Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL 6

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KARACHI: Shahid Afridi former Pakistan captain and Multan Sultans' player was ruled out of the remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6 tournament on Monday after suffering a back injury during training.

A statement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that Afridi was training in Karachi for the upcoming matches of PSL 6 — due to be played in Abu Dhabi next month — when he experienced pain in his lower back.

Afridi was then examined by a doctor who advised him "complete rest", the statement added. The former captain said he was "heartbroken as I was practicing and training really hard".

He has been replaced by left-arm spinner Asif Afridi, according to the PCB statement.

While expressing disappointment at having to sit out the remaining matches of the league, Afridi said his "best wishes, support and prayers are with the team to take the trophy".

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