Shahid Afridi Hails Pakistan Cricket Board's Decision to Appoint Him Long-Term T20 Captain

Shahid Afridi who has played 381 one-day internationals and 74 T20 matches for his country said his main job was to blend the team into a fighting unit.

updated: September 18, 2014 19:19 IST
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Shahid Afridi has been appointed as Pakistan's T20 captain till 2016 T20 World Cup.

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Newly-appointed Pakistan twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi has hailed the decision of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to appoint him as captain until the 2016 World T20 event. (Afridi shouldn''t take captaincy for granted: Miandad)

The outspoken and flamboyant all-rounder said that making him captain until 2016 would ensure they were no problems within the team. (We need to shed fear of defeat: Afridi)

"By doing this the board has sent out a clear message to the other players that who is your leader for the next two years," Afridi said on Geo Super channel. (World Cup trophy visits Pakistan)

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