Afridi almost missed flight to Abu Dhabi

November 9th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Karachi, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shahid Afridi almost missed his flight to Abu Dhabi after he was stuck in a massive traffic jam that was caused by indiscriminate firing in one of the city’s main arteries.Afridi, who lives in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal locality, found himself trapped in a traffic jam at Rashid Minhas Road that was blocked by angry dumper drivers. The drivers were protesting after one of their colleagues were fired on this morning by resorting to aerial firing themselves.

The incident caused a massive traffic jam. As his team waited for Afridi at the departure gate of the Jinnah Terminal, the player’s friends barely managed to rush him to the airport just in time to catch the flight to Abu Dhabi where Pakistan will be featuring in a three-match One-day International series against the West Indies from Nov 12 -14.

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