Shahid Afridi return to Pakistan from LPL

Another setback for Galle Gladiators as there captain Shahid Afridi is coming back to Pakistan due to personal emergency.

Afridi announced this via tweet earlier today and showed intention to return back to LPL Sri Lanka 2020 once the situation is under control.

Afridi’s stint in Lanka Premier League 2020 is full of drama with him named captain after Sarfaraz Ahmed was unable to participate in LPL due to international commitments. This doesn’t end here as Afridi miss his initial flight to Sri Lanka and his inclusion in 1st two matches seems difficult.

However Afridi passed the antibody test and his quarantine period shortened and hi not captained the team in first three matches but also lead from the front with his bat when he scored fifty of just 21 balls but his team lost the match.

Galle Gladiators who are currently sitting at the bottom of the points table after 3 losses in 3 games and is the only side yet to register a win in Lanka Premier League 2020.

Stand in captain name is not announced as yet but Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Danushka Gunathilaka can replace Shahid Afridi till his return to LPL 2020.

Updated: December 2, 2020 — 5:11 pm

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