Afridi pulls out of South Africa’s domestic T20 tournament

Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi is not going to participate in South Africa`s domestic T20 cricket league this season, as per reports. According to The Express Tribune, Afridi, who’s presently representing Pakistan in the series against Sri Lanka in the UAE, desires to spend time with his family members.


The ex- national skipper is among the most popular players in the shortest version of the sport and he became the 1st player to make 1000 runs and take 50 wickets in the format during the on-going T20 series against Sri Lanka, the report said. He was set to represent the Knights in South Africa’s domestic T20 league, the report added.

With only all-rounder Sohail Tanvir and off-spinner Saeed Ajmal making up the contingent, Cricket South Africa is keen to invite more Pakistan cricketers in the premier event after reaching an earlier understanding with the PCB, the report further said.

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