Mid-day – The 36-year old all-rounder is three matches away from tying his former teammate Shahid Afridi’s record as the most capped Pakistan player in T20Is
Shoaib Malik

Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik has set the 2019 World Cup as his final 50-over tournament but insisted on continuing in the shortest format till the ICC World T20 in Australia in 2020.

Summary

  • The 36-year old all-rounder is three matches away from tying his former teammate Shahid Afridi’s record as the most capped Pakistan player in T20IsShoaib Malik Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik has set the 2019 World Cup as his final 50-over tournament but insisted on continuing in the shortest format till the ICC World T20 in Australia in 2020.
  • The 36-year old all-rounder is three matches away from tying his former teammate Shahid Afridi’s record as the most capped Pakistan player in T20Is.
  • “The 2019 World Cup is my last World Cup, but I want to play in the World T20 in 2020; that is my goal for Twenty20 cricket,” Malik was quoted as saying by espncricinfo.
  • Malik, whose next assignment is with the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which runs from August to September, is excited at the prospect of playing in pitches resembling the conditions in the subcontinent.
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