Pakistani veteran star Shahid Afridi is all set to play for Kathmandu Kings XI in the upcoming edition of Everest Premier League(EPL).

The tournament is scheduled to be held from September 25 to October 9.

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Kathmandu Kings XI, in a 'international player reveal' event held in the capital today, announced that Afridi will join the team.

Welcome Mr. Boom Boom, Shahid Afridi to Kathmandu Kings XI and to Nepal...We are all excited to see some sixes and some...

Posted by Kathmandu Kings XI on Monday, July 26, 2021

The former captain of the Pakistani national team, popularly known as 'Boom Boom Afridi' for his massive hits, has scored over 11,000 runs in 27 test matches, 398 ODIs and 99 T20 internationals.

Everest Premier League, a franchise Twenty20 cricket tournament organized by a private group in Nepal run by Aamir Akhtar, is a two-week tournament scheduled at TU Cricket Ground, Kirtipur.

Six teams are participating in this edition of the Everest Premier League.