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Shahid Afridi | Family Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Weight, Wedding, Wife, Wiki, Scandal & More


Shahid Afridi | Family Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Weight, Wedding, Wife, Wiki, Scandal & More

Pakistani cricketer
Born: March 1, 1980 (age 37), Khyber Agency, Pakistan

ODI debut (cap 109): 2 October 1996 v Kenya
Last ODI: 20 March 2015 v Australia
Test debut (cap 153): 22 October 1998 v Australia
T20I debut (cap 8): 28 Aug 2006 v England
Spouse: Nadia Afridi

Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (Urdu: شاہدآفریدی‎‎; Pashto: شاهد اپریدی‎; born 1980),[6] popularly as Shahid “Boom Boom” Afridi, is a former Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team.[7] As a successful All-rounder, Afridi was respected for his consistent bowling that relies on change of pace rather than spin, but drew greater attention for his aggressive batting style.[8][9]. Afridi was the world record holder for the fastest ODI century in 37 deliveries and holds the distinction of having hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket.[10]

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.[11] He also holds a record of taking most wickets (97) and most player-of-the match awards in Twenty20 International cricket.[12]

Afridi was the President for PSL team Peshawar Zalmi which is owned by his cousin Javed Afridi.[13]

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.[14]

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On 19 February 2017, Afrdi announced his retirement from international cricket

About
Pakistani all-rounder who became his country’s Test, ODI, and T20I captain in 2010, although he only served as Test captain for one match. He retired from international cricket in February 2017, finishing with more than 10,000 runs and 500 wickets across all three formats combined.

Before Fame
He made his professional cricket debut with Karachi in 1995. He set an ODI record at age 16, becoming the youngest player to score a century.

Trivia
He founded the Shahid Afridi Foundation in 2014. Do Something named him one of the world’s most charitable athletes in 2015.

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Family Life
He has four children, Ansha, Asmara, Ajwa and Aqsa, with his wife Nadia Afridi.

Associated With
He set an ODI record for fastest century, although it was later broken by Corey Anderson and AB de Villiers.

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