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Shahid Afridi tweets to confirm daughter’s engagement with pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi

Both the Afridi's are trending on social media timelines this time for non-cricketing reasons.


Shahid Afridi shares a tweet to confirm his daughter’s engagement with Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi.

The internet was already buzzing with the news and congratulatory messages from the past two days. Both the Afridi’s are trending on social media timelines this time for non-cricketing reasons.

However, a former Pakistan skipper took to social media to confirm his daughter’s proposal.

Read more: Shahid Afridi and Shaheen Shah Afridi to be in-laws soon

“Shaheen’s family approached my family for my daughter. Both families are in touch, matches are made in heaven if Allah wills this match will be made too. My prayers are with Shaheen for his continued success on and off the field,” Shahid Afridi shared in a tweet.

While the groom to be soon, Shaheen Shah also responded to Afridi’s tweet.

Quoting Shahid Shahid Afridi’s message, Shaheen wrote, “Alhumdulillah. Thanks, Lala for your prayers. May Allah SWT make things easier for everyone. You are the pride of the entire nation.

Both Afridi and Shaheen featured in the Pakistan Super League sixth edition (PSL6) which was unfortunately postponed last week due to several COVID-19 cases.

20-year-old, Shaheen Shah Afridi is a left-arm pacer, has represented Pakistan in 15 Tests, 21 ODIs, and 22 T20Is picking up 48, 45, and 24 wickets respectively.

Reports earlier suggested that the two families have reached an understanding, but a formal engagement will be announced in some time.

Earlier, Shaheen Shah Afridi’s father Ayaz Khan had told the media that the two families have a long-standing relationship, Shahid Afridi’s family has agreed to the relationship, the engagement ceremony will be soon.

Pakistanis were delighted to hear that Lahore Qalandars fast bowler Shaheen Afridi and former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi’s daughter will be getting engaged.

The netizens started early celebrations after getting the good news that Shaheen will soon become the son-in-law of Shahid Afridi.


We had earlier broke the news that the matters regarding the proposal have been settled between the two families and the engagement is likely to take place in the near future.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.