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Former Pakistani cricketer, Rashid Latif has announced to join Pakistani politics in the next two to three years. The wicketkeeping player, who is disappointed by the current political situation in the country, is ambitious to start his new career as a politician.
Talking to Geo News, the ex-cricketer shared his clear take on not forming the new party and said he will join his old party not ditching the old friends.
Former Pakistani cricketer Rashid Latif to join Pakistani politics in two or three years
“Following the current political situation in the country, you’ll see me in politics within two to three years. Everybody knows where I will go. We don’t leave our old people, I will return to them,”
In recent developments, the cricketer turned analyst has been appointed as Director of Cricket Operations of Kashmir Premier League (KPL). The Kashmir-based league kick-started in 2021, and will soon embrace its second season in a short course.
As far as Rashid’s cricketing career is concerned, he represented Pakistan in 37 Tests and 166 ODIs scoring 1381 and 1709 runs respectively. Apart from his international career, Rashid’s domestic stats developing with the power of his batting gave him a chance in the national circuit.