Shaheen Afridi – The Great Pakistani Cricketer

Shaheen Afridi – The Great Pakistani Cricketer

Shaheen Afridi – The Great Pakistani Cricketer: Shaheen Shah Afridi was born on the 6th of April 2000. He is a Pakistani professional cricket player. Shaheen plays as a fast bowler for the Pakistan national cricket team. He made his international debut for Pakistan in April in the year 2018. His Test match debut was for the national team in December 2018.

Shaheen Afridi – The Great Pakistani Cricketer: Shaheen Shah Afridi was born on the 6th of April 2000. He is a Pakistani professional cricket player.
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In 2017, Afridi stands tall at a 6-foot 6-inches. 17-year-old fast-bowling talent from Pakistan can bowl at 90 mph. Shaheen has his big-hitting ability. He calls himself an all-rounder. He has an intention to excel in bowling, batting, and fielding. In August 2018, he belonged to the group of 33 players who were awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The following year, Afridi was rewarded with the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (Cricketer of the Year). Afridi was the captain of the Lahore Qalandars for the 2022 Pakistan Super League in late 2021.

Awards

Shaheen Afridi– PCB’s Impactful performance of the year – 2021.

Shaheen Afridi – ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year – 2021.

Shaheen Afridi – ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year – 2021.

Shaheen Afridi – Sir Garfield Sobers Award – ICC Men’s cricketer of the Year – 2021.

Shaheen Afridi – K-P police goodwill ambassador – 2022.

Batting Career Summary

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test25328145196.0438237.96000202
ODI3216101021917.014968.4600092
T20I405319109.52095.000011

Bowling Career Summary

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test254248582462996/5110/943.0424.8749.0741
ODI323116111480626/356/355.5123.8725.9820
T20I40408841143473/203/207.7624.3218.8100

Career Information

Test debut against New Zealand – Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium – December 03, 2018.

Last Test against Sri Lanka – Venue – Galle International Stadium – July 16, 2022.

ODI debut against Afghanistan – Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium – September 21, 2018.

Last ODI against West Indies – Venue – Multan Cricket Stadium – June 10, 2022.

T20 debut against West Indies – Venue – National Stadium – April 03, 2018.

Last T20 against Australia – Venue – Gaddafi Stadium – Apr 05, 2022.

Personal information

Full name – Shaheen Shah Afridi

Birthdate – 6 April 2000

Birthplace – Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Height – Stands 6 ft 6 in (198 cm) tall

Batting – Left-handed

Bowling – Left-arm fast

Role – Bowler

Relations

Riaz Afridi – brother

Yasir Afridi – cousin

International information

National side

Pakistan – 2018–present

Test debut (cap 236) – 3rd December 2018 against New Zealand

Last Test – 16th July 2022 against Sri Lanka

ODI debut (cap 218) – 21st September 2018 against Afghanistan

Last ODI – 10th June 2022 against West Indies

T20I debut (cap 78) – 3rd April 2018 against West Indies

Last T20I – 5th April 2022 against Australia

Domestic team information

2017 – Khan Research Laboratories

2017 – Dhaka Dynamites

2018–present – Lahore Qalandars (squad no. 10)

2018 – Balochistan

2019/20 – Northern (squad no. 10)

2020 – Hampshire (squad no. 40)

2020/21 – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (squad no. 10)

2022 – Middlesex (squad no. 10)

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