Saturday, July 17, 2010

What Can You Say About This Guy?

When your team gets knocked over by a part-time bowler like Marcus North (though the Australian wicket-keeper could've thrown his gloves off and taken all those wickets too) there's only one thing you can do:

To sum it up (go to 6:42):

Reporter: When exactly did you decide to retire?
Afridi: When I got out.

I thought long and hard about putting this into words. All I could come up with was a sigh, a smile and Pakistan cricket's best friend: de ja vu.

4 comments:

  1. Pathans make bad kaptaans!! Bad joke but true story..

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  2. Not exactly. The two captains who won world titles for Pakistan were Pathan (Imran and Younis Khan).

    I do think though that Younis and Afridi share two things, which are very Pakhtun: honor and honesty. That is reflected in how and why they gave up captaincy.

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