Shahid Afridi, the former Pakistan captain, has tested positive for COVID-19. The 40-year-old shared the news on Twitter and asked for the fans to pray for him.
“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,” he wrote on Twitter.
Afridi is the second Pakistan cricketer top test positive for COVID-19. Recently, former Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar had also tested positive. He has recovered from the disease.