Prepare for some exciting cricket as Shaheen Shah Afridi makes his professional cricket comeback after a three-month absence due to a strange leg injury. The tall left-arm fast bowler will captain Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League, which begins on Monday.
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With the comeback of Afridi, the event aims to be interesting, with some top-tier cricket on show. In this article, you can learn more about Afridi’s injury hiatus, his recovery, and what made him and Haris Rauf the best speed-bowling duo in the PSL. Don’t miss out on the action!
Afridi Set to Lead Lahore in the PSL
The Pakistan Super League is due to begin on Monday, and supporters eagerly anticipate the tournament’s debut. This year’s event promises to be intriguing, with numerous significant names competing, including the defending winners, Lahore Qalandars, captained by the fit-again Shaheen Shah Afridi.
After making his professional debut in 2018, Afridi, the towering left-arm fast bowler, has been Pakistan’s bowling stalwart for the previous five years.
But, a knee injury sustained in the final of the T20 World Cup versus England forced him to endure a lengthy and arduous recovery before returning to the PSL.
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Afridi used to study bowling videos on YouTube to remain focused throughout his injury layoff, although he was disappointed to skip international cricket due to injury.
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Comeback in PSL
Afridi’s comeback to international cricket is a significant boost for Lahore, who will defend their PSL crown this year. Last year, Afridi guided Lahore to its first PSL championship in Pakistan’s main domestic Twenty20 event.
Since his appearance in the third season of the PSL in 2018, Afridi has been a dominant force in the competition. He has a knack for taking wickets during the batting powerplay and has claimed 70 wickets since his start. He is presently rated third all-time among PS wicket-takers.
Best Pace Bowling Pair
Afridi and Haris Rauf constitute the finest speed bowling combo in the PSL. Haris is capable of tying down batters in the latter part of innings with his speed and immaculate line and length, making it hard for the opponent to make runs. Lahore is going to be a strong team in the presence of Shaheen.
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Lahore will be a dangerous opponent for other teams in the league, with Afridi at the helm. And fans should expect some thrilling cricket in the upcoming days. The PSL is poised to begin with, a blaze, and supporters are excitedly awaiting the tourney’s start.
This year’s event promises to be interesting, with Afridi guiding the reigning winners, Lahore. The battle between the six teams will be fierce. And spectators can expect to see top-tier cricket in the coming weeks.