KARACHI, Jun 13 (APP): All-rounder Shahid Afridi has hinted
at change of franchise for the second edition of the Pakistan Super
League (PSL) to be staged in February 2017.
Shahid Afridi revealed this while taking to cricket.com.au in
an exclusive interview.
“I am a professional cricketer and whichever franchise needs me I
am available for it. It is not that I am confined to Peshawar Zalmi
only,” he remarked.
“No doubt that my current team is Peshawar Zalmi but before moving
forward I need to sort out some things with Javed Afridi (owner and chairman of Peshawar Zalmi).
“The purpose of having franchises was not to just play PSL but to
improve the cricket infrastructure in Pakistan and I give credit to
Zalmi for organizing tournaments and camps in Peshawar and other
places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. But there are some things that need to
be sorted, (there is) no big issue otherwise.”
Shahid Afridi played this year’s tournament with Peshawar Zalmi
and he led Peshawar Zalmi to the top of the regular season ladder,
however his team subsequently lost both of their play-off matches.