Shahid Afridi Biography
Currently, Shahid Afridi is the captain of Pakistan T 20 squad. Pakistani team is fighting in the world T20 2016 to fetch the title for one more time. Well, the Pathan boy, Shahid Afridi was born in Khyber Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas on 1st March 1980. Afridi is commonly known as ‘Boom Boom Afridi’ but his real and complete name is Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi. He is known as one of the best big-hitting all-rounder of the world. Shahid Afridi mother died in 2004 while his father named Sahibzada Fazul-ur-Rehman died recently.
As far as Afridi’s siblings are concerned, he has six brothers and four sisters. Since his debut in 1996, he has always remained in the news for one or another reason. Throughout his career, he enjoyed spectacular and tremendous love of his Pakistani fans. In addition to that, Afridi is also running an organization under the title of ‘Shahid Afridi Foundation’ that helps to provide facilities in the fields of health and education. Apart from that, he was recognized as the number one athlete of Pakistan in terms of charity, by the organization ‘Do Something’ in the year 2015.
Shahid Afridi Wedding
Being an aggressive batsman, Shahid Afridi suffered from several controversies both on and off the field. Without any doubts, Shahid Afridi has been enjoying a great number of fan following consisting of the males and females, the day, he stepped into the arena of cricket. But we only learned about the gossips of Afridi’s scandal but there was no concrete evidence behind these rumors. He got married to a pretty and gorgeous lady Nadia and he is happy with his married life.
Shahid Afridi Daughters
Shahid Afridi is blessed with four cute daughters named as Asmara, Aqsa, Ajwa and Ansha. People always notice great affection and love of Shahid Afridi for his daughters both on and off the field. Afridi’s daughters are no more than the real celebrities. Especially in the PSL, during the Peshawar Zalmi matches, Afridi’s daughters were present in the stadium and supporting their father’s team.
Interestingly, when Ajwa and Asmara were asked whom they were supporting, the cute dolls said that they were supporting Shoaib Malik. They stated that all of them were Pakistani players so it was tough to choose anybody.
Shahid Afridi Career
Shahid Afridi started his career only at the age of 16 and in his 2nd One Day International against Sri Lanka; he blasted his way to a century only on 37 balls. During his career, he has played 27 test matches. He scored 1716 runs with an average of 36.51. He also got 48 wickets with an economy rate of 3.21.
In 398 One Day Internationals, Shahid Afridi scored 8064 with an average of 23.57.Shahid Afridi took 395 wickets with an economy rate of 4.62. In addition to that, Shahid Afridi has appeared in 95 T20s. He has scored 2270 with an average of 23.89. As far as Afridi’s bowling is concerned, he got 95 wickets with an economy rate of 6.57.
Shahid Afridi Special news
During his current T20 World cup campaign, Shahid Afridi gave a controversial statement stating that he got more love in India as compared to Pakistan. In this regard, Pakistani media and masses criticized him a lot. But as a captain of Pakistan team, he got a good start in the T20 world cup2016 by defeating Bangladesh.
Shahid Afridi interview
In a recent interview, Shahid Afridi stated that he is under enormous pressure of his friends and family to take back the decision of retirement. He said that he is in a fix to decide about his career at this point. He further added that he will review his fitness after the T20 world cup 2016 and then he will decide about his future.