Karachi, Sept 09 (TNS): Shahid Afridi refused to participate in the upcoming Shapageeza Cricket League in Afghanistan, citing personal reasons.
Afridi was due to play for team SpeenGhar Tigers in the league which is scheduled to start from September 11 in Kabul.
“Very thankful to the Afghan government, ACB officials, Muslimyar and Speenghar Tigers to invite me, but I have had some very urgent family issue come up,” Afridi stated on Twitter.
The former captain added that he looks forward to visiting Afghanistan in the future and support the initiative.
“I support bridging relations via cricket for peace to unite nations,” Afridi added.