Shahid Afridi would always be remembered as a great servant of Pakistan cricket. He spent 20 years in the field of cricket and represented Pakistan in all the three formats of the game. Afridi is now a landmark in Pakistan cricket. In his interview to Ramiz Raja in the World T20, Afridi said that the best thing about his cricket was that he played for Pakistan and the people of Pakistan. He said that he was proud of all those years he served Pakistan.Afridi further said that with the kind of media back home and then the pressure of international cricket is not an easy thing. And of you are the captain of the Pakistan team then surely there will be a criticism of you from most of the people.
Afridi said that despite all this he enjoyed his cricket. Afridi said that before the world t20 he decided to quit the captaincy and let some other player take the role but the problem was that for this major event he did not want to put pressure on a newcomer.
Afridi said that Pakistan cricket needs academies. He said that he is working on this project. PCB should build big academies in all big cities of Pakistan. Only then talent will be polished. Afridi said that he enjoyed his cricket and there are a few innings which he still remembers.He said his innings in Australia in 2004-05 seasons still are part of his memories. Other than this a few he played against India are also his favorites.