On June 13th Saturday, Pakistan’s former skipper and one of the greatest all-rounder of all time in the history of cricket, Shahid Afridi confirmed via a tweet that he has tested for COVID19 and the result is positive.
Former skipper of Pakistan cricket team tweeted on Saturday that he is feeling unwell since Thursday, He said that my body is aching badly so he decided to test for COVID19 & unfortunately the test is positive.
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
Former skipper and all-rounder of Pakistan cricket team asked for his speedy recovery. Shahid Afridi arguably once of the most loved and famous cricketer of Pakistan. He has millions of fans not only in Pakistan but all over the world.
The former all-rounder was on the ground in remote areas of Pakistan to help and provide the necessities to those who are suffering due to the global pandemic. Afridi has distributed ration & other necessities to approximately 32000 families in Pakistan in the past 67 days.
Due to his charity work, people love him and shower love on him wherever he goes. He put his life at risk in helping others and met them and come in close contact to the other which ultimately made him a COVID19 victim.
As soon as, Shahid Afridi broke this bad news on his Twitter account it became breaking news in the world media. People and fans were quick to respond to his tweet.
Pakistan’s Fast Bowler, Wahab Riaz, his message was short but not less by any means, he tweeted;
Get well soon Shahid Bhai.
— Wahab Riaz (@WahabViki) June 13, 2020
Cricket presenter Zainab Abbas was also quick to respond to this shocking news, she offered her best wishes for the all-rounder, She wrote;
Get well soon Lala!
— zainab abbas (@ZAbbasOfficial) June 13, 2020
Sohail Tanveer another fellow cricketer and all-rounder extend his best wishes for Lala, He offered his prayers for him and wished him for a speedy recovery. He tweeted;
Wish you speedy recovery Lala,get well soon …
— Sohail Tanveer (@sohailmalik614) June 13, 2020
Newscaster and anchor Najia Ashar also offered her prayer for his speedy recovery, She expressed her feelings in these words;
Prayers for your complete and swift recovery!
— Najia Ashar (@najiaashar) June 13, 2020
Cricket keeper batsman Kamran Akmal, who also been a great friend of Shahid Lala and he knows how good the fighter he is. He wrote;
In shaa Allah you will be fine soon Ameen.prayers are for your long healthy life.Get well soon
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) June 13, 2020
His long-lasting friend and the owner of Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi acknowledge and praises his efforts as well as others who are the front line in the fight against the Coronavirus. He expressed his love and concerns about him in these words;
Dedicated people on the frontline, whether it be medical workers or those serving humanity during these tough times are putting themselves at risk everyday.
Love & Prayers for a speedy recovery 🤲🏻
— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) June 13, 2020
Lord’s Cricket Ground’s wished him for the speedy recovery.
Wishing you a speedy recovery, Shahid.
— Lord’s Cricket Ground (@HomeOfCricket) June 13, 2020
There were huge responses and concerns regarding the health of the former international cricketer. The tweet that soon went viral has been retweeted for more than 90K.
Commenting on Shahid Afridi’s tweet, Superstar Mahira Khan also prayed for him and hoped that he will get well soon, Inshallah.
Mahira Khan quoted Shahid Afridi’s tweet and wrote;
Hope you feel better real soon! InshAllah. 🤲🏼🤍 https://t.co/KxkL2q5SOi
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) June 13, 2020
Shahid Afridi has retired from international cricket but he still remains the biggest star of modern-day cricket in Pakistan. He has been the most loved cricketer in Pakistans since he made an international debut. He has been a great human being and his charity work is worth praising.