Pakistan’s popular cricketer Shahid Afridi will play for team ‘Karachi Kings’ in the upcoming season of Pakistan Super League. Known for hitting big shots, Afridi was the part of ‘Peshawar Zalmi’ in previous two editions of PSL. The all rounder cricketer will be representing Karachi Kings in the third season of Pakistan’s domestic cricket league.
Official page of ‘Pakistan Super League’ confirmed the news by posting a tweet on social networking media. “The BLOCKBUSTER Trade of the Year! Karachi Kings clinches Boom Boom Afridi in return for their Gold and Silver pick!”, wrote the official page-handler.
Expressing delight over the involvement of Afridi in the squad of Karachi Kings for PSL 2018, the team’s owner Salman Iqbal said, “Shahid Afridi is the biggest name in Pakistan cricket and we are extremely pleased to have him on board.”
Javed Afridi, who is the owner of Peshawar Zalmi, thanked the right arm batsman for his contribution in the team’s victory in both seasons of the league. Javed said, “Shahid is a world-class player and the entire Peshawar Zalmi family thanks him for his contributions to our team.”
Led by Shahid Afridi, team ‘Peshawar Zalmi’ won the second season of Pakistan Super League in 2017. Official announcement about the start date of forthcoming season of the league is yet to be made by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).