Shahid Afridi to lead Pakistan in World Cup

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has officially announced to retain Shahid Afridi as captain to lead national team in ICC World Cup, starting from February 19 in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

“PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) announces Afridi as captain of Pakistan team for the World Cup. Misbah has been announced as vice captain for the event,” the board said in a statement.

Earlier, National cricket team manager Intikhab Alam disclosed this while talking to media after Pakistan won an ODI series against Kiwis by 3-1 after 17 years in New Zealand.

The PCB has already announced the 15-man squad for the event.