Shahid Afridi unveils ICC Champions Trophy

Shahid Afridi unveils ICC Champions Trophy

DUBAI: Star Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Tuesday unveiled the trophy for ICC Champions trophy to be played in England in 2017 as 100-day countdown to the event started.

Afridi —who is the ambassador for the trophy tour — recently reiterated that he doesn’t aim to play international cricket again and has already said goodbye to it.

The veteran of 398 ODIs, 98 T20Is and 27 Test matches told a press conference after his 28-ball-54 against Karachi Kings in the PSL that he isn’t playing league matches with the intention of a return to international cricket.

“I have already said goodbye; I am just playing this for my fans. For me, my foundation is more important. I have played for my country professionally and have done whatever I could,” he said in response to a question that if he still wants a farewell match.

ICC Champions Trophy would be played in England in June this year.