Shahid Afridi named as Pakistan’s ambassador for Champions Trophy


SLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council(ICC) Wednesday named previous skipper Shahid Afridi as Pakistan’s Champion represetative for the Champions Trophy to be arranged at three settings in England and Wales from June 1 to 18. Remarking on his arrangement, Afridi, who scored 167 runs

Remarking on his arrangement, Afridi, who scored 167 runs and took 14 wickets in 13 Champions Trophy matches, said he felt lowered to be delegated as a represetative for Champions Trophy.

“The Champions Trophy is a competition Pakistan has never won. Pakistan is in an intense gathering close by India, South Africa and Sri Lanka, Pakistanshouldbut as opposed to being overawed by the sides ranPakistan ought to keep confidence in its capacities and attempt to appreciate each time they take the field”.

Other than Afridi the ICC has likewise declared seven more stalwarts as Champion envoys for Champions Trophy.

The other seven incorporate, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane Bond of New Zealand, Australia’s Mike Hussey, India’s Harbhajan Singh, Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and Graeme Smith of South Africa.