KARACHI: Shahid Afridi, the founder of the Shahid Afridi Foundation and a former Pakistan all-rounder, has announced the launch of the Mega Stars League (MSL), which will take place in September this year.
Shahid, while talking at a press conference alongside legendary cricketers Inzamam ul Haq, Waqar Younus, and Mushtaq Ahmed, unveiled the details about the upcoming league, which will be played in T10 format. According to the star all-rounder, the purpose of the MSL is to financially support the former cricketers, athletes, and sports journalists.
“Mega Star League is an entertaining league, which is scheduled to be played in September in Rawalpindi this year. The core idea behind introducing this league is to financially support the ex-cricketers, athletes, and sports journalists,” he said.
“The MSL will feature six teams, and foreign players will also take part in the upcoming league,” he added.
The star all-rounder further commented about the departmental cricket and claimed that everyone is missing departmental cricket.
“I think everyone is missing the departmental cricket and also whatever the new system be, it should get a chance to stay functional for long,” he concluded.