Shaheen Shah Afridi thanks 'Lala' for prayers for his continued success
Left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi on Sunday thanked former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his prayers for continued success on the field.
Shahid, as he wished Shaheen success, was responding to reports that his family and that of Shaheen's have planned that the former skipper's daughter and the fast bowler be engaged in the near future.
The former skipper downplayed news that anything has been finalised, saying that discussions are ongoing.
"Shaheen's family approached my family for my daughter. Both families are in touch, matches are made in heaven, if Allah wills this match will be made too," he said.
"My prayers are with Shaheen for his continued success on and off the field," Afridi added.
Responding to Shahid, Shaheen thanked 'Lala' — as Shahid Afridi is fondly called by the cricketing fraternity as well as fans — for his best wishes for the young bowler.
"Alhumdulillah. Thanks Lala for your prayers. ...
PCB eyes May-June, September window for PSL 6 completion
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s high-ups put their heads together to look out for a window to complete Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6 anytime soon this year.
According to the sources, PCB officials sat in a more than three-hour-long meeting here on Friday to discuss possible options to reschedule the remaining matches of the PSL 6.
May-June and September windows came under consideration to stage the postponed matches of the extravaganza. The PCB is considering only a single venue out of Karachi, Lahore, and Rawalpindi to host the remaining matches.
Moreover, an option to outsource bio-secure bubble arrangements is also under the loight whereas a local hotel will be booked for all franchises.
“Three major windows were discussed to host PSL 6’s remaining matches today in the meeting. The final recommendations will be sent to chairman PCB after which franchise managements will be taken in the loop,” the source shared.
Peshawar zulmi protest over remarks by PCB
Sami-ul-Hasan Burney, Spokesperson of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it is totally wrong to blame the Peshawar Zalmi team for postponing the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
This he said while issuing a statement regarding the sixth edition of PSL and its postponement after the emergence of coronavirus cases.
He said that not a single player or official of Peshawar Zalmi team was tested positive which is clear sign of their commitment towards the spirit of the game and following the SOPs to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Regarding the news of breaching the SOPs by Javed Afridi, Wahab Riaz and Darren Sammy, PCB spokesperson said that they apologized for it and later they isolate themselves but fortunately their tests were negative.
He added that the written apology and medical test of the three individuals, technical committee of the event allowed them to participate in the tournament.