Shahid khan Afridi rejected the offer of $700,000 by Bangladesh premier league saying
"unfortunately the dates of Bangladesh premier league clash with Pakistan series against England.So,i have decided to opt out of Bangladesh premier league as national duty is more important to me"
Shahid khan Afridi is now a days playing big Bash T20 tournament in Australia.
Bangladesh premier league is beginning from Feb 9 to 28 and on the other hand Pakistan vs England limited over series starts on 11 Feb in UAE.
"I am waiting for the series against England so it was not a difficult choice for me,i am always ready to play league matches if not required for the national duty"
Said Shahid Khan Afridi.Other players bought by Dhaka Gladiators were Saeed Ajmal, Rana Naveed, and Imran Nazir for $100,000.
Sohail Tanveer,Kamran Akmal,Abdul Razzak,Muhammad Sammi,Fawad Alam,Muhammad Sammi,Qaiser Abbas,Faisal Iqbal are also included in other teams.