Please make sure you look after him, Salman Butt on player capable of giving Pakistan the upper hand in no time

Salman Butt said please make sure Shaheen Shah Afridi is looked after

Salman Butt: “Agreed! He needs to be looked after. I’m sure he [will] be”

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Former captain Salman Butt has urged Pakistan to ensure left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi is looked after properly.

This comes after many people have voiced their concerns about Afridi’s workload and whether it will end up taking a toll on him.

The 20-year-old, who is currently playing for the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), in still in the early stages of his international career, but has already established himself as Pakistan’s pace spearhead in all three formats.

So far, Afridi is the joint-highest wicket-taker in the PSL with four wickets in two games at an average of 14.25 and an economy rate of 7.12.

“Agreed! He needs to be looked after. I’m sure he [will] be,” Salman said on Twitter.

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