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Afridi shows his support for the Big Bash

Pakistan Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi has become the latest international player to rank Australia's KFC Big Bash better then the Indian Premier League.

Afridi who is playing for the Retravision Warriors believes the tournament in a lot tougher then the IPL "Compared to IPL and all the other Twenty20 tournaments I think this [Big Bash] tournament is very tough" Afridi said.

ď[There is] good cricket and good pitches and I think this is a good preparation for me before playing in the one-dayers against Australia. Definitely if I perform well I will go with good morale so itís very important for me."

"I always enjoy cricket, especially in Australia and India, and I think you can learn a lot of things here when you play with good cricketers on a good track."

"If you perform here it matters a lot, so Iím always keen to perform."

Afridi played his first game for the Warriors on Tuesday night and although he failed with the bat he took four wickets despite ending on the losing side against the West End Redbacks.

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