London: Shahid Afridi's matching winning knock at Lord's on T20 world cup finals has not only earned him the prestigious man of the match award, but also a personal glory that he would cherish for the rest of his life.
The management of cricket museum in historic Lords ground in London has decided to preserve the shirt worn by Afridi in the T20 World Cup final against Sri Lanka.
It is indeed a unique achievement for flamboyant Pak all-rounder as he becomes first Pakistani cricketer any article of whom will be placed in the museum of Lord"s.
Afridi hit 54 of just 40 balls and then took 1 for 20 to help Pakitan to register six wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the final of the World Twenty20 Cup at Lord"s on June 21.
Rare articles of the some of the crickets greats have been placed in Lords, which is known to be mother of all cricket stadiums in the world. It includes an sparrow which was killed by a stroke of the bat from Dr Jahangir Khan, father of former Pakistan captain Majid Khan while articles used by Sir Donald Bradman, Brian Lara, Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar.