Boom Boom Shahid Afridi might have gone through a lot of controversies and cricketing turmoil, but this one man is loved by all the sports lovers around the world. Owing to his retirement and the immense sorrow that it has bestowed on his crazy fans, Indian cricket team also couldn’t resist bidding farewell to him.
After his retirement, Indian cricketers have also left a heart-felt tribute for the Pakistan national squad’s former captain Shahid Afridi.
Virat Kohli’s shirt, signed by Indian team, for Shahid Afridi, with a message “always a pleasure playing against you.” pic.twitter.com/KexlCjTNeZ
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) April 15, 2017
The entire squad of Indian cricket team, in order to honour Afridi, signed the shirt of their former Test skipper Virat Kohli with emotional messages engraved on it. Beneath the signatures, the shirt signs off as:
“Always a pleasure playing against you!!”
Shahid Afridi announced his complete retirement from international cricket in February this year, after leading his team Peshawar Zalmi to win Pakistan Super League’s season 2.
Afridi has led Pakistan’s team in T20Is, Tests, and ODIs during his career alongside leading from the front, almost a completely hopeless team to the semi-finals of ODI World Cup.
In his domestic career, Boom Boom has recently joined Karachi Kings as the President.