Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi, known as Shahid Afridi, is a Pakistani cricketer and the former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. He is widely considered one of the most popular cricketers of all time. An all-rounder, Afridi bowled leg spin and was recognized for his aggressive batting.
Afridi was also a world record holder, holding the record for the fastest ODI century, in 37 deliveries. The record stood for 17 years before being broken by Corey Anderson.He also holds the record for having hit the most sixes in the history of ODI cricket.Bowling-wise Afridi, who considers himself a better bowler than batsman, has taken 395 wickets in ODI and 48 Test wickets. In addition he has also taken 98 T20I wickets.
Shahid Afridi Personal Life Details
Shahid Afridi was born on the 1 March 1980 in Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan. He was the captain of Peshawar Zalmi in the 2016 Pakistan Super League, having been the first player to be picked in the competition, and won the trophy with them in 2017. He also represented the Karachi Kings in 2018 and currently plays for the Multan Sultans in the PSL.