Top cricketer Shahid Afridi, his wife, daughters test negative for Covid-19

SRINAGAR: Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi along with his wife and daughters have tested negative for the novel coronavirus on Thursday.

Taking to social networking site Twitter, Shahid Afridi wrote: “Alhamdulillah, my wife & daughters, Aqsa & Ansha have re-tested after our previously positive results for #COVIDー19, & are now clear. Thanking u all for your continuous well wishes, & may the Almighty bless you and yours. Now back to family time; I’ve missed holding this one.”

Afridi was tested positive on June 13.

Earlier in May, Afridi had bought a cricket bat auctioned by Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim in a bid to raise funds to help fight the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

Afridi is one of the Pakistani sportspersons who frequently talks about Kashmir. Sometimes, he picks up battles with his counterparts in India. His twitter wars with Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has always remained a major headline in the media from the two sides of the divide.


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