Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi is reportedly set to get engaged to former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's eldest daughter Aqsa Afridi. As per reports in Pakistan media, Shaheen's family had sent the proposal which has been accepted by Shahid Afridi's family. Both Shaheen and Shahid Afridi's daughter Aqsa are 20.As per a report in Geo TV, Shaheen'sfather Ayaz Khan confirmed to the media that both families, who have longstanding relations, have agreed to the proposal. A formal engagement is expected to be announced soon. The report further adds that a source from Shahid Afridi's family revealed that the proposal was in discussion for the last two years.
The confirmation from the Pakistan pacer's family has come after speculations were rife on social media over the duo's engagement. Afridi has been blessed with five daughters, namely Aqsa, Ansha, Ajwa, Asmara, and Arwa. Aqsa, 20, is the eldest among the five.Shahid Afridi, who is a celebrated figure in Pakistan, is expected to make a formal announcement soon from his side. Talking about Shaheen, he made his international debut for Pakistan in April 2020, in a T20I game against West Indies. The left-arm pacer has come a long way since then and has established himself as a vital cog in the Pakistan national side across formats. Shaheen impressed with his pace and accuracy early on in his career and was fast-tracked into the national side. He has since become an important member of the side and has been performing well for the Men in Green. The left-arm pacer has so far played 15 Tests, 22 ODIs, and 21 T20Is for Pakistan. He has 48 wickets in Test matches and 45, 24 in ODIs and T20Is respectively.