PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars Shaheen Afridi eyes PSL’s ‘purple cap’

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PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars Shaheen Afridi eyes PSL’s ‘purple cap’- Ahead of the upcoming sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League, Lahore Qalandars pace spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi has said that he has set his eyes to become the ‘purple cap’ holder and guide his team to its maiden PSL title. In an interview to local media, Afridi said that he is confident of a good season with better results.

Lahore Qalandars had lost the final to Karachi Kings by five wickets in PSL 5 final.

“We played the final last year. This time we are confident of not only playing but also winning the final,” said the newly-appointed vice-captain of Qalandars.

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Afridi, 20, was the leading wicket-taker of last PSL season, taking 17 wickets.

With the addition of Rashid Khan, the team has become stronger than before. They are hopeful of producing better results in PSL 2021.

Shaheen Afridi is excited to play in the presence of the crowds.

“Fans have always been our strength, I request them to continue supporting us and we will continue to provide them cheerful moments throughout the tournament,” Geo TV quoted Shaheen as saying.

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Lahore Qalandars PSL 2021 squad

Ben Dunk, David Wiese, Dilbar Hussain, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sohail Akhtar, Rashid Khan, Joe Denly, Samit Patel, Tom Abell, Zeeshan Ashraf, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Faizan, Maaz Khan, Zaid Alam, Ahmed Danyal

Lahore Qalandars PSL 2021 Fixtures:

February 21 – Peshawar Zalmi,

February 22 – Quetta Gladiators,

February 26 – Multan Sultans,

February 28 – Karachi Kings,

March 3 – Islamabad United,

March 6 – Peshawar Zalmi,

March 11 – Quetta Gladiators,

March 12 – Islamabad United,

March 14 – Karachi Kings,

March 16 – Multan Sultans

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