Afridi thanks fans on birthday, creates confusion about his age

Afridi thanks fans on birthday, creates confusion about his age Afridi thanks fans on birthday, creates confusion about his age

Karachi: Former Pakistani skipper, Shahid Afridi is celebrating his birthday on Monday and has thanked fans for their wishes but created confusion about his age with a tweet.

As per the official website of International Cricket Council (ICC), Afridi was born on March 01, 1980 which makes him 41 years old. However, Afridi has confirmed that he turned 44 today.

Sub-editor ESPN tweeted and wrote, " We have his age  @ESPNcricinfo as 41, his autobiography says 46, and now we have 44!"

"Thank you very much for all the lovely birthday wishes - 44 today! My family and my fans are my biggest assets," said Afridi.

He further added, “Really enjoying my stint with Multan and hope to produce match winning performances for all MS fans”.

ICC and Multan Sultans also sent best wishes to the most admired cricket of Pakistan on his birthday.

Afridi’s fellow cricketer, Shoaib Malik also wished him and wrote, “Happy Birthday” in native language ‘Pashto’.

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