Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has received an honorary lifetime membership from the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

Former Pakistan captain took to Twitter and shared his full-time member card, thanking MCC for the recognition.

“A big honour to receive MCC lifetime membership. I want to thank the most prestigious cricket club in the world for the respect and recognition,” he wrote. 

He further added that he will continue to promote the game on and off the field. 

“I would continue to play my part in promotion of this wonderful sport both on and off the cricket field,” he tweeted. 

Shahid Afridi has represented his country over 500 times in all three formats, scoring more than 10,000 runs while picking up 541 wickets. 

Afridi is among twenty-four Pakistani players to have received this honour.