Shahid Afridi Backs Shaheen Afridi Amid Captaincy Speculation

Shahid Afridi supports Shaheen Afridi amid captaincy rumors

In the latest development, former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has thrown his weight behind Shaheen Afridi amidst swirling speculations over the young fast bowler’s tenure as captain of the T20I squad. There’s a buzz suggesting that Shaheen Afridi might face the axe as captain, with talks of Babar Azam potentially stepping in before the World Cup kicks off on June 1.

The rumors gained momentum following the appointment of Mohsin Naqvi as the new chairman of the PCB in February, accompanied by a revamp in the selection committee and the surprising reversal of retirement decisions by Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir.

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Shahid Afridi, renowned for his candid stance, underlined the significance of stability in leadership within the team. He urged cricketing authorities to afford Shaheen Afridi more time to showcase his leadership prowess, emphasizing the detrimental effects of frequent changes in leadership whenever there’s a new administration at the helm.

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