Out of favour Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi, on Sunday, announced his retirement from international cricket, ending a career lasting 21 years. He had announced his retirement once before as well, only to make a return
Controversy and Pakistan cricket go hand in hand. The latest one involves a verbal war between the legendary Javed Miandad and the eccentric Shahid Afridi. Miandad had earlier stated that Afridi was motivated by money,
Pakistan will take on Australia in a match that will be crucial for both sides to keep their hopes of making the semi-final alive. Both teams go into the clash at Mohali with underwhelming performances in their previous game.
Pakistan went into the clash against Bangladesh low on confidence. Their batting going into the tournament was particularly poor. But, on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, they came to the party, and demonstrated that Bangladesh still have some work to do before they can claim superiority over their big brothers in international cricket
After all the hullabaloo over security concerns, Pakistan are finally in India, to do what they were supposed to in the initially -- play cricket. Even before they have stepped on to the field, Pakistan have been hit by controversy.