Shahid Afridi wishes to enter politics
LONDON: Former Pakistan T20 commander Shahid Afridi has said he wishes to enter legislative issues sometime down the road yet would be focussing on his philanthropy work for the present, British media has reported.
In a meeting with BBC, the 36-year-old said he needs to join legislative issues in the wake of completion his playing vocation. “I wish to enter legislative issues anyway some well-wishers have prompted me against it,” he said. In my eyes, a lawmaker is a worker of the general population and he ought to serve the general population, he included. By the by, the all-rounder said he can likewise serve the general population through his philanthropy and social work. “I can likewise serve the general population without entering governmental issues through my welfare association,” he said. The previous commander further said through his Shahid Afridi Foundation, he is quick to set up a school for the less advantaged.
Amid the meeting, Afridi additionally suppressed discuss his retirement saying he will keep on playing for Pakistan in T20s. “I wish to keep playing restricted over cricket whether it is at national or local level or classes, I think I am fit for the amusement,” he said.
Afridi is right now speaking to Hampshire in England’s local T20 competition.Earlier, he was excluded in the training camp in front of Pakistan’s voyage through England with numerous savants recommending it was the ideal opportunity for the colorful all-rounder to call time on his two-decade long profession. On April 3 Afridi surrendered as Pakistan’s T20I chief after the national side’s poor execution in the Asia Cup and World T20 competitions.