Shahid Afridi feels ‘wonderful’ in Muzaffarabad


Muzaffarabad – August 4 (Online): Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Khan Afridi has arrived in Muzaffarabad – the venue for the Kashmir Premier League 2021.
The cricketing superstar, who is a brand ambassador for the KPL event, announced his arrival on social media. Taking to Instagram, the 44-year-old player, who is commonly known as Boom Boom Afridi, shared some photos after arriving in the scenic city.
“Beautiful Muzaffarabad! Wonderful to be here for the KPL,” Afridi captioned the post. “It is an ideal opportunity for youngsters in Kashmir to showcase their talent at a big stage,” he wrote.
The first edition of the KPL is all set to begin on August 6 in Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir. The premier cricketing event will continue for ten days.
The league will have six franchises contesting for the prestigious trophy in 18 matches till August 17. The franchises are Rawalakot Hawks, Kotli Lions, Mirpur Royals, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, and Bagh Stallions.