PCB appoints Shahid Afridi as new T20 captain

PCB appoints Shahid Afridi as new T20 captain

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday appointed Shahid Afridi as new T20 captain until the next ICC world T20 in 2016.

Misbahul Haq has been retained as one day and test captain for the national side until 2015 World Cup.

Pakistan have three T20 matches lined-up in the upcoming series against Australia and New Zealand.

“In line with my policy of taking decisions democratically I consulted the Cricket Committee and my board members before announcing these decisions,” the PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan said.

“I wish both Afridi and Misbah very good luck in their upcoming assignments.”

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