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Afridi preaches patience amid uncertain political situation

KARACHI: Former skipper Shahid Afridi in a series of tweets on Friday preached patience to people in undeclared political situation, ARY News reported. Amid ongoing political upheaval in the country and political leaders’ mud-slinging on each other, people of the country are forced to think about their and children’s future. While the situation is alarming in the backdrop that this is leading to making fun of Pakistan in the world, Afridi underlined in his tweets. He expressed remorse over the controversy of Ayesha…

Richards uncertain about South Africa’s transformation plan

South Africa great Barry Richards has questioned whether the current policy of racial transformation will end with "merit selection". The policy is designed to cope with the legacy of apartheid, when largely only white players such as Richards, the outstanding opening batsman of the 1970s, were allowed to play for official South Africa sides. But the policy and its implementation have proved contentious amid suggestions that players have not always been chosen on merit and that some white cricketers, knowing their…