In the Lanka Premier League, starting on 27 November, Galle Gladiators captain Shahid Afridi could not leave for Sri Lanka on Monday due to a flight miss. Afridi himself informed about it by tweeting. In such a situation, suspense has now arisen for Galle to play in the first match.
Afridi tweeted that I missed my Colombo flight this morning. nothing to worry about. I am soon reaching to be a part of LPL.
According to the news agency, whenever he reaches Sri Lanka, he will have to follow the Quarantine rules. In such a situation, they can miss the league’s opening match. In his absence, Bhanuka Rajapaksa will captain the team. Galle’s first match will be against the Jaffna Stallions on 27 November.
Afridi, who played for Multan Sultan in PSL, has played 27 Tests, 398 One-Day and 99 T20 matches for Pakistan. The former Pakistan captain was recently seen playing in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) play-off in Karachi. For Multan Sultan he had taken 3 wickets in 2 matches and scored 12 runs.
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