Shahid Afridi is retiring again. Twitter has a good laugh
Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket… yet again. Twitter has erupted in jokes around the cricketer, who’s officially 36 years old and has a 21-year career.
Afridi has made more news for his age and retirement plans than for achievements — he has announced his retirement four times in the past 10 years. He first announced his retirement from Test cricket in 2006, and was quick to withdraw the announcement. In 2011, he again announced retirement, only to come back within months. He spoke of quitting one-day international cricket after the 2015 World Cup, but then shelved his decision and appeared in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20. To this latest announcement, Afridi has added that he still wants to play the domestic league.
THE CRICKETER, WHO IS OFFICIALLY 36 YEARS OLD AND HAS A 21-YEAR CAREER, HAS ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT FOUR TIMES IN 10 YEARS