Asad Shafiq Bids Farewell to International Cricket

Web DeskDecember 11, 20234863 min
Asad Shafiq Bids Farewell to International Cricket

Pakistani cricketer Asad Shafiq bids farewell to an illustrious international cricket career, marking the end of an era for the seasoned player. The 37-year-old recently concluded his journey on the field with a memorable match at Karachi’s National Stadium, where his team, Karachi Whites, secured victory in the National T20 Cup under his astute captaincy.

Following the climactic game, Asad was honored with a grand farewell by fellow cricketers, acknowledging his significant contributions to the sport. Transitioning from the pitch to a new chapter, Shafiq will take on the role of a selection consultant for the Pakistan Cricket Board, sharing his expertise and experience to shape the future of Pakistani cricket.

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Originally hailing from Karachi, Asad commenced his cricketing voyage in 2007, representing the Karachi domestic team. His debut on the international stage came at the age of 24, marking his entry into One Day Internationals (ODIs) in June 2010, swiftly followed by his Test debut against the Proteas later the same year. Shafiq showcased his versatility by stepping into T20 Internationals in December 2010, displaying his prowess across formats.

While Shafiq exhibited moments of sheer brilliance throughout his career, recent years witnessed fluctuations in his performance, a testament to the challenges and evolution within the sport. Over his tenure, Asad proudly represented Pakistan in 77 Tests, 60 ODIs, and 10 T20 Internationals, leaving an indelible mark on the cricketing world with his skill and dedication.

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