Naseem Shah shrugs off engagement rumours.

LEICESTER -- Pakistan's young pace sensation Naseem Shah - who is currently playing at Britain's T20 Vitality Blast - has brushed aside the rumours about his purported engagement.

The 20-year-old has been making headlines since he came to prominence for his winning couple of sixes at the Asia Cup semi-final against Afghanistan last year. Fans are eager to know about Shah and especially about his relationship status due to rumours that first emerged after a viral video involving Indian model and actress Urvashi Rautella.

However, the paceman like always, has shrugged off any such rumours that he has tied the knot with someone.

'All those rumours of my engagement are absolutely untrue as nothing like that happened. And I don't understand why everyone is so interested in my engagement or marriage. Why are people, instead of focusing on players' performance in cricket, all of a sudden focused on their marriages and engagements? Just watch us play cricket and enjoy, getting married is my personal matter and it will take place when it's destined to happen,' he told Geo News in an exclusive interview.

Shedding light on his stint at the T20 Vitality Blast, the youngster said that he has already started his preparations for the upcoming ICC World Cup in October but he is also mindful of the advice given by his physios on how to manage his workload.

Shah has played in four matches, so far, for Leicestershire Foxes in the ongoing T20 Blast. The right arm has bowled with great accuracy and has picked up three wickets in four matches while conceding just 112 runs in total at an impressive economy of just 7.46 runs per over.

'This short stint with Leicestershire Foxes was amazing. Last year, I played quite a lot of cricket...

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