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Shahid Afridi named captain of Galle Gladiators

Shahid Afridi

KARACHI: In the absence of the regular skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed, the Galle Gladiators have appointed Shahid Khan Afridi as their captain for this season of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) which will be played from November 26 to December 16 in Hambantota, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa will be the vice captain of the side.

Shahid Khan Afridi will leave for Sri Lanka, from Karachi, on November 23 while the Galle Gladiators will open their campaign on November 27 against Jaffna Stallions.

Galle Gladiators’ squad is as follows:

Shahid Afridi (Captain)

Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Vice-Captain)

Mohammad Amir

Lasith Malinga

Danushka Gunathilaka

Bhanuka Rajapaksa

Akila Dhananjaya

Milinda Siriwardena

Hazratullah Zazai

Ahsaan Ali

Azam Khan

Shehan Jayasuriya

Lakshan Sandakan

Asitha Fernando

Chadwick Walton

Mohammad Shiraz

Nuwan Thushara

Dhananjaya Lakshan

Chanaka Ruwansiri

Sahan Arachchi

Duwindu Tilkaratne

Abdul Nasir

Waqas Maqsood

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