Afridi fetches $150,000 in Caribbean Premier League auction

Malik, Akmal and Tanvir also picked up from a pool of 200 players for Caribbean Premier League 2015


Web Desk February 06, 2015
PHOTO: AFP

All-rounder Shahid Afridi was the most expensive of Pakistani stars sold at the inaugural auction for the new Caribbean Premier League 2015 on Friday as he fetched $150,000.

A total of 66 players were picked up from a pool of 200 during the Caribbean Premier League draft for the 2015 edition of the tournament. The former captain was among the ones chosen by six different franchises and was bought by St Kitts-Nevis.

Other Pakistani players bought include Shoaib Malik at $100,000 by Barbados Tridents, Sohail Tanvir at $80,000 by St Kitts-Nevis and Kamran Akmal at $30,000 by Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel.

Mahela Jayawardene, Lasith Malinga, Jacques Kallis and Ross Taylor are also some of the big international names chosen for the league.

COMMENTS (14)

usman | 6 years ago | Reply @shankar bhai, no sour grapes. i am happy he did not go to IPL. adaab.
indian | 6 years ago | Reply

$150000/- ... Peanuts compared to IPL.

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