Thursday, March 3, 2011
With his fantastic five wickets haul, Shahid Afridi again came to the rescue of his team. 17th match of the Group A between Pakistan and Canada that was played at the R Premdasa stadium in Colombo-Sri Lanka, saw some really interesting moments. As the skipper of the Pakistani team, Afridi proved his metal. Although not with his bat but he created magic with his unbelievable spin bowling. With this he also became the highest wicket taker of 2011 world cup till date.
Chasing a not so big score of 185 runs, the entire Canadian team got out on just 138 runs. With its consecutive wins Pakistan is also emerging as a prominent winner of Cricket World Cup 2011.
Pakistan: 184-10 (43), Shahid Afridi was elected Man of the Match
Canada: 138-10 (42.5)