Afridi ended up with figures of 4/29 from in his quota of four overs. Despite his heroics, Birmingham Bears edged Nottinghamshire Outlaws by two wickets.
The former Pakistan captain said the BCCI is flexing its muscles because it has made itself 'that strong'.
An exhibition match of the Pakistan Super League at the Nawab Akbar Bugti Stadium, Quetta, was halted for some time following an explosion in the Police Lines area, which left five people injured.
Several Pakistan cricketers, including captain Babar Azam, attended the function.
The tournament will be held in February and March in Qatari capital Doha.
Afridi's appointment comes in the build-up to New Zealand's two-Test tour of Pakistan, beginning on Monday.
The Pakistan Cricket Board said a scan on Monday had confirmed there was no signs of injury and Afridi's discomfort was likely 'due to a forced knee flexion'.
Afridi said that Shaheen's family had made a formal approach asking for his daughter's hand in marriage.
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The left-handed batsman now has 328 international sixes to his name. As captain, he has hit 212 sixes and has gone past Dhoni's tally of 211.