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Shahid Afridi virtually ruled out of lone T20 against England

Shahid Afridi virtually ruled out of lone T20 against England

He also confirmed that batsmen Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad would also not be considered for the T20 in England.

WATCH: SORRY, NO TALENT! Shahid Afridi blasts Pakistan cricket in epic rant

WATCH: SORRY, NO TALENT! Shahid Afridi blasts Pakistan cricket in epic rant

The 36-year-old said the quality of the player pool in Pakistan cricket does not match the international standard.

Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi wishes to enter politics

Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi wishes to enter politics

However, the 36-year-old veteran cricketer also made it clear that he would continue to play for Pakistan in the T20Is.

2 VIDEOS: Why Shahid Afridi will always remain one of the greatest

2 VIDEOS: Why Shahid Afridi will always remain one of the greatest

The former Pakistan captain once held the record for fastest 100 in ODIs.

Must Watch VIDEO: Ten of the biggest sixes in cricket history

Must Watch VIDEO: Ten of the biggest sixes in cricket history

That's one of the reasons big hitters of the cricket ball become popular quite instantly worldwide.

HILARIOUS! Shahid Afridi trends as Lionel Messi retires - Here's why

HILARIOUS! Shahid Afridi trends as Lionel Messi retires - Here's why

The reason behind fans remembering Boom Boom came hardly as a surprise. 

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi expresses interest to feature in BBL

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi expresses interest to feature in BBL

Afridi said that he had offers from BBL for the last few years.

Shahid Afridi wish to play in Big Bash League this season

Shahid Afridi wish to play in Big Bash League this season

The veteran all-rounder is currently playing for Hampshire in NatWest T20 Blast in England.

Darren Sammy, Shahid Afridi join Jos Buttler to criticise down-time heavy Natwest T20 Blast

Darren Sammy, Shahid Afridi join Jos Buttler to criticise down-time heavy Natwest T20 Blast

Explosive England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler asked the organisers of the tournament to follow the Indian Premier League and Big Bash League.

It's wrong to expect Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal to be like Virat Kohli or Ab de Villiers, says Shahid Afridi

It's wrong to expect Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal to be like Virat Kohli or Ab de Villiers, says Shahid Afridi

Afridi, 36, feels that Shehzad and Umar have to work really hard on their games and approach.

READ: Shahid Afridi's beautiful message for daughter Asmara as she turned four

READ: Shahid Afridi's beautiful message for daughter Asmara as she turned four

On April 25, there were reports on Twitter suggesting Asmara had passed away due to cancer.

WATCH: IPL 2008 - When Shahid Afridi, Shane Warne got involved in heated exchange!

WATCH: IPL 2008 - When Shahid Afridi, Shane Warne got involved in heated exchange!

While both are easy going off the pitch, they never gave an opponent an inch on it.

Shahid Afridi skips PCB's four-day fitness test due to knee niggle

Shahid Afridi skips PCB's four-day fitness test due to knee niggle

Afridi said he is recuperating to be fit to represent English County side Hampshire and join them for their domestic T20 event.

Abdul Qadir slams Ahmad Shahzad as 'an actor'; asks Shahid Afridi to retire

Abdul Qadir slams Ahmad Shahzad as 'an actor'; asks Shahid Afridi to retire

Qadir, known for his candid comments, said at a function in Lahore that Afridi had aged and was no longer fit for top level cricket.

WATCH: SHOCKING! When Ashish Nehra abused Mahendra Singh Dhoni for dropping Shahid Afridi's catch

WATCH: SHOCKING! When Ashish Nehra abused Mahendra Singh Dhoni for dropping Shahid Afridi's catch

At the time, Nehra was a senior player in the side and Dhoni was just starting out. 

On Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad's sacking: Shahid Afridi welcomes PCB's move to give chance to youngsters

On Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad's sacking: Shahid Afridi welcomes PCB's move to give chance to youngsters

Afridi was also not included in the list of 35 probables announced for the camp to be set up this month.

TRAGIC! Not Shahid Afridi but this Pakistani pacer has lost his first child...

TRAGIC! Not Shahid Afridi but this Pakistani pacer has lost his first child...

Three weeks ago, Afridi had posted a photograph with his daughter inside a hospital.