Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has said that fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is the future captain of Pakistan as he praised the performance of the 21-year-old.
Gough, who is the managing director of the Yorkshire Cricket Club and is in Pakistan for the Lahore Qalandars Players Development Program (PDP) trails, told Cricket Pakistan that Shaheen is excited and hungry for success.
He said that Shaheen is an incredible talent, he is hungry for success, he is very passionate, it was great to make him the captain of Qalandars, I think he led them with a lot of enthusiasm, he Definitely the future captain of Pakistan.
Shaheen performed brilliantly and led the Lahore Qalandars to their first title after seven Pakistan Super League (PSL) seasons.
The former fast bowler also termed the current captain of Pakistan Babar Azam as an incomparable talent.
“Babar Azam is an incredible talent, the way he makes his innings in all formats is fantastic, not a good thing for Karachi in the PSL this year but he is the best,” said Gough.
“When you talk about the best players in the world, you see Ken Williamson, Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Babar Azam and these are the four batsmen you see, the best players in the world and they are all The number one slot, “he added.