Shaheen Afridi –Tall Pakistani Pacer is to Take Part in T20 World Cup

The news Shaheen Afridi leaves for Australia from England to take part in the T20 World Cup must bring tears of joy & happiness to cricket fans across Asia. The Pakistani pacer has a massive fan following both in India and Pakistan as well.

Earlier, this year, Pakistani cricket fans were disappointed to know that young pacer Shaheen Afridi was injured and out of action. He had a knee injury and required rest along with rehabilitation.

The news was that he may not be part of the T20 tournament. As you may know, he was the main bowling attack against most of the teams during the previous UAE T20 World Cup, 2021. The tall pacer gave this information on social media.

He was part of London’s Premier League club Crystal Palace for more than a month. He was undergoing treatment to recover from a knee injury. He had this injury during the first Test match of the series against Sri Lanka in July.

Along with a physio, who is helping recover from the injury, Shaheen Afridi has shared a photo on his official Twitter handle. It looks like the physio has done a good because he seems to be fit and ready for the T20 World Cup that is to be held in Australia from October 16.Shaheen Afridi – Tall Pakistani Pacer is to Take Part in T20 World Cup

There is no doubt that he is among the spearheads in the world. Many top batsmen are afraid to face him. After Shoiab Akthar, nobody seems to take his mantle of speed and pace. But the lanky bowlers seem to have just done that.

Through his social media, he has given the green signal that he is indeed part of the T20 tournament. At the moment, the team is currently playing the T20 tri-series in New Zealand. They will be leaving shortly for Australia.

Shaheen Afridi ready to shine in T20 World Cup

India and Pakistan will face each other on October 23. The match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In this match, all will be watching Shaheen do well as he was the one that caused havoc against India in UAE last year.

In January this year in 2022, Shaheen Afridi became the first Pakistani men’s player to win the ICC Men’s cricketer of the year. Shaheen has always regarded his performance against India in the previous T20 World Cup in 2021 as his best.

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