Former legendary cricketer Shahid Afridi has announced that Pakistan team will have his namesake foundation’s logo featured on their playing kits for the upcoming Test and T20I series against England.
Taking to Twitter, Afridi in response to a tweet from Pak Passion’s Saj Sajid who suggested that the team should have logos of local charity organizations in the event that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) fails to find sponsors.
He broke the news, saying: “We’re delighted that the Shahid Afridi Foundation logo will be featured on Pakistan playing kits since we are charity partners to PCB. Thanking Wasim Khan and the PCB for their continued support & wishing our boys all the very best with the tour.”
We’re delighted that the @SAFoundationN logo will be featured on the Pakistan playing kits, since we are charity partners to @TheRealPCB. Thanking #WasimKhan & the PCB for their continued support & wishing our boys all the very best with the tour #HopeNotOut https://t.co/v8fvodh0iN
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) July 8, 2020
According to sources, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is currently struggling to get a new sponsorship deal for the national team after its last contract with a beverage company expired.
Meanwhile, former PCB chief Khalid Mahmood, urged the Green Shirts to sport the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement logo just like West Indies and England.
England Cricket Board Releases Schedule:
5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford
13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl
21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl
28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford
30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford
1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford