The 44-year-old will miss the Abu Dhabi-leg due to back injury
Sports – Posted: May 24, 2021 | Last Updated: 4 hours ago
Posted: May 24, 2021 | Last Updated: 4 hours ago
Multan Sultans veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been ruled out of the remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021.
As per Pakistan
Cricket Board’s press release, the 44-year-old will not take part in the Abu
Dhabi-leg after suffering a back injury. He will be replaced by Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa’s left-arm-spinner Asif Afridi.
Afridi was quoted
in the press release where he stated that he felt back pain while training ahead
of the resumption of PSL6.
for the remaining PSL6 matches, I felt lower back pain and had to consult a
doctor,” he said. “Unfortunately I have been advised to rest and can no longer
accompany my team Multan Sultans for the Abu Dhabi-leg. I am disappointed that
I would be sitting out of the tournament, but my best wishes, support and
prayers are with the team to take the trophy.”
In the first-half
of the competition, Afridi represented Sultans in four matches where he managed
to claim two wickets and scored just three runs.