‘Sad to see T20 leagues influencing worldwide cricket,’ says Shahid Afridi on SA gamers leaving for IPL halfway

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has criticised Cricket South Africa (CSA) for permitting their gamers to depart worldwide cricket to take part within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Afridi stated it’s unhappy that T20 leagues are influencing worldwide cricket.

South Africa are presently internet hosting Pakistan for 3 ODIs which concluded on Wednesday and now either side will lock horns within the five-match T20I sequence from Saturday. Pakistan gained the ODI sequence by 2-1 after profitable the ultimate recreation by 28 runs on Wednesday.

In a tweet, Afridi stated, “Surprising to see @OfficialCSA allowing players to travel for IPL in the middle of a series. It is sad to see T20 leagues influencing international cricket. Some rethinking needs to be done!!”Many Proteas gamers together with Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, and Chris Morris weren’t a part of the sequence in opposition to Pakistan because of the IPL.

The 14th version of the IPL will get underway from April 9 as defending champions Mumbai Indians will start their marketing campaign in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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