Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi meets former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday. The picture of the two figures was shared on social media.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan was also part of the meeting. Both of them discussed the current performance of the Pakistan Cricket Team. Imran Khan appreciated the team and especially Shaheen Shah Afridi’s individual performance in recent days.
Imran Khan is the former captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team who led the team to the historic 1992 Cricket World Cup.
Earlier this year, the 21-year-old Shaheen Shah Afridi was named the ICC Men’s Player of the Year Award. Afridi has taken 78 wickets in 36 matches at an average of 22.20. He has become the youngest player to be awarded the Sir Garfield Trophy.
Shaheen Shah Afridi met former Prime Minister Imran Khan today. According to reports, Afridi and Khan had discussions about cricket in their meeting which was also attended by KPK's chief minister Mahmood Khan #Cricket pic.twitter.com/ceXf8xJiov
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Azam demonstrated exceptional bowling skills as he dismissed some of the top batters in all formats. From Tests to ODIs to T20Is, Shaheen Shah Afridi outperformed in every format at an impressive bowling average. It was his daunting opening spell against Indian batters in the ICC T20I World Cup Match 2021 that Afridi exhibited his maximum potential. He left cricket fans across the world gasping for his fiery spell.
Moreover, Shaheen Shah Afridi was included in the ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year. Pakistani players are ruling the ICC 2021 rankings. Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan, and Shaheen Shah Afridi have been included in several rankings and categories released by ICC.
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Shaheen Shah Afridi has been having a spectacular year so far in cricket. PSL franchise Lahore Qalandars has gifted Shaheen Shah Afridi a brand new car. CEO Lahore Qalandar Atif Rana said: “Shaheen started his career with us and we believed in him and decided to give him the captaincy of Lahore Qalandars because deep down we knew about Shaheen’s passion and believed in him that he can lead the team very well and everyone saw the results of it so we thank him for his performance.”