Shahid Afridi Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (Urdu: شاہد افریدی; Pashto: شاهد افریدی; born 1975), popularly known as Boom Boom, is a Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. As a successful all-rounder, Afridi was respected for his consistent bowling that relied on a change of pace rather than spin but drew greater attention for his aggressive batting style. 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.
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 98 wickets from 99 matches. He also holds a record of taking most wickets (98) and most player-of-the-match awards in Twenty20 International cricket.
On 19 February 2017, Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket. However, he made a brief return to international cricket after being selected to represent and captain the World XI against West Indies in the 2018 Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge charity match. Following the conclusion of the match, Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket at the Lord’s cricket stadium on 31 May 2018.
Early and Personal Life
Afridi was born in 1975 in Khyber Agency, Pakistan to an Afridi tribe of Pashtuns. Afridi is married to his maternal cousin Nadia Afridi and has four daughters: Aqsa, Ansha, Ajwa and Asmara.
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Afridi was drafted to the Pakistan senior national team after fine performances at the under-19 championship circuit starting the 1994–95 season. Playing for the Karachi Whites, he helped his team win the title the following season picking 42 wickets in five matches at an impressive average of 9.59. Later that season, Afridi had played against the visiting England A and West Indies Youth teams and a few first-class games for Karachi Whites in the senior National Championship.
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T20 Franchise Career
In the first two seasons of Pakistan Super League, Shahid Afridi was part of the franchise Peshawar Zalmi, winning the PSL Season 2 title with them.. After the end of the second season, Afridi was made the President of Karachi Kings. He also transferred to Karachi as a player ahead of PSL drafts.
In 2018, Afridi was chosen as an icon player by the Paktia Panthers in the first season of Afghanistan Premier League. In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Brampton Wolves franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament. In July 2019, he was selected to play for the Belfast Titans in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. However, the following month the tournament was canceled.
- 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)
- The first-ever player to score a hat-trick in the 10-over format for Pakhtoons vs Maratha Arabians; 2017 T10 Cricket League
- Longest six in cricket – 158 meters vs South Africa.
|Full name||Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi|
|Born||1 March 1980 (age 39)|
Khyber, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
|Nickname||Boom Boom, Lala|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Bowling||Right-arm leg spin|
|Relations||Irfan Afridi (nephew)|
|National side||Pakistan (1996–2018)|
|Test debut (cap 153)||22 October 1998 v Australia|
|Last Test||13 July 2010 v Australia|
|ODI debut (cap 109)||2 October 1996 v Kenya|
|Last ODI||20 March 2015 v Australia|
|ODI shirt no.||10|
|T20I debut (cap 8)||28 August 2006 v England|
|Last T20I||31 May 2018 v West Indies|
|T20I shirt no.||10|
|Domestic team information|
|1995–2017||Karachi Region, Karachi Dolphins, and Habib Bank Limited|
|2012, 2017||Ruhuna Royals|
|2015||Sylhet Super Stars|
|2016–2017||Peshawar Zalmi (squad no. 10)|
|2018||Karachi Kings (squad no. 10)|
|2018||Paktia Panthers (squad no. 12)|
|2019||Multan Sultans (squad no. 10)|