ISLAMABAD – Captain of Pakistan T20 team Shahid Afridi wished that Pakistan Super League (PSL) should be held in Pakistan, Thenewstibe.com learnt from Espncricinfo.com.
Boom Boom Afridi said that PSL should be held in country with or without overseas players. He said that it will look great if cricket grounds of Pakistan filled with crowd.
“It would be great if PSL could have been held in Pakistan,” Afridi said. “As we were talking about the revival of cricket in Pakistan after the Zimbabwe tour to Pakistan, we started to hope that cricket would continue to be played here. Our cricket should be played within our own territory. It looks good if our grounds get revived, filled with crowds and our own players get the maximum benefit out of it.”
Earlier, Australian right handed batsman Brad Hodge contacted Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to play first edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Hodge is presently playing both as a batsman and assistant coach for Adelaide Strikers in Big Bash League (BBL). He has played for Guyana this year in Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Twenty 20 International maestro of West Indies Chris Gayle has joined the list of superstars who have given a nod to play next year’s PSL in Doha, Qatar.