Eight Pakistan players, including the former captain Shahid Afridi, were reportedly fined for breaching the team curfew ahead of their crucial World Cup opening match against the arch-rivals India in Adelaide. 

The incident happened in Sydney, where their team management claimed that these eight players were late by 45 minutes while returning from dinner with friends. 

A source in Pakistan team told AFP that: 

“Eight of the Pakistan players, which also included former captain Shahid Afridi and opener Ahmed Shehzad, were fined 300 Australian dollars after they came late to their Sydney hotel on Sunday. ” 

Pakistan are placed in the Group B of the 14-team World Cup, which gets underway from February 14th. They will lock horns against India on February 15th.  

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