Shaheen Shah Afridi has been named the captain of Lahore Qalandars ahead of the 2022 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
The left-arm speedster replaces Sohail Akhtar, who led the franchise in the previous edition of the competition. Atif Rana, CEO of the franchise, confirmed the developments on Monday in a press conference.
CEO Lahore Qalandars Atif Rana said that the star fast bowler will lead the team in PSL 2022.
Taking to Twitter, Shaheen showcased his gratitude for the appointment.
“What a humbling journey, Alhumdulillah! It’s a huge honor to captain the Qalandars – the most popular franchise of the PSL,” he wrote.
Shaheen also thanked the franchise management for the opportunity, he is hopeful for winning the first title for the Qalandars