“Pace ace” At the T20 World Cup 2022 on Sunday, Shaheen Shah Afridi made his comeback to international cricket during Pakistan’s high-profile match against India, its bitter rival. After recovering from a knee injury, Afridi spearheaded the Babar Azam-led team’s elite bowling assault but struggled against Team India under Rohit Sharma at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Salman Butt, a former captain of Pakistan, said that Shahid Afridi wasn’t entirely fit for the explosive match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup in light of his lackluster performance against the Virat Kohli-led team. After Team India’s spectacular victory against Pakistan in their campaign opener at the MCG, Butt sent a strong warning to the Pakistani think tank in a video posted to his YouTube account.

“Shaheen would have wanted to give his all during the match against India if he had wanted to compete in any game during this T20 World Cup. When playing a game of this size, a player disregards any little discomfort and gives it his all “said Butt.

Afridi failed to pick up a wicket in the just-finished Super 12 match between the two Asian heavyweights, after orchestrating Pakistan’s historic victory over India the previous year. Against India, Afridi bowled four overs and allowed 34 runs to be scored. In the thrilling final over at the MCG, India defeated Pakistan thanks to batting legend Virat Kohli’s 82 from 53 balls.

“There must be something that may have made Shaheen uncomfortable. It indicates that he is still not fully fit. The Pakistani thought tank and the medics would have a lot of questions to answer if he slows down or must miss the following matches “Butt included India defeated the previous world champions by four wickets at the MCG thanks in part to five wickets shared by Pakistan’s Haris Rauf and Mohammad Nawaz. On Thursday, the Babar-led Pakistan and Zimbabwe will play in the 24th Match of the Super 12 (Group 2) stage of the T20 World Cup.