Shahid Afridi, the former Pakistan Captain, has come out and stated that he will be able to take part in the ICC World XI team which is slated to play the West Indies at Lord's on May 31. The game, though an international, will be a charity event organized by the Cricket's governing body International Cricket Council to gather financial help for hurricanes affected grounds in the Carribean that got damaged recently.
Afridi who is currently injured and nursing has announced he'll available for the noble occasion which helps adding to the motive of the match for the cause.
Afridi posted a tweet on the social media network Twitter, stating, “I will be playing ICC World XI vs West Indies as I feel strongly to support this as a cricketer and Muslim,”
I will be playing @ICC World XI vs @westindies as I feel strongly to support this as a cricketer & Muslim. I am following the rehab plan my Doctor gave ????%. My Allah recommends to help people in need with all the power I have. C u @HomeOfCricket on 31st and let’s keep #HopeNotOut— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) May 18, 2018
He had earlier posted an image nursing his knees with a doctor and had stated it might not be possible for him take part in the game as he needs another 3-4 weeks to fully recover from the injury.