Shahid Afridi Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More
Bio Full NameSahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi NicknameBoom Boom Afridi and Shah ProfessionPakistani Cricketer (All-rounder) Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 178 cm in meters- 1.78 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 10” Weightin Kilograms- 77 kg in Pounds- 170 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches - Waist: 34 inches - Biceps: 15 Inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourLight Brown Cricket International DebutTest- 22 October 1998 vs Australia in Karachi ODI- 2 October 1996 vs Kenya in Nairobi T20- 28 August 2006 vs England in Bristol Coach/MentorNot Known Jersey Number#10(Pakistan) #10(IPL, County Cricket) Domestic/State TeamICC 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 fieldVery Aggressive Likes to play againstIndia Favourite Shot/BallHit over mid-wicket/Googly Records (main ones)• 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. Career Turning PointIn his 2nd ODI match against Sri Lanka in 1996, he scored a 37-ball century. Personal Life Date of Birth1 March 1980 Age (as in 2018)38 Years Birth PlaceKhyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces NationalityPakistani HometownKarachi, Pakistan SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Late Sahabzada Fazal-ur-Rehman Afridi
Some lesser known facts about Shahid Afridi
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Afridi started his career as a leg spinner in the Sameer Cup 1996–97 by replacing the injured Mushtaq Ahmed.
He used Sachin Tendulkar’s bat to score the 3rd fastest ODI century in 37 balls in 1996 against Sri Lanka in Nairobi.
He had the record for the fastest century in ODI for 19 years until Corey Anderson and AB de Villiers broke it. (Anderson 36 balls (2014) and de Villiers 31 balls (2015)).
In 1998, he took 5 for 52 against Australia in his Test Debut.
His cousin brother Javed Afridi is the CEO of Haier mobile in Pakistan.
During the 3rd ODI at Kanpur in November 2007 against India, he had a verbal fight with Gautam Gambhir.
He has a charity foundation called Shahid Afridi Foundation which provides healthcare and education facilities to the required people.
From 2009 to 2011, he was the captain of Pakistan in limited overs format.
In 2011, he announced his conditional retirement from international cricket as a protest against the PCB, and later that year he returned after Ijaz Butt got replaced as chairman of the PCB.
His family owns a Toyota Showroom in Sabzi Mandi, Karchi.
He is the slowest batsman to reach 7000 runs in about 316 innings.
He has the worst batting average of 23.31 among 87 batsmen who made more than 4000 ODI runs.