HBL PSL5: Afridi throws weight behind Masood as Sultans’ captain


akistan’s former hard-hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi, in a press conference on Monday, threw weight behind batsman Shan Masood as the captain of the Multan Sultans franchise in the upcoming edition of the Habib Bank Limited (HBL) Pakistan Super League (PSL).

The former Pakistan captain revealed that the Multan Sultans team was expecting great results under the new captain.

“Shan Masood is in great form. I hope that he can perform well as captain of the franchise. We are expecting great results under Shan Masood. My full support is with him,” said Afridi.

The 45-year-old also stated that the HBL PSL was providing Pakistan with its future stars while vowing to perform to the best of his capabilities during the upcoming event.

“PSL is giving Pakistan its future stars. I am enjoying my cricket. The combination for Multan Sultans is very good. The team has many skillful players. I have never thought about mentorship. As a player I have many responsibilities. The captain and coach have high expectations from me. I will try to perform to the best of my capabilities in the PSL,” he concluded.

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