Shahid Afridi might miss his World XI match against West Indies due to knee injury.
The ICC match between World XI and West Indies will be played at Lord’s on May 31. However; it looks like Shahid Afridi might not be able to play the match due to a knee injury.
Former Pakistan cricket team captain, Shahid Afridi, took to twitter to ask tell his fans about the situation. He said, that he went to see his doctor in Dubai and that the doctor says might take 3 to 4 weeks for full recovery. He also asked his fans to pray for him so that he can start playing again.
Went to see my doctor in Dubai, the knee hasnt recovered fully yet. I'll need another 3-4 weeks. Hoping to regain full fitness after that, keep praying for me. pic.twitter.com/U0gOX9PXtA
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) May 17, 2018
Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik are the only Pakistani players to confirm their participation in the World XI team. They were also among the first players over all to confirm that they will play in the World XI team against West Indies.
The T20I match is being played to raise funds to restore five stadiums in the Caribbean. The stadiums were damaged by hurricane Irma and Maria that had struck the Caribbean.
Eoin Morgan of English team will lead the ICC World XI team at Lord’s against West Indies. However; it seems Shahid Afridi might not play in the match.
World XI squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik, Mitchell McClenaghan, Hardik Pandya, Thisara Perera, Rashid Khan, Luke Ronchi, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Tamim Iqbal, Sandeep Lamichhane.