Shaheen Afridi - profile, career and stats

Shaheen Shah Afridi plays for the Pakistan cricket team and is considered one of the best bowlers in the world. He features for Pakistan team in all formats of the game and is considered extremely dangerous with the new ball in his hand.

Shaheen made his international debut in Tests, ODIs and T20Is in 2018.

The Pakistan pacer is the first bowler to claim four wickets in the first over of the innings in T20 cricket. Shaheen achieved the feat during the T20 Blast 2023 while playing for Nottinghamshire against Birmingham Bears.

When was Shaheen Afridi born?

Shaheen was born on April 6, 2000.

Where was Shaheen Afridi born?

Shaheen was born in Landi Kotal, which is a town in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.

Shaheen Afridi’s current PSL team

The left-armer plays for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He led the team to back-to-back titles in 2022 and 2023.

Shaheen Afridi’s role model

Shaheen’s role model is his big brother Riaz Afridi, who is also a former Pakistan cricketer.

Shaheen Afridi’s favourite cricketers

Legendary all-rounders Wasim Akram and Shahid Afridi are Shaheen’s favourite cricketers.

Who is Shaheen Afridi’s wife?

Ansha Afridi, daughter of Shahid Afridi, is Shaheen’s wife.

Who should play Shaheen’s role if a movie is made about him?

Shaheen wants renowned actor Ahmed Ali Akbar to play his role in a movie.

Shaheen Afridi’s goals

He wants to become number one bowler in all three formats of the game.

Shaheen Afridi’s nicknames

Shaheen’s nicknames are ‘Sheenu’ and ‘Lala’.

Shaheen Afridi’s favourite holiday destination

Islamabad and Queenstown in New Zealand.