Retired international <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Shahid-Afridi/news/">Shahid Afridi</a> turned back the clock with a whirlwind innings of 81 off just 40 balls in Match 6 of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/global-t20-canada-2019">Global T20 Canada league </a>for Brampton Wolves against Edmonton Royals on Monday. <p></p> <p></p>Walking in to bat at No.5, the former Pakistan international clubbed ten fours and five sixes en route to an explosive innings that helped his team to a big total of 207/5. Afridi, 39, remained unbeaten with a strike-rate of 202.50. <p></p> <p></p>After Brampton were off to a good start with opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Lendl-Simmons">Lendl Simmons</a> hitting 59 off 34 balls and they stumbled in the middle and found themselves at 139/4 in the 15th over. <strong>ALSO READ: <a title="Global T20 Canada 2019: Yuvraj, Manpreet star in Toronto Nationals first win" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/global-t20-canada-2019-yuvraj-manpreet-star-in-toronto-nationals-first-win-872884">Global T20 Canada 2019: Yuvraj, Manpreet star in Toronto Nationals first win</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>But Afridi, who came in to bat in the 11th over, took over as Brampton ransacked 68 runs in the last 35 balls. <p></p> <p></p>https://twitter.com/GT20Canada/status/1155712053191086081 <p></p> <p></p>With the ball, Afridi was a touch expensive but returned one wicket in his four overs, giving away 31 runs. Edmonton managed 180/9 with Jimmy Neesham, scoring 33 of 18 and Richie Berrington making 28 off 17, Handy contributions from skipper Faf du Plessis (21), Shahdab Khan (27), Sufiyan Sharif (18*) and Kyle Phillip were not enough for Edmonton to avoid defeat. <p></p> <p></p>For Edmonton, Shahdab impressed with the ball as well claiming 3/34 in his four overs, while Ben Cutting returned 2/33 in his four. <p></p> <p></p>A day earlier, Captain Yuvraj Singh and Manpreet Gony starred in a high-scoring encounter as Toronto Nationals recorded their first win of the ongoing Global T20 Canada 2019, beating Edmonton Royals by two wickets. <p></p> <p></p>Toronto chased down 192 in 17.5 overs thanks to Heinrich Klaasen (45 off 39), Yuvraj (35 off 21) and a quickfire 33 off 12 from Gony at CAA Centre in Ontario on Saturday.