LPL 2020 – Shahid Afridi misses flight to Colombo
Former captain of the national cricket team and captain of the Sri Lankan Premier League franchise Gal Gladiators Shahid Afridi missed a flight to Sri Lanka.
Due to a flight miss, Shahid Afridi will not be able to participate in 2 matches of the Lanka Premier League.
Shahid Afridi’s Tweet
“I missed the flight to Sri Lanka, but there is nothing to worry about. I will lead my team in the Sri Lankan Premier League soon,” Shahid Afridi said in a social media message. Will
He also said that he would soon reach Sri Lanka and join his team.
Shahid Afridi will have to spend 3 days in quarantine after arriving in Sri Lanka.
It may be recalled that Shahid Afridi, the former captain of the national cricket team in the Sri Lankan Premier League, was appointed as the captain of the franchise Gladiators.
Captain of Galle Gladiators
Shahid Afridi has been named captain of the team by the Gladiators while Sri Lankan batsman Bhanuka Raja Pakse will be his vice-captain.
The Sri Lankan Premier League kicks off on November 27, with the Gal Gladiators’ first match being against Jaffna Stallions.
The 5 teams in the event include:
- Colombo Kings,
- Dambulla Hawks,
- Gale Gladiators,
- Jaffna Stallions, and
- Candy Tuskers.