Loss against India claims first casualty, Afridi set to be sacked as captain after T20 World Cup

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Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is set to lose his job as the T20 skipper after the ongoing World T20 in India.

The news came after Pakistan’s crushing 6 wicket defeat by India at the Eden Gardens on 19 March.

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Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan, who had slammed Afridi for his dismal performance during the crucial tie against arch rival India adding that the board would start looking for a new skipper after the conclusion of the tournament, ANI quoted the Express Tribune.

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Afridi failed to replicate his good performance as he had displayed during their win against Bangladesh in their World T20 campaign opener and eventually got dismissed after scoring just 8 runs from 14 balls.

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The 2009 World T20 champions will now face New Zealand at the Punjab Cricket Stadium in Mohali on Tuesday.

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