Shahid Afridi Biography & Wiki, Weight, Height, Age, Birth date
Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (Urdu: شاہدآفریدی; Pashto: شاهد اپریدی; born 1980), popularly as Shahid “Boom Boom” Afridi, is a former Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. Considered as one of the most destructive batsman of all time, Afridi is known for his aggressive batting style, and was the world record holder for the fastest ODI century in 37 deliveries. He also 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 92 wickets from 92 matches. He also holds a record of taking most wickets (97) and most player-of-the match awards in Twenty20 International cricket.
Afridi used to be the President for PSL team Peshawar Zalmi which is owned by his cousin Javed Afridi.
Afridi is a philanthropist and owner of the Shahid Afridi Foundation. In 2015, Afridi was named among the top 20 most charitable athletes in the world by Do Something.
On 19 February 2017, Afrdi announced his retirement from international cricket.
This Biography is about one of the best Professional Cricketer of the world Shahid Afridi including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…
|Biography of Shahid Afridi|
|Real Name||Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi|
|Nick Name||Boom Boom Afridi and Shah|
|Profession||Pakistani Cricketer (All-rounder)|
|Physical Status & More of Shahid Afridi|
|Height||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
|Personal Life of Shahid Afridi|
|Date of Birth||1 March 1980|
|Age ||36 Years|
|Birth Place||Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan|
|Family||Father- Late Sahabzada Fazal-ur-Rehman Afridi
Mother- Not Known (Died)
Brother- Tariq Afridi, Iqbal Afridi, Mushtaq Afridi, Ashfaq Afridi, Shoaib Afridi and Javed Afridi (Cousin)Shahid Afridi brothers
|Hobbies||Driving and listening music|
|Controversies||• In 2005, he was banned for 2 ODIs and a Test match after cameras caught him intentionally scrapping up the pitch with his boots in a Test match against England.
• In 2010, he interviewed that the squad had been selected without his consultation, after which PCB gave him an official warning.
• After winning the Asia cup in 2012, he was caught on camera pushing up a fan at the Karachi airport after the return from Dhaka.
• Once Shoaib hit Mohammed Asif with a bat and after it he accepted his mistake and said that Afridi provoked him during the incident.
|Cricket History Of Shahid Afridi|
|International Debut||Test- 22 October 1998 vs Australia in Karachi
ODI- 2 October 1996 vs Kenya in Nairobi
T20- 28 August 2006 vs England in Bristol
|Domestic/State Team||ICC World XI, Deccan Chargers, Asia XI, Pakistan, Hampshire, Melbourne Renegades, Dhaka Gladiators, Ruhuna Royals, Pakistan All Star XI, Knights, Rest of the World XI, Northamptonshire, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Sylhet Super Stars, Peshawar Zalmi|
|Nature on field||Very Aggressive|
#10(IPL, County Cricket)
|Records [Main]||• For 19 years he had the record for the fastest century in ODIs.
• He has 44 ducks in ODIs+Test+T20’s.
• 32 times he has won the man of the match award, the most by any Pakistani and the 3rd highest in the world.
• Pakistan has won 212 out of the 384 ODIs that he has played.
|Favourite Shorts||Hit over mid-wicket/Googly|
|Likes To Play Again||India|
|Career Turning Point||In his 2nd ODI match against Sri Lanka in 1996, he scored a 37-ball century.|
|Favourite Things Of Shahid Afridi|
|Favourite Food||Kebabs, chicken biryani, kheer and ice-cream|
|Favourite Actor||Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Javed Miandad and Chris Gayle
Bowler: Wasim Akram and Imran Khan
|Favourite Movie||Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge|
|Girls , Affairs and More Of Shahid Afridi|
|Children||Daughter- Aqsa, Asmara, Ajwa and Ansha|
|Earning Money of Shahid Afridi|
|Net Worth||$ 30 Million|
|Salary Per Match||ODI Match Fee $3000 USD
Test Match Fee $4,000
T20 Match Fee $1,500