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Shahid Afridi ‘Sends Off’ Batsman, Apologises About Gesture Later

Shahid Afridi 'Sends Off' Batsman, Apologises About Gesture Later

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Veteran Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi will not be a part of the nationwide squad, however his ardour for the sport is way from over and his performances too have been spectacular within the ongoing Pakistan Super League. Afridi, who seems for the Karachi Kings, helped his staff come away with a 63 run win towards the Multan Sultans by returning with bowling figures of three for 18.

Afridi took one out from the highest drawer as he despatched the big-hitting Kieron Pollard again to the hut, earlier than following it up with the wicket of Saif Badar.

It is the Badar wicket although which noticed the fiery aspect of Afridi as he confirmed the 19-year outdated Pakistani batsman the best way again to the dressing room. In easy phrases, Afridi gave Badar a ‘send-off’

That Afridi is a well-respected man inside Pakistan cricket is not any secret, and after the match he took to social media and displayed precisely why he’s so revered.
After the dismissal, Badar hooked up a video and tweeted expressing his love and respect for the legendary Afridi.

That, will need to have touched a nerve with Afridi as he responded very quickly to the younger batsman and apologized for his impolite gesture.

“I’m sorry what happened that was momentum of the game.. I always support my youngsters .Good luck,” replied Afridi.

Afridi, has not had one of the best event thus far with the bat, however as a bowler, in six matches, he has taken 10 wickets at a strike price of 13.2.

The former Pakistan captain may not be having one of the best of occasions with the bat within the PSL however is unquestionably making a distinction for his staff, Karachi Kings, with the ball. Afridi has one of the best financial system price (5.72) among the many prime 20 wicket-takers within the T20 league this season.

In the match towards Multan Sultans, Afridi bowled a fourth maiden over of his PSL profession which is essentially the most for any bowler within the event’s historical past.

First Published: March 12, 2018, 11:08 AM IST

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