Bowling tips from Abdul Qadir will be helpful, says Afridi

Karachi: Dropped from Pakistan`s Champions Trophy squad, former skipper Shahid Afridi on Thursday said that he is "working hard" on his bowling with legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir in a bid to regain his position in the national team.

"Although Qadir and I are different type of bowlers but his tips were valuable and I am now working hard to get that drift back into my bowling," Afridi said.

"Before Pakistan`s next international assignment I will focus hard again on my bowling and try to get back to my best form," he said.

Afridi also revealed that a problem in his knee had also affected his bowling.

"The problem I have faced is I am not getting proper drift in my bowling and also had a nagging knee problem. But it is now worked out," he said.

The allrounder said that when a player out of form people tended to notice even the smallest things in his action.

"But when you are in form and taking wickets people don`t notice even if you are doing something wrong in your bowling. But I am not disheartened and I am working on my bowling," he said.