When the host asked Afridi about his daughter’s future plan, he said she is currently busy with her studies and wants to become a doctor.
Pakistan pace bowler Shaheen Afridi said on Friday he enjoyed bowling with Hasan Ali as the latter helped him put opponents under pressure in Test matches. Afridi and Hasan have emerged as Pakistan’s new pace bowling pair.
Bangladesh had secured a 44-run lead after bowling out Pakistan for 286, thanks largely to left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, who returned figures of 7-116.
Pakistani pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi is the best fast bowler in the world at present indeed. The way he has improved and polished himself in such a short career is remarkable and of course his own hard work and dedication can never be ignored.
"He especially had a year to remember in Tests and T20Is, reaching his peak during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in UAE where he impressed one and all with his sheer speed and skills," the ICC said in a statement.
The duo led a late reverse-swing charge to close the second session as Australia lost their last five wickets for 71 runs having reached a commanding 320-5 at lunch. Naseem finished with figures of 4-58 and Shaheen 4-79.
Fast bowler Shaheen Afridi was named men's cricketer of the year, while his teammates Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were declared the ODI and T20I cricketers of year respectively. Fatima Sana won the emerging women's cricketer of the year award.
"Actually, that's a good sign for Pakistan cricket — the top cricketers are here. They perform really well, Hasan and Shan, and everyone performs really well — Haris — so it's good for Pakistan cricket as well."
The 22-year-old paceman suffered a knee injury on the recent tour of Sri Lanka, a worrying setback with the Asia Cup — and a meeting with old rivals India — coming up at the end of the month.
Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen Afridi are among the four players nominated for the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year award along with England’s Joe Root and New Zealand's Kane Williamson.