Fit-again Shaheen Afridi available for selection in World Cup warm-ups

In what comes as a massive boost for Pakistan’s chances at the T20 World Cup, left-arm quick Shaheen Afridi has completed his injury rehabilitation and will be linking up with the squad as per the schedule. The 22-year-old pacer, who had spent time on the sidelines due to a knee injury, will be available for selection for the team’s official World Cup warm-up games against England and Afghanistan as he approaches full fitness towards the team’s all-important campaign opener against India at the MCG on October 23.