Tweeting, Afridi has said, “unfortunately I have a personal emergency to attend to back home. I will return to join back my team at LPL immediately after the situation is handled.”
The Gladiators led by Afridi, have lost all three of its LPL games thus far.
It is reported that vice-captain Bhanuka Rajapaksa will lead the team until Afridi returns.
Galle Gladiators is scheduled to meet table toppers Jaffna Stallions in tomorrow’s first LPL game in Hambantota.