|Full name||Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi|
|Born||1 March 1980
Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan
|Nickname||Boom Boom, Afridi, Lala|
|Height||5 ft 11.75 in (1.82 m)|
|Bowling style||Right arm leg spin|
|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|
|5 wickets in innings||1||9||0||8|
|10 wickets in match||0||0||0||0|
|Source: Cricinfo, 1 August 2012|
Shahid Afridi (Urdu: شاہدآفریدی), born Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi on 1 March 1980) 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. He has also hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket.<ref>"One-Day Internationals / Batting records / Most sixes in career". Cricinfo. http://stats.cricinfo.com/ci/content/records/283123.html. Retrieved 30 June 2010.</ref He holds the record of most wickets in T20 from Pakistan. Indian former cricketer Ravi Shastari gave him the title of "Boom Boom".
References[change | change source]
- "ICC World Twenty20 teams guide". BBC Sport. 28 April 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/8593514.stm. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
- Steer, Duncan, Shahid Afridi: the story of my life, Spin: The Cricket Magazine, http://www.spincricket.com/2010/10/12/shahid-afridi-speaks/, retrieved 27 February 2011
- "One-Day Internationals / Batting records / Most runs off one over". Cricinfo. http://stats.cricinfo.com/ci/content/records/278847.html. Retrieved 26 February 2010.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Shahid Afridi Profile on Cricket.com.pk