Army Chief Raheel Sharif inaugurates Shahid Afridi Cricket Ground today  


Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif inaugurated “ Shahid Afridi Cricket Ground in Khyber agency on Thursday (Today).

Cricketer Shahid Afridi reached Pakistan from Bangladesh to participate in this inauguration ceremony.

Shahid Afridi attended the inauguration ceremony of the ground on the invitation of Army Chief Raheel Sharif .

The cricket ground in the name of “Shahid Afridi” has been set up by Pakistan army in Khyber Agency in recognition of commendable services rendered by him in the field of cricket .

Afridi represented Pakistan in 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 98 T20Is in a career which spanned over 20 years.

 It is pertinent to mention here that some days before, “Younis khan cricket stadium” was also inaugurated by General Raheel Sharif.
The army chief is currently on his farewell tour of the country as he is set to retire at the end of the month.