Karachi: Veteran allrounder Shahid Afridi said Thursday he is targeting the 2015 World Cup after returning to the Pakistan side, but vowed to quit if he became a burden on the team.
The 33-year-old was left out of the squad for the one-day series against India in December before staging a comeback for the tour of South Africa, but his woeful run of form has continued.
Afridi's 88 in the third one-dayer in Johannesburg was his first half-century in the past 12 months and he has also struggled with his leg-breaks, failing to take a single wicket in his last six matches.
Despite the slide in performance, Afridi, who has scored 7,201 runs and taken 348 wickets in 354 ODIs, said he was still hopeful he could make the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand....more
06:18 PM, Apr 14, 2013