Teenage pace sensation of Pakistan Shaheen Afridi stepped in England to feature in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 event as a trump card of the national team. However, the five-game ODI series against England saw him losing his form and confidence. Despite that, Shaheen was able to record a gritty comeback in the mega-event.
In the 5 games of the championship, the adroit pacer claimed 16 wickets at 14.62 to end as the second-highest wicket-taker for the green team. Despite struggling against Australia and South Africa, Shaheen proved his class to end as the second highest wicket-taker for Pakistan.
Coming back to his country, Shaheen received a warm reception as fans were witnessed chanting slogans in his favor. Particularly, his hometown Landi Kotal saw massive celebrations as everyone moved forward to congratulate Shaheen on recording a thumping performance. The Khyber Agency born was heartened to see the love and respect he got. Moreover, Shaheen vowed to keep working hard and deliver strongly in the upcoming fixtures of the boys in green.