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LAHORE: Pakistan’s former T20 captain Shahid Afridi has refused to attend the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) event scheduled on September 14 in Punjab’s capital city.

Afridi conveyed his message during a phone call with PCB Chairman Najam Sethi.

Afridi has already turned down a previous offer for a farewell from the board, citing personal commitments. He was offered a farewell event by Sethi during a meeting in Dubai on April 23.

The “Boom Boom’ all-rounder will be playing the Afghan Cricket League (ACL) from September 11. .

Currently, he is representing Hampshire in the Twenty20 Blast, UK .

Afridi last played for Pakistan in 2016 during the World T20 in India.

In December last year, Afridi had said he already played his last game and wasn’t looking for a farewell anymore.