Boom Boom Shahid Afridi is a Pakistani Bowler. He was born in 1st March 1980 at Khyber Agency, Fata, Pakistan. He is a popular Pakistani Cricketer. He also known as Boom Boom Afridi Lala. He is one of the most unpredictable Player who can change the game at any critical or last moment. Shahid Afridi right from the start of his career became a super star. Shahid Afridi is a Pakistani fast bowler.
Shahid Afridi Amazing Bowling Record
Shahid Afridi only second player have taken 500 Wickets in the International cricket. Shahid Afridi bowling style is right arm leg spin. Shahid Afridi has clinched 48 wickets in Test, 378 wickets in ODI and 75 wickets in T20s. In all has 501 wickets under his belt in all formats. His presence remains as ray of hope for viewers till the last moment no matter how difficult the match might. Afridi has taken 393 wickets in his 20 years long career. Shahid Afridi played 391 matches till now. His best bowling performance was against West Indies, where he got 7 wickets for only 12 runs. Shahid Afridi bowling attack was very dangerous against west Indies. That was the 2nd best bowling performance in the ODI history. Shahid Afridi has done this magic three times in his career he took 5 wickets. Shahid Afridi has 81 wickets in T20 career, he played 77 T20s. Three time picking up 4 wickets in match. Shahid Afridi has taken 41 wickets in different T20 World cups. This is still a world record. Shahid Afridi is having fast bowler. He considers himself a better bowler than batsman.He bowls at a high speed at a spinner. He occasionally sends down a bouncer to a batsman, which is very rare for a spin bowler. Shahid Afridi bowling figures of 7 for 12 were the second best in ODIs. These figures were also the best for a bowler bowling 3rd change or later in an innings.