Afridi thanks Kohli and Co. for farewell gift

Shahid Afridi, on Twitter, thanked Virat Kohli and his teammates for his farewell gift.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli (right) presented his jersey, signed by him and his team members, to Shahid Afridi.   -  K. R. DEEPAK

Retired Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has thanked Virat Kohli and Team India for gifting him a signed jersey of Kohli.

The Indian team gifted Afridi the jersey following his retirement from all forms of cricket.


Kohli had tweeted, “Shahid Bhai, best wishes, always a pleasure playing against you.”

The jersey had the signatures of Kohli, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, among others.

The 37-year-old Afridi bid adieu to his 21-year-old international career in February when he announced his retirement from T20 cricket. He had retired from Test and ODIs.

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