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Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi Revealed Facts about the coup against Younis

KARACHI: For the first run through in broad daylight, it has been uncovered that senior players organized an overthrow against then-Captain Younis Khan amid the ICC Champions Trophy 2009. Previous Captain and ostentatious all-rounder Shahid Afridi, in his book GAME CHANGER, said that a senior batsman was significantly in charge of the breakdown of steadiness and altruism inside the group.
Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi Revealed Facts about the coup against Younis
Shahid Afridi talks about the coup against Younis
Afridi abstained from naming the player. His insights, nonetheless, were clear.

"I won't name him, however one of the seniors in the group at the time, an extraordinary batsman in his own right, was significantly in charge of the breakdown of steadiness and altruism inside the group. It disheartens me since he was one of the best batsmen of those years," Afridi wrote in the section 'Strain of Command'. The previous chief further composed that amid the ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa, the batsman basically endeavored an overthrow.

"He assembled a group conference of all the real players sans the chief Younis Khan and reported that he was not fulfilled and propelled under Younis Khan's captaincy. That was that—he had announced a hard and fast insubordination, blast amidst a noteworthy competition," Afridi composed.

Afridi included that when he was told about the arrangement of advising then-executive Ejaz Butt that nobody needs to play under Younis, he attempted to persuade him generally.

Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi Revealed Facts about the coup against Younis
Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi Revealed Facts about the coup against Younis


"I said that it was out of line of him to campaign different players into inclination as disappointed as him, extraordinarily the more youthful players. I exhorted him to take the issue legitimately to Younis Khan and let him know, man to man.

"The dissenter cannot," Afridi said.

The all-rounder further includes that Shoaib Malik, Naved ul Hasan, and Saeed Ajmal had additionally upheld the arrangement.

Afridi likewise said that he mentioned then-chief Yawar Saeed to set up a gathering with Ejaz Butt and, when the gathering occurred, every one of the players opened up about what their issues were with Younis.

"I said that the issues laid out could be dealt with and there was nothing that a group couldn't resolve."

"Following the gathering, I disclosed to Ejaz Butt secretly that Younis is an extraordinary chief and ought to be permitted to hold captaincy and the issues the young men had ought to be taken to him in a straightforward manner to maintain a strategic distance from a comparative circumstance in future," Afridi asserted.

Younis was later expelled from captaincy.

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