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PSL is our identity, says Afridi

Updated February 20, 2019

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The Multan Sultans representative urges fans to come out in big numbers to watch PSL matches. ─ AP/File
The Multan Sultans representative urges fans to come out in big numbers to watch PSL matches. ─ AP/File

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi termed the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as the country’s cricketing identity and saying the national team benefits from the league.

In a press release issued on Tuesday, the veteran cricketer said the talent in Pakistan’s Twenty20 and One-day International teams has groomed courtesy PSL.

Afridi, who is representing Multan Sultans in the on-going edition, urged fans to come in numbers at the venues to watch PSL matches.

“I want crowds to come in big numbers and the Pak­istan Cricket Board must also chalk out a plan to bring more and more people to the PSL matches,” he said.

Afridi said the matches in Karachi and Lahore will be full-houses and the players enjoy the game when the grounds are packed with crowd.

“I can see three to four players who can make a place in the national team from this year’s PSL,” said the all-rounder.

Published in Dawn, February 20th, 2019