Master blaster and the former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi has tested positive for COVID-19. Shahid Afridi revealed this news to fans via his official Twitter account by expressing that he has been experiencing body pain for the past three days, and after going to lab for test, it was revealed that he has contracted coronavirus.
“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 #COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome”.
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 #COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 13, 2020
Shahid Khan Afridi is the third Pakistani cricketer who caught the virus. Before Afridi, the former Pakistani left arm opener Taufeeq Umer also tested positive for coronavirus and Zafar Sarfraz a former first class cricketer who sadly died because of coronavirus.
Shahid Afridi quit international cricket back in 2017 but continuously plays in domestic T20 leagues. He is also very active with his charity Shahid Afridi Foundation and put himself at risk to help poor and underprivileged people during the coronavirus lockdown in Pakistan.
The news saddened his fans, his fellow cricketers and people from all over the world poured in to express their well wishes for Boom Boom Afridi.
Really Sad to hear that you tested positive for Covid Lala @SAfridiOfficial . May the Almighty give you full health and a speedy recovery , Prayers are with you my brother 💕🤲🏼— Saqlain Mushtaq (@Saqlain_Mushtaq) June 13, 2020
Wishing @SAfridiOfficial bhai a speedy recovery. He has been on the forefront all through this pandemic to help the poor, without caring about himself. Allah will surely get him out of this stronger inshaAllah. Wishing everyone Shifa from this #COVID__19— Umar Gul (@mdk_gul) June 13, 2020
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