Afridi thanks Kohli and Indian team for "wonderful farewell gift"

Shahid Afridi received a Virat Kohli jersey signed by members of the Indian team as a farewell gift.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
21st April 2017

article:21st April 2017

Shahid Afridi and Virat Kohli [Getty Images]
Shahid Afridi and Virat Kohli [Getty Images]

Former Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi thanked the Indian team and their skipper Virat Kohli for the signed jersey that was presented as a gift following the all-rounder’s retirement from international cricket.

Earlier this year, Afridi announced that he will no longer play international cricket, bringing to an end a career that started way back in October 1996.

Afridi played in 27 Tests, 398 ODIs, and 98 T20Is for Pakistan which included a starring role in the team’s victorious World T20 campaign in 2009.

The 37-year-old received a limited-overs jersey of Kohli, signed by members of the Indian team, as a mark of appreciation of his wonderful career at the top level which lasted for two decades.

On Twitter, Afridi referred to the signed jersey as “a wonderful farewell gift”.

Kohli then responded in kind.