Shahid Afridi fit to play in ICC World XI vs West Indies

04:49 PM | 20 May, 2018
Shahid Afridi fit to play in ICC World XI vs West Indies
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KARACHI - Cricket star Shahid Afridi confirmed that he would be playing a T20 international for ICC World XI against the West Indies.

Afridi confirmed it via Twitter saying, "I feel strongly to support this as a cricketer & Muslim."

The Pakistani all-rounder expressed that he was focusing on his fitness and would deliver his best in cricket matches,

"My Allah recommends to help people in need with all the power I have," Afridi said further in his tweet.

Earlier, it surfaced on media that Pakistan’s former captain Shahid Afridi is likely to miss the charity match between ICC World XI and the West Indies due to the knee injury.

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The fixture will be played on May 31 at Lord’s. The match is being organized to raise funds for stadia in the Caribbean that were badly damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement.

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.