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PSL 2017: Shahid Afridi To Miss The Final Due To Hand Injury 

PSL 2017: Shahid Afridi To Miss The Final Due To Hand Injury

Shahid Afridi, who recently announced hs retirement from international cricket, has been ruled out of the final of the Pakistan Super League due to a hand injury. Afridi injured his right hand when he attempted a catch of Kieron pollard and received a total of 12 stitches.

Afridi was quite upset to miss the opportunity to play in the final of the PSL in front of home crowd in Lahore. He sent out a video message to his fans who expected him to play the final of the league,

“Pakistan Super League was a big challenge for me, especially after the T20 World Cup where I thought I was not able to deliver the kind of performances expected of me by my fans. I am hopeful that my fans have liked my performances in the PSL this season.

“I really wanted to play the PSL final in Lahore, in front of my own people but there are certain things which are beyond our own control. The doctors have advised me ten days of rest. But, whatever cricket is left in me is all for my fans,” he said.

Afridi had scored a total of 177 runs in eight innings till now and him being ruled out as a big blow for Peshawar Zalmi, who will be taking on Quetta Gladiators in the final of the league in Lahore.Meanwhile, Darren Sammy, part of Peshawar Zalmi has agreed to tour Lahore for the final of the PSL, which has come as a relief to this team.

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