As Pakistan start their World Cup campaign against Kenya and will be led on the field by captain Shahid Afridi NDTV's Rica Roy caught up with him in an exclusive interview
Q1: You had said that it is a formality for Pakistan to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup. On what basis do you think so?
Shahid Afridi: Given what the Pakistan team was going through, we have worked hard to build character. We've worked hard with the boys and are now capable of reaching the semi-finals. As a captain, that is my aspiration.