Shahid Afridi Record
In the list of the top and famous Pakistani cricketers, we never miss out mentioning the name of Shahid Afridi. He is no doubt one of the famous and well-known players found inside the cricket world of Pakistan. He was born with the name of Sahibzada Shahid Khan Afridi as also known as Boom Boom Afridi. He was born on 1 March 1980. In the year between1996 and 2012, Afridi played 27 Tests, 350 One Day Internationals, and 59 Twenty20 Internationals
(T20Is) for the Pakistani national team. He made his ODI debut on 2 October 1996 against Kenya and his Test debut on 22 October in the year 1998 against Australia. Afridi has even played more ODI matches than any other Pakistani cricket player. The best thing that made him so famous is his aggressive batting style. He has just newly held the record for the fastest ODI century as in 37 deliveries. Shahid Afridi thinks that he is an excellent bowler besides being the batsman. He has taken over48 Test wickets and over 350 in ODIs. He is spotted inside the
third on the list of leading wicket-takers in the Twenty20 format as behind Saeed Ajmal and Umer Gul of Pakistan. He has even signed to play for Sydney Thunder in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash league. He is now 33 years old and it seems like he is still at the young age of the international stage for ages.
See: Shahid Afridi performance in PSL T20 at pslt20.tv
Best and Top 5 Shahid Afridi Record:
Below we will be going highlighting down the list of excellent and top 5 Shahid Afridi Records:
1. He made his fastest century in the ODI cricket with the runs of 102 in just 37 balls.
2. He was the youngest player to score in the ODI at the age of 16 years old.
3. He made his 2nd fastest fifty in the ODI in just 18 balls.
4. His highest career strike rate in ODI Cricket is 114.6.
5. He has made most sixes in the ODI that are almost 313.
Well just like all such records there are so many other records as well that have been made by Shahid Afridi in his so far career. He has been honored with the Man of the Match Awards many times as by any Pakistani player that is almost 30 times. He is spotted as being the 3rd highest number of wicket-taker in T20 career that is maximum 63. Is Shahid Afridi one of your favorite players too?
I am feeling so bad. Shahid Afridi will be retired after world cup 2015 form OID Cricket.
I made this list by taking some points from here