Breaking News! Pakistan Star Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is finally ready to join the Pakistan Cricket team in T20 World Cup. Shaheen will make his come back to Pakistan Cricket after three months. Previously Afridi faced a leg injury during the 2nd Test of the Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2022 at Galle. He was immediately replaced by another player and put to rest. Shaheen Also missed Asia Cup 2022, Pakistan vs England 2022, T20 series, and New Zealand Tri Series due to his leg injury. There were talks going on about whether he will be available to Pakistan in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022.
However, News is coming that Shaheen Shah Afridi has finally recovered from his leg injury and he will join the Pakistan Cricket team on 15th October as scheduled. Shaheen Will be available to Pakistan cricket for the 17th October and 19th November Warm up games.
While speaking to the press about his comeback Shaheen Afridi said
“I am super excited at the prospects of rejoining the national side for the T20 World Cup and playing my part in our Australia campaign. It has been a difficult period for me to be miles away from the game and the team I love the most, and not be part of some grueling and exciting matches.
“I have been bowling six to eight overs trouble-free for the past 10 days with full run-up and pace. While I have enjoyed bowling and batting in the nets, nothing can replace the feel of the match environment and I can’t wait to be in that setting.
“It has been a rigorous and challenging rehabilitation programme, but I have thoroughly enjoyed it. To be honest, I am feeling fitter than ever before and can’t wait to wear the playing kit and fire a few thunderbolts.
“I want to thank the PCB Medical Advisory Committee as well as the Crystal Palace F.C. for allowing me to use their outstanding facilities and looking after me so well during the rehabilitation programme.”
Apart from it Pakistan Star Batsman Fakhar Zaman who has been put on stand by will also travel to Australia with Shaheen Afridi. This a good news for the Pakistan cricket fans who were eagerly waiting for Shaheen Shah Afridi and Fakhar Zaman to join the Pakistan Team squad for the T20 world cup 2022.
Alhamdulillah, there is ease after every hardship.
Prayers requested. Can't wait to get started. ?? https://t.co/rZkwT7MupH
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) October 11, 2022