Good news for all the Nepali cricket fans. The upcoming Everest Premier League will witness Pakistan’s former captain Shahid Afridi in action.
Afridi will be playing on behalf of the Kathmandu Kings XI in the T20 tournament scheduled to be held from September 25 to October 9 at the TU International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.
The Pakistani legend will be seen playing alongside local star Sandeep Lamichhane in the nation’s domestic T20 competition.
The Kathmandu Kings-11 management announced the recruitment of all-rounder Afridi during a recent press conference.
“Looking forward to visiting Nepal and playing @eplt20official and for sure will visit some more places I hear have beauty like no other,” tweeted the 46-year-old Afridi. “This will be my first visit to Kathmandu. I am very excited and looking forward to visiting.”
“Welcome on board with Kathmandu Kings XI,” Lamichhane told Afridi in a video message at the launch of the team’s campaign.
“All the boys are really excited to see you here on the field. And I personally know you are going to have a great time during your visit to Nepal. Can’t wait to see you joining the team,” he added.
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