Desert Vipers Signed Shaheen Afridi for ILT20 Season 2

Web DeskAugust 14, 2023
Desert Vipers Signed Shaheen Afridi for ILT20 Season 2

Shaheen Shah Afridi, the young and immensely talented Pakistani bowler, has created a buzz by signing up with the Desert Vipers for the highly anticipated second edition of the DP World International League T20 (ILT20). This announcement, made by the franchise, signifies a significant addition to the team’s roster, with Afridi’s reputation as a formidable left-arm pacer preceding him. His track record boasts an impressive 229 wickets in the shortest format of the game, making him a sought-after choice not only in Pakistan but also among cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

The Desert Vipers, having reached the finals in the inaugural ILT20 season, are keen to leverage Afridi’s skills to further solidify their position in the tournament. While the complete squad for ILT20 Season 2 is expected to be unveiled in the coming days, this addition certainly adds to the excitement around the team’s prospects. With the tournament scheduled for January-February 2024, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the action-packed matches.

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Shaheen Afridi’s journey in the cricketing world has been nothing short of remarkable. Since making his T20I debut in 2018, he has made significant strides across formats, earning recognition as the ICC Player of the Year in 2021, an accolade he shares with the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy. Expressing his enthusiasm for this new chapter with the Vipers, Afridi acknowledged the substantial Pakistani cricket fanbase in the UAE and hopes for their unwavering support during the DP World ILT20. His presence undoubtedly adds a new dimension to the team and elevates the excitement surrounding this upcoming tournament.

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