Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has come to the support of the beleaguered national side after it was whitewashed by a second-string England team in the ODI series.
Afridi, one of the most popular cricketers from the country, said in a video message shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board media department that there was a need to keep the players motivated and hungry for success.
“We need to support the players in tough times, as a cricket fan and former player,” he said, a day after the Shahid Afridi Foundation signed another two-year deal with the PCB to be their charity partner.
Afridi, who represented Pakistan in 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 99 T20Is in a 20-year-long international career, felt the players need the support of the fans and critics when they are down after poor performances.
“At present, the players representing the Pakistan national team are the best we have in terms…