Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Sunday confirmed the news that star pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi’s family approached him for his daughter’s hand in marriage.
Taking to the popular social media site Twitter, the 44-year-old said that both families are in touch regarding the matter.
“Shaheen’s family approached my family for my daughter,” he said. “Both families are in touch, matches are made in heaven, if Allah wills this match will be made too.”
Earlier today, there were reports that Afridi’s daughter and Shaheen were soon to be engaged after the two families, who have well established relations, reached an understanding.
While Afridi confirmed that he was approached, he did not officially announce if the proposal was accepted.
Shaheen’s father, however, said that Afridi’s family had agreed to the proposal, adding that a formal engagement ceremony will be held soon.
The former cricketer also meanwhile wished Shaheen the best for his future. “My prayers are with Shaheen for his continued success on and off the field,” Afridi said.
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