Shaheen Afridi’s Biography
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Shaheen Shah Afridi (Urdu: شاھین شاہ آفریدی) is a Pakistani professional cricketer that plays as a fast bowler for the Pakistan national squad.
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Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Shaheen is a Pashtun from the Zakhakhel Afridi tribe. He has grown up in Landi Kotal, a community in Pakistan’s Khyber district near the Afghan border. Shaheen is the younger sibling of seven siblings; his elder brother, Riaz Afridi, also known as his 15 years older mentor, played one Test match for Pakistan in 2004. Shaheen began his cricket career at Landi Kotal’s Tatara Ground, named after the adjacent Tatara hills.
After only playing tennis-ball cricket, Riaz Afridi brought Shaheen to hard-ball cricket during the FATA Under-16 tests ln 2015. Excellence at this stage led to Shaheen’s selection for the Under-16 tour of Australia in November 2015, when he contributed four wickets in the 2–1 One-Day and Twenty20 series triumphs.
SHAHEEN AFRIDI PERSONAL INFO
|Age as in 2021||21 years old|
|Birthplace||Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
SHAHEEN AFRIDI FAMILY INFO
He has belonged to a well-known cricket background family. He is the child of Ayaz Khan, a cousin of Shahid Afridi, and is engaged to Shahid Afridi’s eldest daughter Aqsa Afridi.
SHAHEEN AFRIDI EDUCATION:
SHAHEEN AFRIDI’s BODY STATS:
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Eye colour||Light brown|
Domestic and T20 career
Afridi was named to the Pakistan Under-19 cricket squad for the 2016 Under-19 Asia Cup in Sri Lanka in December 2016. In Pakistan’s nine-wicket triumph against Singapore in the U-19 Asia Cup opener, he claimed three wickets for 27 runs.
Afridi signed a two-year deal with Dhaka Dynamites, a big Bangladesh Premier League team, in September 2017. On September 26, 2017, he made his first-class debut for Khan Research Laboratories in the 2017–18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. He grabbed eight wickets for 39 runs in the match’s t20i, the most remarkable statistic for a Pakistani bowler making his first-class debut.
Afridi recorded his second five-wicket haul in three T20 games on October 2, 2020, in the 2020–21 National T20 Cup, with stats of 5/20 from four overs. Shortly afterwards, in a match against Sindh, Afridi grabbed another five-wicket haul for 5/21.
Afridi agreed to a contract with Middlesex in October 2021 to play in English domestic tournaments until July 2022.
SHAHEEN AFRIDI’S INTERNATIONAL CAREER
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He was included in Pakistan’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the West Indies series in March 2018. On April 3 2018, he made his T20I debut for Pakistan against the West Indies. He was included in Pakistan’s One Day International (ODI) team for the 2018 Asia Cup in September 2018.
Shaheen became the youngest bowler to record a five-wicket sweep in a World Cup competition in July 2019, in a tournament against Bangladesh, ending with statistics of 6/35. Most of these were Pakistan’s most impressive bowling stats in a World Cup match by a bowler. The International Cricket Council (ICC) designated Afridi the team’s emerging star based on World Cup.
Afridi recorded his first five-wicket performance in Test cricket in December 2019, during the second Test match against Sri Lanka.
He was picked to a 29-man team for Pakistan’s COVID-19 pandemic visit to England in June 2020. In July, he was included in Pakistan’s 20-man squad for the Test matches against England.
Shaheen got picked to Pakistan’s team for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021.
The International Cricket Council named Afridi Cricketer of the Year in January 2022. In 2021, he collected 78 wickets in 36 international matches.
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES OF SHAHEEN SHAH AFRIDI
- He is on Instagram with 679 K followers. Shaheen’s Instagram is @ishaheenafridi10.
- Shaheen Afridi’s Twitter handle is @iShaheenAfridi. He has 766.3k followers on his Twitter.
- Shaheen Afridi’s Facebook is ishaheenshahafridi, with 7M followers.