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Afridi uncertain for second ODI

Published Aug 31, 2012 10:46am


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KARACHI: Pakistan's all-rounder Shahid Afridi injured his back during a team practice and is unlikely to play in today's second One Day International (ODI) against Australia in Abu Dhabi, DawnNews reported.

Fast bowler Junaid Khan is expected to replace him.

Australia beat Pakistan in the first ODI by four wickets, taking a 1-0 lead in the three match series. The third match will be played in Sharjah on Monday followed by three Twenty20 internationals – all in Dubai – on September 5, 7 and 10.

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majidrehman Sep 02, 2012 01:51pm
afridi is good player
Mohammad Merchant Aug 31, 2012 11:42am
I think Afridi lately playing politics in team.We have seen his attitude and argument with captain Misbah was quiet visible during Srilanka tour.Our media specially people like Yahya Hussaini are creating disunity in the team.Nobody should be above the team.We have to take lesson from England dealing with Petersen and India's handling of Harbajansing as an example.Pakistan has lot of talents. We should groom them along with seniors.
Waseem Baig Aug 31, 2012 11:57am
i did not see the first match but what i hear from my father, he felt Afridi was not 100% then too.