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My daughters forbidden to play outdoor sports: Afridi

IANS  |  Karachi 

Former all-rounder has said he refuses to let his daughters play any outdoor

In his latest autobiography titled "Game Changer", the former -- who is father to four daughters named Ansha, Ajwa, and -- said his stance was motivated by "social and religious reasons", adding that feminists can say whatever they want about his decision.

"The feminists can say whatever they want about my decision," The Express Tribune quoted as saying in his autobiography.

noted that his daughters were "great at sports" but he would only permit indoor games.

"and are the youngest and love to play dress-up. They have my permission to play any sport, as long as they're indoors. No, not for my girls. They have permission to play all the indoor games they want, but my daughters are not going to be competing in public sporting activities," he added.

Afridi's autobiography has already been creating headlines, be it because of his views on Kashmir, age revelation, criticism of other Pakistani players or his claim to be aware of misconduct during the 2010 spot-fixing scandal.



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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 10:52 IST