News of former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi being tested positive for coronavirus shook the entire cricket fraternity and his fans. Wishes have been pouring in for Afridi’s speedy recovery since.
Among many Gautam Gambhir, India’s World Cup-winning team member, decided to momentarily brush his political enmity with Afridi under the carpet and hoped for the latter’s speedy recovery.
“Nobody should be infected with this virus. I have political differences with Shahid Afridi but I want him to recover as soon as possible,” Gambhir said at Salaam Cricket 2020 as quoted by India Today.
Meanwhile, many current and former cricketers have given their well-wishes to Afridi via Twitter.
– @SAfridiOfficial brother your services to our homeland especially in the last few months are forever etched in our hearts. We all know the fighter that you are, sending all the prayers possible, wish you a speedy recovery and good health.
— Shoaib Malik 🇵🇰 (@realshoaibmalik) June 13, 2020
— Misbah Ul Haq (@captainmisbahpk) June 13, 2020
May Allah give u speedy recovery shahid bhai
— Sarfaraz Ahmed (@SarfarazA_54) June 13, 2020
May Allah give you speedy recovery shahid Bhai Ameen..
— Azhar Ali (@AzharAli_) June 13, 2020
Wish you speedy recovery Lala,get well soon …
— Sohail Tanveer (@sohailmalik614) June 13, 2020
May ALLLAH grant u a quick recovery.
— Salman Butt (@im_SalmanButt) June 13, 2020
U r a Fighter by Nature & M sure U wil fight & wil Defeat this Virus soon, Best wishes for U to Get well soon 🤲🏼 https://t.co/Mm6mWef8XL
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) June 13, 2020
Get well soon lala. Prayers with u https://t.co/UifZfnBvHp
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) June 13, 2020
Lala! Don't worry, Allah aap ko aur tmam bemaron ko sehet de,Aameen https://t.co/pz5xyCrVa1
— Mohammad Yousaf (@yousaf1788) June 13, 2020
In shaa Allah you will be fine soon Ameen.prayers are for your long healthy life.Get well soon
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) June 13, 2020
Get well soon shahid Bhai
— Fawad Alam (@iamfawadalam25) June 13, 2020
With all that work you’ve done for the people of our country🇵🇰 during this pandemic I’m sure there’ll be thousands of hands praying for your quick recovery IA.
Get well soon Shahid bhai.❤️ https://t.co/pSXNy8cbXr
— Ahmad Shahzad 🇵🇰 (@iamAhmadshahzad) June 13, 2020
Get well soon Shahid Bhai.
— Wahab Riaz (@WahabViki) June 13, 2020
Get well soon shahid bhai.
— Sharjeel khan (@SharjeelLeo14) June 13, 2020