coming together for a good cause is a rare moment in Pakistan cricket. A team where the trust levels among senior players is rather low, Shahid Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq produced a match-winning stand to guide Pakistan to a whopping 126-run win in the first ODI against the West Indies in Guyana on Sunday.

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Afridi has always been outspoken and always taken pride in his abilities. He was hurt after the Pakistan selectors dropped him for the ICC Champions Trophy. Afridi openly expressed his unhappiness over selection policies, even questioning the presence of non-performers in the team. (Stats: How Afridi scripted Pakistan's biggest-ever win vs WI)

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