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PSL 2021: Shahid Afridi Calls PSL “Face Of Pakistan”


Gulmeena HamidWeb Editor

16th Feb, 2021. 06:24 pm
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Former cricketer Shahid Afridi, who is representing Multan Sultans in PSL 6, has promised not to let his fans down.

The sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) is starting on February 20th and all the cricket fans are excited to see the world’s biggest cricket players facing off the city rivalries to the next level.

The 40-year-old cricketer also shared his excitement and said,

“As far as my game and fitness are concerned, I would say that I will not let my fans down.”

Afridi called the PSL a “top league as far as bowling quality is concerned.”

Afridi in his career has played 936 professional cricket games including 398 ODIs, 99 T20Is, and 27 Tests. For his tremendous cricket skills, the player is known by the name “Boom Boom Afridi”.

“I’ve played in various leagues around the world and I can say with full confidence that the standard of bowling in PSL is unmatchable. It offers top-quality bowling attack that you don’t get anywhere else,” he said.

“A lot of foreign cricketers I meet express their desire to play in Pakistan Super League which speaks about its standards; many are still eager to be [a] part of PSL,” Afridi added.

The Multan Sultans player gave credits to PSL for promoting local youngsters and said that many new players are playing for the national side due to PSL.

Afridi termed PSL the “face of Pakistan” and urged everyone to work collectively to make it a successful event.

“This is Pakistan’s brand and this is making Pakistan Cricket reach new heights,” Afridi said about PSL.

“I am very excited about the 6th edition, so are other players. I am sure fans will enjoy top competition in the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League as all the teams look very balanced this time,” he concluded.

Multan Sultans Squad:

Mohammad Rizwan (C), Shahid Afridi, Shaan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, Sohail Tanvir, Chris Lynn, Imran Tahir, Carlos Brathwaite, Khushdil Shah, James Vince, Adam Lyth, Imran Khan Sr., Sohaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Mohammad Umar, Shahnawaz Dhani, Sohail Khan, Usman Qadir.

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