Pace ace Shaheen Afridi undergoes appendectomy, says 'feeling better'.

Pakistan pace spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi on Sunday underwent surgery, a week after a knee injury forced him on the sidelines during the T20 World Cup final against England in Melbourne.

In a tweet, Shaheen said that he had an appendectomy - a surgery to remove the appendix when it is infected - adding that he was feeling better now.

During the World Cup final, Shaheen had landed awkwardly on his right knee while taking a catch to dismiss batter Harry Brook in what ended up being a five-wicket defeat for Babar Azam and co. before aborting his third over - the 15th of the innings - after the first delivery.

The 22-year-old came into the World Cup after 12 weeks on the sidelines following a knee injury during a Test match against Sri Lanka in July and the setback in the final triggered fears over his long-term future as Pakistan's premier fast...

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