Up to date: April 6, 2018 five:40:37 am
Recent from his stint with Karachi Kings within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL), former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi allegedly boasted that he wouldn’t play within the Indian Premier League despite the fact that invited to play for any of its 8 groups.
The claims had been reported by means of Saj Sadiq, the editor of pakistanpassion.internet. In a tweet to his 89 thousand Twitter fans, Sadiq quoted Afridi as pronouncing that he has been playing his time on the PSL and the league would overtake IPL at some point.
“Although they name me, I gained’t cross to the IPL. My PSL is the largest and there shall be a time that it leaves the IPL at the back of. I’m playing the PSL, I don’t have any want for the IPL. I’m now not fascinated by it and not was once,” Afridi was once quoted as pronouncing.
Shahid Afridi “Although they name me, I gained’t cross to the IPL. My PSL is the largest and there shall be a time that it leaves the IPL at the back of. I’m playing the PSL, I don’t have any want for the IPL. I’m now not fascinated by it and not was once” #Cricket
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) 4 April 2018
Unusually, Afridi had previous hailed the Indian Premier League and was once himself a part of the Deccan Chargers franchise within the inaugural version of the league.
“Even though I performed simply as soon as within the IPL however it’s simply the largest league you’ll be able to play in and I loved my enjoy. The IPL is obviously the most productive organised international league and it was once a wholly other enjoy enjoying in it,” Afridi had stated previous.
Lately, Afridi courted controversy for his feedback on Kashmir.
“Appalling and worrisome scenario ongoing within the Indian Occupied Kashmir.Innocents being shot down by means of oppressive regime to clamp voice of self-determination & independence. Surprise the place is the @UN & different int our bodies & why aren’t they making efforts to forestall this bloodshed?” Afridi had stated in a tweet.
He was once criticised by means of a number of Indian cricket gamers, together with Indian cricket crew captain Virat Kohli.
Talking at the backlash his tweet has won, Afridi was once quoted by means of Sadiq as pronouncing, “I’m now not nervous concerning the reaction to my tweet from some. I imagine I spoke the reality and I’ve the correct to talk the reality.”
Afridi additionally stated he would have develop into a soldier had he now not taken up cricket. “I’m a soldier of my nation. My nation is my honour and Pakistan is the whole thing for me,” he was once quoted as pronouncing.
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