On 20-Apr-2017 In Sports
Shahid Afridi is one of the most decorated cricketers of our generation.The all-rounder from Pakistan recently bid adieu to international cricket when he announced his retirement from the T20 format of the game. Afridi already retired from one-day and test cricket and now is serving as a brand ambassador for ICC Champions Trophy to be held in June. Needless to say, there was always a bit of needle between Afridi and Indian Cricket team despite that, Virat Kohli's recent gesture is as classy as Afridi's batting in his prime.
The Pakistani all-rounder announced he won't be competing in international T20 matches from now on.
Afridi scored 11185 runs across all internal formats of cricket and took 540 wickets. Amazing statistics considering he didn't play much test cricket.
He was given his name with reference to his ability of hit explosive shots from the get-go.
Afridi's celebration is something every cricket fan remembers fondly.
Kohli being classy, sent a signed jersey to Shahid Afridi which had signatures of Indian team.
The jersey had signatures of Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah, Suresh Raina, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, R Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, coach Ravi Shastri etc.