Shahid Afridi goes 'boom-boom' at Eden Gardens ahead of much-awaited ICC World T20 match against India

Shahid Afridi goes 'boom-boom' at Eden Gardens ahead of much-awaited ICC World T20 match against India

Afridi's 19-ball 49 provided Pakistan the much-needed flourish in the death overs, as a result of which they posted 200 runs on board and won the match by 55 runs.

2016 ICC World T20: It's always pleasing to see Shahid Afridi come up and play shots everywhere, says Mohammad Hafeez

2016 ICC World T20: It's always pleasing to see Shahid Afridi come up and play shots everywhere, says Mohammad Hafeez

Hafeez feels that Afridi showed character despite all the pressure surrounding him.

ICC World Twenty20: I had to lead by example, says Shahid Afridi

ICC World Twenty20: I had to lead by example, says Shahid Afridi

Afridi first scored 49 then took two wickets to help Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 55 runs.

MUST WATCH VIDEO: Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar's outstanding catch against Pakistan

MUST WATCH VIDEO: Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar's outstanding catch against Pakistan

Bangladeshi cricketer Soumya Sarkar took a blinder on Wednesday in their ICC World Twenty20 match against Pakistan at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 55 runs in their ICC World Twenty20 opener

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 55 runs in their ICC World Twenty20 opener

Chasing Pakistan's 201 runs, Bangladesh could managed 146 runs only.

Bangladesh vs Pakistan, ICC Twenty20 World Cup: Key battles to watch out for

Bangladesh vs Pakistan, ICC Twenty20 World Cup: Key battles to watch out for

Pakistan know that their top-order will need to click and come good in order to increase their chances of a commendable outing.

PAK vs SL, warm-up match: Pakistan thrash clueless Sri Lanka by 15 runs in ICC World T20

PAK vs SL, warm-up match: Pakistan thrash clueless Sri Lanka by 15 runs in ICC World T20

Hafeez, who has been struggling with the bat lately, used all his experience to help Pakistan put up a challenging total.

PAK vs SL: Five highlights from ICC World Twenty20 warm-up tie

PAK vs SL: Five highlights from ICC World Twenty20 warm-up tie

Mainstay of Pakistan batting line up Hafeez finally came back in form. 

Asia Cup 2016, Match 4: India vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Live India vs Pakistan scores and updates from Asia Cup 2019.

ICC World T20: Pakistan announce 15-man squad; Shahid Afridi to lead, Ahmed Shehzad dropped

ICC World T20: Pakistan announce 15-man squad; Shahid Afridi to lead, Ahmed Shehzad dropped

In one of the surprises, Pakistan picked uncapped left-arm seamer Rumman Raees.

New Zealand Stadium announcer reprimanded for taunting Muhammad Aamir during T20I

New Zealand Stadium announcer reprimanded for taunting Muhammad Aamir during T20I

The 23-year-old youngster is playing in his first international tour since serving his suspension and jail term for his role in the 2010 spot-fixing saga.

Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez star as Pakistan beat New Zealand by 16 runs

Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez star as Pakistan beat New Zealand by 16 runs

Mohammad Amir was the centre of attention in his comeback game.

Wahab Riaz welcomes Mohammad Amir's return, says it will take pressure off him

Wahab Riaz welcomes Mohammad Amir's return, says it will take pressure off him

Hailing 23-year-old Amir, Wahab said that his ability to take wickets with the new ball will add pressure on the batsmen.

Whenever they are ready they should be given another opportunity: Waqar Younis on tainted players

Whenever they are ready they should be given another opportunity: Waqar Younis on tainted players

Waqar's comments came days after Mohammad Amir looked set to return to the Pakistan team after being selected for an upcoming series in New Zealand.

Shahid Afridi welcomes Mohammad Amir back in Pakistan squad

Shahid Afridi welcomes Mohammad Amir back in Pakistan squad

Mohammad Amir has been the talk of cricket world for a while, with many questioning the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s decision to allow the tainted fast bowler in international cricket.

Azhar Ali resigns as Pakistan captain over Mohammad Amir's inclusion, PCB convinces him to stay

Azhar Ali resigns as Pakistan captain over Mohammad Amir's inclusion, PCB convinces him to stay

There has been a debate in Pakistan cricket over giving Aamir a chance to redeem himself after he disgraced himself by getting involved in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal.

Ramiz Raza a Sifarashi player, good only to be a teacher: Mohammad Yousuf

Ramiz Raza a Sifarashi player, good only to be a teacher: Mohammad Yousuf

Yousuf claimed that Ramiz didn't know cricket.

Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali to attend camp despite  Mohammad Amir's presence

Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali to attend camp despite Mohammad Amir's presence

Shaharyar Khan had earlier vowed to act against the duo if they failed to attend the camp.

PCB likely to take action against Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali for opposing Mohammad Amir's return

PCB likely to take action against Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali for opposing Mohammad Amir's return

The Pakistani camp has yet not forgiven Amir, which was evident once again on Friday when both Hafeez and Ali refused to train with him.