Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) Shaheen Shah Afridi, the Brand Ambassador of Faysal Bank Limited has been awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year for 2021.
This is a proud moment for the entire nation and Faysal Bank Limited. The 21-year-old bowler is the youngest ever cricketer to receive the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, and the only Pakistani to receive this honor.
“Swing, seam, sheer pace and sizzling yorkers – Shaheen Shah Afridi gave an exhibition of it all in the year 2021,” the ICC said in a statement, as it announced the 21-year-old as the winner of the award.
Faysal Islami, the Best Emerging and fastest growing Islamic Bank of Pakistan is proud to have Shaheen Shah Afridi, as its corporate brand ambassador.
Jaudat Hussain, Head Retail Banking Faysal Bank, said, “Faysal Islami & Shaheen Shah Afridi share common values of Excellence, Commitment to move forward and above all Belief in His Rehmat. Faysal Bank is proud of his achievement as much as we are proud of our own world’s largest conversion of a conventional bank to a full-fledged Islamic Bank”
Faysal Bank Limited firmly believes that its conversion to an Islamic bank is a step that will have a positive impact on a vast segment of society who want to bank with a fully Islamic institution and have limited choices available due to limited size and reach of most existing Islamic players.