Shahid Afridi recovers from Coronavirus

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on (2 July) Thursday revealed that his wife and two daughters have tested negative for COVID-19 after initially testing positive for the deadly virus.

Afridi took to popular social media platform Twitter to make the revelation and also thanked his followers for their wishes. Afridi also shared a picture of himself, holding his youngest daughter.

His post read: “Alhamdulillah, my wife & daughters, Aqsa & Ansha have re-tested after our previously positive results for #COVID-19, & are now clear. Thanking u all for your continuous well wishes, & may the Almighty bless you and yours. Now back to family time; I’ve missed holding this one.”

In a career spanning over 20 years, Afridi represented Pakistan in 27 Tests, 398 One-day Internationals (ODIs) and 99 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). He scored 8,064 runs in ODIs, 1,716 runs in Tests and 1,416 in the shortest format of the game. The all-rounder finished his career with 395 wickets to his name in the 50-over format in addition to taking 48 and 98 wickets in Tests and T20Is respectively.