Shahid Afridi's T20 Charity Match Postponed Due to Stadium Renovation

Shahid Afridi planned the charity match in which Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and former cricketer Imran Khan are expected to participate. Renovation at Gadaffi Stadium though has pushed back the match.

updated: July 16, 2014 14:36 IST
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Shahid Afridi has launched his charity foundation which will focus on mothers and internal refugees.


The Twenty20 charity match planned by Pakistan's flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi to raise funds for the displaced people of North Waziristan, has been postponed.

"The match will now take place after the tour to Sri Lanka and the good thing is that Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and former captain turned politician, Imran Khan had both confirmed their participation for the match," Afridi said.

Many sports enthusiasts and political analysts have been looking forward to seeing Imran and Sharif, the fierce political rivals, play in the match.

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