-Pakistani all-rounder becomes the fourth global superstar to join the UAE T20x Playing Icons roster
DUBAI: Pakistani cricket legend Shahid Afridi on Sunday was announced as the latest Icon Player to join UAE T20x. After receiving a NOC from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Afridi confirmed his involvement in the UAE’s first homegrown international T20 league – which will run from December 19 to January 11.
Afridi becomes the fourth Player Icon to add his name to the UAE T20x roster, following the announcements of Eoin Morgan, David Miller and Andre Russell. Each of the cricketing superstars will now represent one of the five franchise teams set to take part in the league.
Commenting on Afridi’s involvement Salman Sarwar Butt, CEO of UAE T20x said: “Shahid is a stellar addition to our ever-growing roster of players, which will become the most internationally representative of any franchise league in the market.”