Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has mentioned that he examined positive for coronavirus on Friday. Afridi turns into the second worldwide cricketer from Pakistan to check positive for the virus after Taufeeq Umar, who examined positive final month.
“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.
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 positive. Need prayers for a speedy restoration, InshaAllah #COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 13, 2020
Pakistan has had over 1,32,000 circumstances of coronavirus thus far, with 2,551 deaths. There has been a fast rise in coronavirus circumstances within the nation over the previous few weeks.
Scotland’s Majid Haq and South Africa’s Solo Nqweni are the opposite cricketers who’ve contracted the coronavirus.
During the preliminary weeks of the coronavirus outbreak, Afridi engaged in social work in Pakistan. He was additionally in controversy final month as a consequence of his remarks on Kashmir and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Following the remarks, Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter to criticise him. Many former and present Indian cricketers additionally spoke in opposition to the previous Pakistan captain on his statements.
The worldwide cricket motion is at present at standstill as a result of outbreak of coronavirus. In Pakistan, the Pakistan Super League (PSL) was suspended forward of its knock-out levels. However, the worldwide motion is ready to return subsequent month with West Indies participating in a three-match Test collection in opposition to England.