Shahid Afridi apologises to Saif Badar for send-off

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Afridi, who was named Player of the Match for his three-wicket haul, had given the youngster a ‘send-off’ after knocking out his stumps – a gesture that was widely criticised on social media as fans pointed out that the aggressive reaction must have been disheartening for the 19-year old.

SIX! 9.4 Shahid Afridi to Saif BadarWatch ball by ball highlights at https://t.co/0U1go038Vz#MSvKK #HBLPSL #PSL2018 @_cricingif pic.twitter.com/hSLthpVUV2

— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) March 10, 2018Hours after the match, however, Badar posted a video of his dismissal on Twitter with the caption: ‘Still love you Shahid bhai.'

Afridi replied to the tweet with an apology. “I’m sorry what happened that was momentum of the game.. I always support my youngester. Good luck.”

Im sorry what happened that was momentum of the game..I always support my youngester.Good luck

— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 11, 2018Karachi Kings overcame Multan Sultans by 63 runs, with Afridi winning the Player of the Match award for bowling figures of 4-1-18-3.

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