The Pakistan all-rounder said the feedback against Dhoni is a “sub-continent trend” of pillorying legends after an erratic series rout. Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have confronted humiliation for his team’s ODI series rout against Bangladesh however Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Afridi is “not glad” in the way the Indian ODI captain was being focused on.
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Afridi termed this as “sub-continent trend” where the cricketing legends are pilloried after the odd series rout. “I truly felt terrible in the way MS (Dhoni) has been dealt with after Bangladesh series rout. I totally believe it’s a sub-continent trend where our legends are not saved after one awful thrashing.
The media is additionally in charge of not painting the genuine picture now and again,” Afridi told. Afridi could understand with Dhoni as he has likewise confronted feedback throughout the years in his own particular nation.
“I am not saying that one ought not to investigate the present execution of a captain or a player. When you take a gander at Dhoni, simply take a gander at his record before bouncing to any conclusions.
He has been such a huge player for India. His record justifies itself with real evidence,” said Afridi. “Dhoni has fabricated such a decent team for what’s to come. There is so much quality and ability in that batting line-up,” he said.
Afridi, who now just plays T20 matches for Pakistan, likewise sounded positive about Pakistan’s cricket team. “Pakistan cricket’s local structure has enhanced a great deal lately.
That is the reason we are presently having a decent supply line of young people in the national group. This group will just develop from quality to quality in impending days,” visualised the 35-year-old.
Afridi quit playing ODIs after World Cup in Australia and New Zealand with a record 398 ODIs. When questioned as to whether he laments not coming to the pined for 400 ODIs point of reference, he answered: “Not in the slightest degree.
Truth is told I thank to Almighty Allah (God) that I have got the chance to play for Pakistan for such quite a while. “I am extremely cheerful to play T20 for Pakistan and might want to play the World T20 in India, one year from now,” Afridi said.
The hard-hitting batsman additionally said that carrying out his specialty in T20 classes over the world is his method for staying fit for rivalries. “I have played in Big Bash in Australia and now I will be playing for St Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
In every one of these competitions, you play with a portion of the top global cricketers on the planet and you know you must be getting it done to rival them,” said Afridi. While closing down, Afridi said that “India’s co-operation will be required” to resume full-time cricket in Pakistan.