Pakistan batter Ahmed Shehzad explained why comparisons with Virat Kohli was not right for him
While Shehzad played majority of his cricket under the captaincy of Afridi, the former Pakistan captain feels that the batter was targetted because of him
Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ramiz Raja has given a strong reaction to a recent statement made by opening batter Ahmed Shehzad.
Pakistan opening batter Ahmed Shehzad cited examples of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni to state his point on how people in Pakistan cannot stand the success of their own people.
Ahmed Shehzad was fined by the PCB after he was found guilty of changing condition of the ball (non-identification) during a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match.
Both Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal have been out of favour with the previous national selection committee and the team management and were not considered for the World Cup earlier this year.
Ahmed Shehzad dropped a sitter at the boundary during a Pakistan Cup match and then signalled for a TV replay.
According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) press release, Ahmed Shehzad's ban will come into effect from July 10, 2018.
Put in to bat, Karachi posted a challenging total of 188/3. Joe Denly starred for Karachi with a 55-ball 78, with Babar Azam too scoring a fifty (58). In reply, Multan were bundled out for 125 thanks to a magical spell from Afridi.
The 26-year-old Shehzad was dropped for the third and final Twenty20 against Sri Lanka in Lahore late last November.