Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has expressed a desire for an additional team in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), during a visit of selected areas in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
Speaking during his visit, Afridi said that a Kashmir team should be included in the 6th edition of the PSL.
“I’m deeply humbled by all the love shown to me by people of Kashmir,” said Afridi.
“I hope that there will be a team from Kashmir in next edition of PSL. I also want to play for that team.” he added.
It is to be known that PSL’s Project Executive Shoaib Naveed has stated that there are no plans, currently, about adding another franchise to the country’s premier domestic competition.
While speaking in an exclusive interview with Cricket Pakistan, Naveed said that the final will be taken after assessing the budget for the next PSL.
“We will take this decision after discussing it with franchises and assessing the appetite for additional teams in terms of fan experience and commercial perspective,” Naveed had said in January
“Currently, we have no plans about adding another team in next edition of PSL.” he added.
Afridi has played 2 seasons for the Multan Sultans, who finished top of the table in the inconclusive Season 5.