- Former Pakistani captain Afridi tweeted – I was feeling sick since Thursday, I need prayers
- Two former First Class cricketers Raiz Sheikh (51) and Zafar Sarfaraz (50) died from Corona in Pakistan
Jun 13, 2020, 02:53 PM IST
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has been found to be Corona positive. Afridi gave this information on Saturday. This former all-rounder said in the tweet- I have been feeling sick since Thursday. There is a lot of body pain. I got the test done and unfortunately I am positive. Prayers are needed to get well soon.
Afridi has scored 1716 in 27 Tests and 8064 runs in 398 ODIs. He has 1416 runs in 99 T20s. Afridi has played only 10 matches in the IPL, scoring 81 runs.
Been been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. Been tested and unfortunately attacked covid positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery, InshaAllah # COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome
– Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 13, 2020
Afridi used abusive language against Modi
Recently Afridi came into the limelight when he used vulgar language about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding Kashmir. After this he was reprimanded by Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh.
Corona killed two former first class cricketers in Pakistan
So far two former First Class cricketers Raiz Sheikh (51) and Zafar Sarfaraz (50) have died due to Corona in Pakistan. Apart from these, the Pakistani-origin squash legend Azam Khan (95) has also lost his life. Azam died in England.
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