Star “all-rounder” Shahid Afridi to miss CPL due to knee rehab


Islamabad, August 8 (TNS):  Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shahid Afridi will miss the sixth edition of Caribbean Premier League due to knee rehabilitation after suffering injury.

Former Pakistani skipper, Afridi was picked by Jamaica Tallawahs for the sixth season of the CPL, along with his Pakistan and Karachi Kings teammate Imad Wasim.

However, Boom Boom took to Twitter and announced that he will miss this year’s CPL due knee rehab.

Afridi further wrote in the tweet that he will cheer for his team and showed confidence over his teammate that he will fill the void.


Apart from the superstar all-rounder, Pakistan’s budding spinner Shadab Khan will represent the defending champions, Trinbago Knight Riders in the tournament.

The experienced all-rounder Shoaib Malik and T20 specialist Sohail Tanvir will play for Guyana Amazon Warriors. Whereas, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees and Hussain Talat will be seen in St. Lucia Stars colours.

The pace trio of Pakistan, Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Irfan will run and bowl for Barbados Tridents during the tournament.



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