Shahid Afridi

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Personal information
Full name Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi
Born 1 March 1980 (1980-03-01) (age 34)
Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan
Nickname Boom Boom, Afridi, Lala[1]
Height 5 ft 11.75 in (1.82 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm leg spin
Role All-rounder
International information
National side Pakistan
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 14 July 2013 v West Indies
ODI shirt no. 10
T20I debut (cap 8) 28 Aug 2006 v England
Last T20I 2 Jun 2012 v Sri Lanka
T20I shirt no. 10
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 27 355 56 111
Runs scored 1,716 7,277 831 5,631
Batting average 36.51 23.63 16.95 31.45
100s/50s 5/8 6/35 0/4 12/30
Top score 156 124 54* 164
Balls bowled 3,194 15,552 1,265 13,493
Wickets 48 355 62 258
Bowling average 35.60 33.66 21.16 27.22
5 wickets in innings 1 9 0 8
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 5/52 7/12 4/11 6/101
Catches/stumpings 10/– 112/– 15/– 75/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 August 2012

Shahid Afridi (Urdu: شاہدآفریدی), born Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi on 1 March 1980)[2] is a Pakistani cricketer. He played 27 Tests, 350 One Day Internationals, and 59 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for the Pakistani national team between 1996 and 2012. He first played a ODI match on 2 October 1996 against Kenya. He played his first Test match on 22 October 1998 against Australia.

He holds the record for the fastest century (100 runs) in a ODI match, which he made in his first international innings. He scored 32 runs in a single over, the second highest scoring over ever in an ODI.[3] He has also hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket.[4]

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