The boom boom player says he was watching Hafeez’s statement about his retirement but his body language was hinting towards his wish o play more cricket instead of announcing retirement.
Karachi: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-5th, 2022) Former skipper Shahid Afridi has said that he thinks that the Professor wanted to continue playing for the national side.
All-rounder Muhammad Hafeez is also known as a professor.
Speaking to a local channel, Afridi said: “I was watching Hafeez’s statement regarding his retirement, and his body language was hinting towards his wish to play more cricket instead of announcing retirement,".
He was of the view that that Hafeez did not turn his retirement decision into a major controversy.
Hafeez, aka The Professor, had earlier bid farewell to Test cricket in 2018. The cricketer served Pakistan cricket in all formats. The all-rounder scored 12,789 runs and took 253 wickets while representing Pakistan in 392 international matches during his 18-year-long career.
Hafeez, now aged 41, started his international career in April 2003, with his debut ODI against Zimbabwe in Sharjah. His Test debut was against Bangladesh in Karachi on August 20, later in the same year.