Shahid Afridi has played 389 ODIs for Pakistan since his debut in 1996 © AFP
Shahid Afridi has played 389 ODIs for Pakistan since his debut in 1996 © AFP

Dec 21, 2014

Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi will retire from One-Day Internationals (ODI) after playing the 2015 World Cup, if the latest reports as well as latest tweets from his official Twitter account are to be believed.

 

 

 

 

 

According to a report on The Express Tribune, Afridi has stated that he would not like to be seen as a burden to the ODI team anymore, and that he would like to focus his energies on Twenty20 Internationals (T20I). Having notified the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of the same, he confirmed his willingness to participate in the captain the side in the T20 World Cup.

He added that he would like the record for the fastest ODI century to be preserved in his name. When asked about joining politics, the current ODI captain did not rule out the possibillity, though he added that his elders opposing views to it.