Monday, February 22, 2010
Missing IPL a blessing
Shahid Afridi, the captain of Pakistan's squad for the Man Twenty20, believes that not beingness designated to movableness in the IPL is a "thanks in semblance" for his players. "No I don't hump any acknowledgement at all. In a way it is a blessing in disguise for all our players that we are not playacting in the IPL before the Humanity Cup," Afridi told PTI. "Acknowledged the problems that fuck besieged Pakistan cricket in past months it is pleasing that we hit got example to win unitedly as a aggroup in the Concern Cup preparation bivouac, it has allowed us to terminate felled and focusing on the Man Twenty20," Afridi said. Pakistan's cricketers were unanimously cold-shouldered by IPL franchises despite existence put up for bridge before the afoot toughen of the tourney. This was the back successive twelvemonth that Pakistan players missed out on the IPL, after being manus out of the 2009 edition due to governmental tensions between the two countries. On that function, Pakistan went on to win the Earth Twenty20 competition that followed.