Shahid Afridi tests obvious for Covid-19 | – ESPNcricinfo

[File pic] Shahid Afridi is mobbed by his followers in Karachi AFP by process of Getty Photos

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  • ESPNcricinfo team

Ragged Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has tested obvious for Covid-19. Afridi, 40, revealed on Twitter on Saturday that he had been experiencing severe body ache for a pair of days, and that the tests had attain out obvious.

I’ve been feeling ill since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and sadly I’m covid obvious. Need prayers for a rapid restoration, InshaAllah #COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome

— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 13, 2020

Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan chief selector and head coach, sent all the scheme by scheme of his simplest needs to his damaged-down team-mate, suggesting that he had diminished in dimension the virus while he modified into conducting his charitable work.

“My prayers are with him,” Misbah mentioned. “All well needs are with him that he will get out of this soon.

“I mediate he modified into doing deal of work within the home of Balochistan and the northern areas moral to relief the of us. At some stage within the Covid scenario he modified into serving to the dreadful and doing a extremely moral job. Successfully needs are with him to recover soon.”

Since the Covid-19 outbreak, Afridi has travelled widely to a ways-off formulation of the nation to give necessities to the underprivileged as share of his charity, the Shahid Afridi Foundation. Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had been broadly the areas of point of curiosity for his relief work, and that enthusiastic handing over ration from home to home. At some stage within the work, Afridi came in close contact with the beneficiaries, who most continuously confirmed their gratitude by hugging and kissing the damaged-down allrounder.

Afridi had earlier additionally purchased the bat attach apart up for public sale by Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim, to elevate funds within the strive in opposition to in opposition to the pandemic.

Afridi modified into the third cricketer from Pakistan, and the 2d world after damaged-down opener Taufeeq Umar, to luxuriate in diminished in dimension the virus. Zafar Sarfraz, the damaged-down first class cricketer who died of the disease, modified into basically the most important.

Afridi, who give up world cricket in 2017, continues to ply his alternate in home T20 leagues.

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