Shahid Afridi – Profile, career and stats

Shahid Afridi is a former Pakistani all-rounder, who is known to be the heartbeat of the nation. He is one of the finest all-rounders that Pakistan every produced. He featured in 524 games for Pakistan, scoring over 11,000 runs and picking up 541 wickets.

Shahid Afridi made his international debut in 1996 and retired from international cricket in 2017.

When was Shahid Afridi born?

Shahid Afridi was born on 1st March, 1980.

What is the hometown of Shahid Afridi?

Shahid Afridi was born in Khyber Agency, KPK, Pakistan.

Who is Shahid Afridi’s idol cricketer?

Imran Khan.

What is Shahid Afridi’s nickname?

‘Boom Boom’ and ‘Lala’.

Who is the toughest bowler that Shahid Afridi has ever faced?

Glenn McGrath.

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Best captain Shahid Afridi has played under?

Wasim Akram.

What is the favorite ODI innings of Shahid Afridi?

102(46) at Kanpur vs India in 2005.

What is Shahid Afridi’s most memorable moment as captain?

2011 world cup.

Who is Shahid Afridi’s best friend from Indian cricket team?

Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan.

Who is Shahid Afridi’s wife?

Shahid Afridi is married to Nadia Afridi and the couple has five daughters together.