Former national team captain Shahid Khan Afridi has demanded the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to include Kashmir in the Pakistan Super League next season.
Shahid Afridi is currently visiting different parts of the country for the work of his charity organization Shahid Afridi Foundation and to help the poor and he also visited Azad Kashmir.
“I am grateful for the response of the people in Bagh and amazed at the courage of the Kashmiris. It is an honor for the Shahid Afridi Foundation to serve them,” he said in a message on social networking site Twitter.
Earlier, while addressing the people in Bagh during his visit to Azad Kashmir, he demanded from the board that the next team in the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) should be named after Kashmir.
“I want to lead the Kashmir franchise in my last season in the Pakistan Super League,” he said.
Humbled by the response in Bagh and amazed at the resilience of Kashmiris. It’s an honor for @SAFoundationN to serve these people. Efforts of local administration in containing COVID 19 are remarkable.#DonateKaroNa #HopeNotOut pic.twitter.com/1uCQp2dvYP
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) May 16, 2020
Shahid Afridi said, “I request the PCB that whatever the next franchise is, it should be in the name of Kashmir and I am ready to be its captain from now on.”
On the occasion, he termed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a disease bigger than corona virus and said that Modi government was suffering from the disease of religion and was oppressing the people of occupied Kashmir in the name of religion.
Boom Boom Afridi said that India has to account for all its atrocities in this world and in the hereafter and the self-proclaimed brave Indian Prime Minister Modi is a coward who has amassed more than 700,000 troops in small Kashmir.
In his address, Shahid Afridi, who has the honor of representing Pakistan in 398 ODIs, 99 T20s and 27 Tests, greeted the people of Occupied Kashmir and the Pakistan Army for their struggle.
The former captain of the national team also slammed the United Nations for playing the role of a silent spectator, saying that he still did not understand why the United Nations was formed, adding that the United Nations should see for itself who was wronged. doing.
On this occasion, the former captain of the national team also expressed his desire to live in Kashmir and said that if Kashmiris give me land, I will build my house here.
This is not the first time that Shahid Afridi has raised his voice in favor of occupied Kashmir and the Kashmiri people, but he has already raised his voice for the right of Kashmiris to self-determination.
On August 5 last year, Shahid Afridi strongly condemned India’s move to abolish special status for occupied Kashmir, saying that Kashmiris should be given their due rights under UN resolutions, like all of us. They should have the right to freedom.
The former captain had asked why the UN was finally formed and why it was sleeping. The ongoing unprovoked aggression and crimes against humanity in Kashmir should be taken note of and US President Donald Trump should play the role of mediator in this regard