Shahid Afridi’s sister passes away

He is a legendary Pakistan all-rounder

By Web Desk
October 17, 2023
Afridi had also asked his followers for prayers for her ailing sister. - X/@SAfridiOfficial

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi’s sister passed away on Tuesday, the legendary all-rounder shared in a post on his official X, formerly Twitter, account.

The funeral prayers of the deceased will be held in Karachi later today.

“Surely, we belong to Allah and to him we shall return. With heavy hearts we inform you that our beloved sister passed away,” Afridi said.

Earlier, Afridi had asked his followers for prayers for her ailing sister.

“I am travelling back to see you soon my love, stay strong. My sister is fighting for her life right now, I request you to make duas [prayers] for her health, will mean a lot. May Allah give her speedy recovery and a long healthy life Ya Rabb [Oh Allah],” the former leg-spinner said. 

Afridi had represented Pakistan in 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 99 T20I matches. He has scored 1,716 runs in Test cricket, 8,064 in ODIs and 1,416 in T20s.

During his international career, Shahid Afridi took 48 wickets in Tests, 395 in ODIs and 98 in T20s.