“I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately I’m covid positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery, InshaAllah,” Afridi introduced on Twitter.
The 40-year-old Afridi performed for Pakistan between 1998 and 2018, that includes in 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 99 T20 Internationals.
I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my physique had been aching badly. I’ve been examined and sadly I’m covid constructive. Need prayers for a speedy restoration, InshaAllah #COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 13, 2020
Afridi is the third Pakistan cricketer to check constructive for COVID-19 after Taufeeq Umar and Zafar Sarfaraz.
However, Umar has recovered from coronavirus after going right into a 14-day self-isolation at house. The former Pakistan opener examined constructive final month. His second check after 14 days unfavorable within the first week of June.
Scotland’s Majid Haq and South Africa’s Solo Nqweni are the opposite cricketers to have contracted the virus.
Afridi has been quite a lot of doing social work through the COVID-19 pandemic by way of ‘Shahid Afridi Foundation’. He additionally requested Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh to tweet movies urging folks to donate to his basis.
He confronted flak for his feedback on India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout his go to to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK). Yuvraj, Harbhajan slammed Afridi for his derogatory feedback,
Initially each Yuvraj and Harvhajan had backed Afridi’s social work for COVID-19 victims for which they even needed to face Twitter backlash.
But with Afridi coaching weapons on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, each the Indian cricketers have been on the defensive.
Afridi’s cricket profession had been marred by a spate of controversies and just lately his former team-mate Danish Kaneria accused him of spoiling his profession.
With 98 scalps, Afridi was the main wicket-taker in Twenty20 Internationals earlier than he was surpassed by Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga just lately.
He has been invloved in lots of spats with former Indian opener and present lawmaker Gautam Gambhir with Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis just lately urging his compatriot to behave sensibly and put an finish to their long-running acrimonious social media exchanges.
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