Former Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi Trolls Himself At An Event, Jokes About His Batting


Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi ranks among the most popular cricketers in the world. The maverick all-rounder enjoys a huge fan following mainly because of the entertainment he guarantees on a cricket field. In the early part of his career, Afridi captured the public imagination with his explosive batting. He set and shattered several records batting as an opener, at the time the most destructive in the world. Over the years, he transformed into a quality leg-spinner and endured a severe decline in his batting prowess. Despite boasting of serious batting talent, Afridi’s repeated failures with the willow frustrated his fans and teammates. Though he played some memorable knocks, Afridi was never really consistent with the bat. On most occasions he would last only a few balls, often ending up being lampooned by cricket fans. Afridi, now retired, carried forward that joke when he made an appearance at a public function. “Just like my batting I won’t take up much of your time,” he said as he commenced his address to draw laughter from the audience.

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