Pakistan receives a huge boost ahead of T20 World Cup; Shaheen Shah Afridi declares himself fit

Xtra Time Web Desk: Pakistan pace spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi has declared he is fit and raring to go ahead of the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. The left arm pacer has been undergoing rehab in London after he suffered a knee injury ahead of Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai. As per reports, Shaheen in a discussion with PCB Chairman Ramiz Raza has declared that he is fully fit and ready to play in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

 “He (Shaheen Shah Afridi) has never felt this fit before,” Ramiz Raza said in an interview to Dawn News.

He added, “The progress is very good. His doctor has sent me videos of him. He feels he will play against India and will be battle ready.”

Shaheen recovering in time for the T20 World Cup will be a massive boost for Pakistan ahead of the marquee clash against India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on October 23.  

The left-arm pacer wreaked havoc during the last edition’s T20 World Cup in 2021 at Dubai International Stadium. He rattled the Indian top order, picking three wickets at the start to dash India’s hopes of winning the match.