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Shahid Afridi, Umar Gul included in Wisden’s test team of 2000s


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

23rd May, 2020. 12:46 pm
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Shahid Afridi Umar Gul

Pakistani cricketers Shahid Afridi and Umar Akmal has been included in their T20I team of the 2000s in a cricketing magazine Wisden.

Shahid Afridi was picked as an all-rounder while Umar Gul was placed at the tail-end. The duo played a key role in Pakistan’s victory in the 2009 T20I World Cup.

The all-rounder has represented Pakistan in 99 T20Is and has scored 1,416 at an average of 17.92 with four half-centuries to his name. He has also picked 98 wickets in the shortest format of the game.

The fast-bowler, Gul has 85 wickets to his name in T20Is.

Wisden’s T20 team of the decade:  Matthew Hayden (Australia), Virender Sehwag (India), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka), Kevin Pietersen (England), Andrew Symonds (Australia), Yusuf Pathan (India), Shahid Afridi (Pakistan), Daniel Vettori (New Zealand)/Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka), Dirk Nannes (Australia), RP Singh (India) and Umar Gul (Pakistan).

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