Former Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi has tested positive for the Corona Virus.
In a message posted to his official twitter handle, the all rounder who earned over 500 caps for the ‘shaheens’ in a glittering career, said “I’ve been feeling unwell since thursday; my body has been aching badly. I have been tested and unfortunately I am COVID positive. Need prayers for a speedy response” he wrote.
The 45 year old last featured for Pakistan in the Twenty20 defeat by Australia in Mohali in March 2016.
In the meantime, head coach Misbah – Ul -Haq has conveyed his best wishes to the ailing star.
” My prayers are with him, all well wishes with him that he gets out of this soon.
Throughout the Covid situation, he was helping the poor, doing a very good job. I think he was doing a very good job in the area of Balochistan and the northern area just to help people” he remarked.