Shahid Afridi Wants Dignified Exits for Pakistan Seniors

Last week Pakistan senior Younis Khan lashed out at selectors after he was unceremoniously axed from the one-day squad.

updated: September 29, 2014 20:48 IST
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Former Pakistan greats like Waqar Younis, Javed Miandad and Mohammed Yousuf were forced into humiliating exits despite years of service.

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Lahore: Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said Monday the team's senior cricketers should be given dignified farewells, after veteran batsman Younis Khan was unceremoniously axed from the one-day squad.

An incensed Younis lashed out at selectors last week for not including him in their plans for next month's series against Australia, a decision he learnt about only when the squad was announced in the media.

The 36-year-old Test star, who has a history of making outspoken announcements, offered to step aside from all cricket for five months.

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