Boom Boom Shahid Afridi is back
Shahid Afridi has definitely silence all his critics by his wonderful comeback today against West Indies at Providence Stadium in Guyana. Boom Boom Afridi has scored mighty 76 off 55 balls with impressive bowling figures of 7 for 12. He joined captain Misbah-ul-Haq when all of Pakistan’s batting line up was washed away by West Indian bowling attack. Misbah provided him support and Shahid Afridi has gone ballistic, playing stroke everywhere freely. That was not all, when Pakistan took the field he went on making his career best bowling record by taking 7 wickets for only giving away 12 runs.
People are always critical on Shahid Afridi’s slogging and lack of patience in crunch situations. For many years he was not consistent with his batting. On the other hand, his bowling has improved tremendously. But today at Providence, Afridi has played a much needed match winning innings to give Pakistan 1-0 lead over host West Indies. He was deservingly awarded Man of the Match. Let’s hope Shahid Afridi continue his Boom Boom performance throughout the West Indies Tour.
Shahid Afridi – O:9, M:3, R:12, W:7, Econ: 1.33 (2w)
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