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Shahdi Afridi right  from the start of his carrier became a super star. He is super star for Pakistan with no parallel in past, present and well looking at his records it is very hard to say that player like him will come in future. The boom boom Afridi is a gift for cricket, an all-rounder with so many records can’t be seen in the whole world.

Let’s have a look what this wonderful cricketer has delivered in his carrier so far.

1.    Fastest Century:

Afridi’s most precious record is the fastest century which he scored in his second match and first inning’s on just 37 balls.

Statistics of that innings are :

Batsman Score Balls 6s 4s Versus Venue Date
Shahid Afridi 102 37 11 4 Sri Lanka Nairobi Oct 1996

2.    Youngest player to score a century:

Besides scoring the fastest century, he also became the youngest player ever to score a century. when he scored century he was only 16 years and 217 days old.

3.    4th and 7th fastest centuries:

Besides the fastest century he also smashed 4th and 7th fastest centuries on 45 and 57 balls.

stats of those innings are:

Batsman Score Balls 4s 6s Versus Venue Mon/Yr
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 102 45 10 9 India Kanpur April 2005
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 124 53 17 4 Ban Dambulla June 2010

4.    2nd Fastest Fifty Twice:

Shahid Afridi has also hit fastest fifty twice on only 18 deliveries.

5th fastest fifty to his name as well (off 19 deliveries).

Batsman (Country) Score Balls 4s 6s Versus Venue Mon/Yr
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 55* 18 4 6 Holland Colombo Sept 2002

Besides these two superb 50’s Afridi also hit smashing fifties of 20, 21 and 22 balls.

5.    3rd Highest career strike rate in  one-day internationals:

Shahid Afridi due to his extraordinary hitting has the strike rate of 113.87 which is highest strike rate in one day internationals.

His strike rate in T-20 is sky high as well of  141.93

6.    Highest number  sixes in ODI career:

Shahid Afridi has smashed 298 sixes in 342 matches so far this is highest number of sixes hit by any batsman in the world in ODI another precious record of BOOM BOOM Afridi. Afridi is 28 sixes ahead from Sanath Jayasuriya who is second in the list with 270 sixes in 444 ODI games.

7.    32 runs in  one 0ver : 

Shahid Afridi holds is at second position in scoring most run off one over in ODI’s, he our classed  Sri Lanka’s CM Bandara for 32 runs in over.

8.    Most matches in career:

Shahid Afridi is also included in a list which belongs to players who played highest number of one day internationals he is at  10th number in this list.

9.    Most Man of the Match Awards by any Pakistani player:

Shahid Afridi has won the man of the match award 29 times in his career a superb match winner.This shows Afridi’s capability of match winning player.

10. Most wickets in career:

Shahid Afridi is  also included in those eleven players whom have taken above 300 wickets in ODI’s. Afridi is at number 8 with  344 wickets. Shahid Afridi is 3rd highest wicket taker for Pakistan with just two bowling legends ahead of him Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis.

11. Highest number of  wickets in T20 career:

Shahid Afridi is  leading wickets taker in T20 International’s. he has got 56 wickets to his name so far.

12. Most 5-Wickets in ODI Career:
Shahid Afridi is also in the list of those bowlers who claimed  5 or more wickets in an One day International.Afridi took 5 or more wickets in a ODI eight times and he is on 3rd place in the list in this regard.

That is why at the start i said that crickter like Afridi can’t be found again, a player with so many records in both in batting and bowling and this is why Afridi is the heart beat of every Pakistani and cricket lover.

About Faisal Sardar

Faisal Sardar is an Electronics Engineer at Colony Mills limited, Multan. He is also co-founder of this project.

18 comments

  1. afridi pleas back into your past

  2. I love BOOM BOOM SHAHID KHAN AFRIDI☻

  3. i love afridi

  4. Shahid Afridi does not holds the record of highest strike rate any more. Andre Russel of West Indies has this record with the strike rate of 119.34 and Shahid Afridi is 3rd on the list with strike rate of 114.53

    http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/records/…

  5. i love u afridi really u r a great person i love u

  6. zarmeena khan

    i really love shahid… i wana meet him… mai sb sy bari fan hn us ki ,,<3 <3 n ek record bhol gye k sb sy high 6 usi ny lgya hy

  7. Afridi duniya ka sabse hansome player hai aur sabse better alrounder i love afridi

  8. cricket is not cricket without ….BOOM BOOM SHAHID KHAN AFRIDI……

  9. Afridi Is A Perfect Captain Misbah Khama Kahi Is ka Haq Mar raha hai Afridi Back To Team As a Captain of Both Games

  10. Mr.Afridi is Dhamaka

  11. imteyaz hussain

    shahid bhi relly cricket superman hero

  12. the real hero nobody can mess with boom BooM super hero……………….

  13. he is unbearable personality and a. man of spirit.

  14. he is unbeatable personality and a. man of spirit.

  15. shamshad hussain shamma

    He is also a popular tablighi man

  16. I IOVE AFRIDI

  17. Afridi is a good caton

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