According to the reports, one of the former all-rounder from Pakistan Shahid Afridi has pointed out to the Sindh Government on an issue. The former all-rounder had a wish of setting up a cricket academy in the regions of Karachi. In this regard, he had tried to consult this matter with the Sindh Government earlier. However, the wish had been abandoned as he hadn’t received any response from the side of Government, where as the Government’s help was required.
Shahid Afridi had shared his future plans with a senior journalist named Hamid Mir while he had appeared in the Peace Cup match organised by the Pakistan Army, PCB and Peshawar Zalmi in the regions of North Waziristan. Later, the cricketer had been asked on the point of response behalf of the government to his request. Shahid Afridi remarked that the provincial government might not be interested in the move. He also remarked that he had requested the Sindh Government for setting up a cricket academy. However, he never received any response behalf of the Sindh government. He kept a hidden dream of building an academy where different subjects like mathematics, English would be taught alongside with Cricket.
He also stated that he intends to elect up to 50 to 60 youngsters from the nation and train them in his academy. It would be a great idea of providing education along with Cricket training. The journalist has tweeted regarding the matter mentioning the names of Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PPP Chairman that “@SAfridiOfficial need some attention from Sindh Govt @BBhuttoZardari @MuradAliShahCM,”.