Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:41
Players Need to Shed Their "Fear" of Defeat, Says Shahid Afridi.
Soon after being re-appointed as Pakistan T20 captain, flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi yesterday, urged his players to shed any "fear" of losing and play their "natural" game.
In his first message after being given the responsibility by the Pakistan Cricket Board till the 2016 World T20, Afridi, who has played 381 ODIs and 74 T20 internationals, told reporters that he was up for the challenge.
Afridi, 34, who captained Pakistan in ODIs and T20 matches in 2010 and 2011 before being removed by the board said he was delighted to get back the responsibility.