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Shahid Afridi is a Pakistani Cricket all-rounder.

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Shahid Afridi and Chris Gayle join Sydney Thunder
Second season of Big Bash League will begin on December 7, 2012

Afridi not joining English county side Hampshire following visa problems
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will not join English county side Hampshire for the Friend Life T20 due to problems in obtaining visa.

Afridi 'not to sign' PCB central contract to keep lucrative league offers hopes alive?
Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi does not intend to sign the central contract with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in order to be available for lucrative offers from leagues being organised by different countries, according to sources.

Shahid Afridi's ODI retirement comment surprises Pak cricket fraternity
Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi's sudden announcement that he is contemplating one-day retirement to focus on Twenty20s, has caught Pakistan's cricket fraternity by surprise.

Politics within Pak team threatening Misbah's authority as captain
The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to appoint two captains has put Misbah-ul-Haq's authority in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) under threat.

Afridi says immediate announcement of T20 World Cup squad 'critical for success'
Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi wants the national selectors to announce the squad for the ICC World Twenty20 as soon as possible, as he believes any delay will be detrimental to the team's chances at the mega-event.

Pak cricketers sign central contracts 'conditionally' following PCB 'pay cut threat'
All the Pakistani cricketers who were offered central contracts with pay hikes, have conditionally signed them after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) warned that if they did not do so, they would be paid match fees of category C players.

Pak cricketers will have to sign tour contracts to play for country
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made it clear that even if a player does not sign the central contract offered to him, he still has to sign a tour contract before each series in order to play for the national team.

Pak team manager denies claims Afridi barred from speaking to media
Pakistan team manager Naved Cheema has denied that he ever said all rounder Shahid Afridi being kept away from the media to avoid.

Mohsin Khan says PCB should be 'more consistent' while appointing captains
Former coach and chief selector Mohsin Khan has told the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to be more consistent in their decision to appoint a captain while pointing towards their 1-1 draw in the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.

Eight Pak players sign central contracts following PCB's refusal to further hike salary
Eight players of the Pakistan cricket team have signed the central contracts offered to them by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

'Ambassador' Akram bats for revival of Indo-Pak cricketing ties
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said the invitation sent to Sialkot Stallions to play in October's Champions League Twenty20 tournament is the first step forward for reviving of cricketing ties between the two neighbouring countries.

BCB clears payment due to Pak players after legal threat
Pakistan players have finally received their outstanding dues from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), after a legal action threat issued by the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) to the BCB over non-payment of dues to the players who took part in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

Snubbed Afridi vows all out support to new T 20 skipper Hafeez
Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi says he is not upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selected Misbahul Haq for the 50-over format instead of him, and handed Mohammad Hafeez the captain's arm-band for the Twenty20 format.

Whatmore playing vital role in Pakistan cricket team's new look
The revamping being carried out by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the national selectors while announcing national squads for all three formats of the game for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, indicates that head coach Dav Whatmore will play an influential role in the future of Pakistan cricket.

Misbah says won't retire from T20 cricket despite axe from team, captaincy
Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul Haq, who has been dropped from the Twenty20 squad, has said he will not retire from T20 cricket despite the snub.

PCB might announce contracts before Sri Lanka tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), which has unveiled its squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, is expected to take more time to announce the players' central contracts, which expired on December 31 last year.

Former Pak captain Moin Khan favors T20 captaincy change
Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has supported the suggestion to change the Twenty20 captain for the national team, but insists Misbah-ul- Haq must be retained as captain in the one-day and Test format, since the team has performed brilliantly under him.

Former Pak bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz bats for Hafeez to be new T20 captain
Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz has backed Mohammad Hafeez to be the country's new Twenty20 captain, replacing Misbah-ul-Haq, who is unlikely to play a part in the shortest version of cricket for the national team.

ESPN STAR Sports Strikes Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement for Sri Lanka Premier League
ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s No. 1 sports content provider, today announced that it has reached a multi-year broadcast rights agreement for exclusive coverage of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) in India. The first edition of this T20 league will be played in August 2012. The multi-year deal includes a minimum of 24 T20 matches per season

Oz crowds looking forward to flashing bat of 'Buccaneer' Sehwag
Indian opener Virender Sehwag may have unexpectedly got a well-deserved compliment from the hulking Matthew Hayden during Australia's 2004 tour of India, but now his flashing broadsword is what Australian crowds will be looking forward to in the ensuing four-match Test series.

PCB bars Test players from taking part in Bangladesh Premier league
Pakistan Cricket Board has barred all its Test players from participating in the Bangladesh Premier League, which will begin from December 26 onwards.

Afridi refused to be drawn into Mazhar Majeed's cricket match-fixing web
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that he had refused to meet with convicted cricket match-fixer Mazhar Majeed after hearing rumours about the agent's rogue operations.

England will be 'real test' for Pakistan, says Afridi
Pakistani cricket all-rounder Shahid Afridi is expecting England to be a 'real test' for Pakistan when they arrive in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month although Pakistan's recent form against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will leave them in good heart ahead of the opening Test in Dubai on January 17.

Pak spinners top ICC ODI rankings
Pakistan's spinners have topped the ICC rankings for One Day International Bowlers, Geo News reports.

Pak- Bangladesh first ODI in Mirpur today
The first One- Day International (ODI) of the three match Pakistan- Bangladesh series will take place at Mirpur today.

Razzaq confident of being fit for Oz Big Bash League
Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is confident that he will recuperate from his right shoulder injury to be fit for the upcoming Twenty20 Big Bash League in Australia.

Pak's Saeed Ajmal tops ICC ODI bowlers' lists
Pakistan's spin bowler Saeed Ajmal has topped the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ODI bowlers ranking at the end of Pakistan-Sri Lanka series that ended with Pakistan's 4-1 victory.

Catch KFC T20 Big Bash League Live on STAR Cricket and STAR Cricket HD
-- 7 former international captains to feature in this edition of the league -- Star attractions include Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Paul Collingwood, Shahid Afridi, Fidel Edwards, and many more

ESPN STAR Sports Acquires Long Term Broadcast Rights from Cricket Australia for a Period of 5 Years till 2017

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