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Afridi decided to retire from ODI format post ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Former Pakistan Afridi and all rounder Shahid Afridi has announced that he will retire from ODI format after the upcoming ICC cricket world cup 2015. Known for his ability to play blistering shots and wicket taker with his handy leg-spin, he has been a regular part of the set-up for many years. He has taken 391 wickets at an average of 33.89 and scored 7,870 runs at a strike rate of 116.29 for Pakistan. His fitness has been a matter of concern for Pakistan in recent times. Afridi, along with Umar Akmal, Raza Hasan and Abdur Rehman were found lack in match fitness and fined 25% of their monthly salary. Afridi debuted for Pakistan in 1996 against Kenya in Nairobi. He rewrote the record of quickest hundred in the shorter format of the game In his second game against Sri Lanka. He led Pakistan side in the 2011 World Cup when they lost to India in the semi-final in Mohali.

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