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SHAHID AFRIDI

  • Full Name: Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Other names: Lala
  • Role: All Rounder
  • Born: 01st March, 1980
  • Age: 37 years, 5 months, 15 days
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Legbreak googly

Batting

Format MAT INNS NO RUNS HS AVG BF SR 100s 50s
Test 27 48 1 1716 156 36.51 1973 86.97 5 8
ODI 398 369 27 8064 124 23.57 6892 117.00 6 39
T20I 98 90 12 1405 54* 18.01 932 150.75 4
T20 243 212 27 3535 80 19.10 2274 155.45 9
List A 501 467 31 10881 124 24.95 8 58
1st Class 113 185 4 5695 164 31.46 12 31

Bowling

Format MAT INNS OVR RUNS WK BBI AVG ECN SR 4W 5W
Test 27 47 532.2 1709 48 5/52 35.60 3.21 66.5 1 1
ODI 398 372 2945 13632 395 7/12 34.51 4.62 44.7 4 9
T20I 98 96 357.2 2362 97 4/11 24.35 6.61 22.1 3
T20 243 238 871 5761 259 5/7 22.24 6.61 20.1 5 2
List A 501 3729.3 17253 510 7/12 33.82 4.62 43.8 5 11
1st Class 113 2276.1 7098 266 6/101 26.68 3.11 51.3 8

 

Shahid Khan Afridi is a Pakistani professional cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. Afridi was born on 1 March 1980 in Khyber Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. He is from the Afridi tribe of Pashtuns. He is a cousin of Javed Afridi, CEO of Haier Pakistan. Afridi is married to Nadia and has four daughters Aqsa, Ansha, Ajwa, and Asmara.He also holds a record of taking most wickets (97) and most player-of-the match awards in Twenty20 International cricket.

He is known for his aggressive batting style, and previously held the record for the fastest ODI century in 37 deliveries. He also holds the distinction of having hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket. Afridi considers himself a better bowler than batsman, and has taken 48 Test wickets and over 350 in ODIs. Currently, Afridi is leading the chart of most T20I wickets with 92 wickets from 92 matches. Afridi used to be the President for PSL team Peshawar Zalmi which is owned by his cousin Javed Afridi.

Afridi is a philanthropist and owner of the Shahid Afridi Foundation. In 2015, Afridi was named among the top 20 most charitable athletes in the world by Do Something.

On 19 February 2017, Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket.

Other Records

  • He holds the record for taking the most number of wickets as captain in T20Is(40)
  • Holds the record for the best bowling figures as captain in a T20I(4-14)
  • Most runs conceded by a bowler in his T20I career(2362)
  • Holds the record for taking the most number of T20I wickets when playing at away soil(29)
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