All the Details of Shaheen Shah Afridi, The Pakistani Player Biography

  1. Introduction
  2. International  Cricket Career of Shaheen Shah Afridi
  3. Biography of Shaheen Shah Afridi
  4. Achievements of Shaheen Shah Afridi
  5. Net Worth of Shaheen Shah Afridi
  6. Career Stats of Shaheen Shah Afridi-As a Batter/Bowler
  7. Social Media AccountsShaheen Shah Afridi
  8. Lesser known Facts about Shaheen Shah Afridi
  9. FAQ

There is no denying that Shaheen Shah Afridi’s potential is terrifyingly infinite. Blessed with a big, lanky body and the ability to throw very fast, Afridi, like his famous namesake, can also hit the ball very hard with the bat in hand.

Add to that his versatility as a left-arm bowler and you know why this man is so excited in Pakistan. Shaheen was born into a family of seven and is the youngest of all and possibly the most experienced. Although he had a great passion for cricket since childhood, his main interests were tennis ball cricket before being brought to life by his older brother Riaz, a miracle of a test for Pakistan, who was also the inspiration and Shaheen’s mentor. Shaheen Shah Afridi (born April 6, 2000) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays as a fast pitcher for the Pakistan national cricket team.

He made his international debut for Pakistan in April 2018 and his test game debut for the national team in December 2018.  He sees himself as an all-rounder and strives to excel at bowling, batting, and fielding. In August 2018 he was one of 33 players to receive a core contract for the 2018/19 season from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Shaheen Shah Afridi
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International Cricket Career for Shaheen Shah Afridi

In March 2018, he was called up to Pakistan’s Twenty20 International (T20I) team for their series against the West Indies. On April 3, 2018, he made his T20I debut for Pakistan against the West Indies. In September 2018, he was named a member of Pakistan’s One Day International (ODI) team for the 2018 Asia Cup. On September 21, 2018, he made his ODI debut for Pakistan against Afghanistan. In November 2018, he was named to the Pakistan test team for their series against New Zealand.

On December 3, 2018, he made his test debut for Pakistan against New Zealand. In April 2019, he was named a member of the Pakistan team for the 2019 World Cricket Championships. On July 5, 2019, in the game against Bangladesh, Shaheen became the youngest bowler to make a round of five tickets in a World Cup game and finish with the numbers 6/35. These were also the best Pakistani bowlers in a World Cup match. After the World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named Afridi as the rising star of the team.

In December 2019, during the second test match against Sri Lanka, Afridi made his first five-walk round in test cricket. In June 2020, he was included in a 29-man team for the Pakistan-to-England tour during the COVID19 pandemic. In July he was nominated to the 20-man team of Pakistan for the test matches against England. In September 2021, he was named a member of the Pakistani team for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Championship.

Biography of Shaheen Shah Afridi

Full NameShaheen Shah Afridi
Height and WeightHeight-199 CM and Weight-80 KG
Current Age 21Years Olds
ProfessionProfessional Cricketer
International Cricket Debut ODI-On 21st September 2018 against Afghanistan at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, UAE Test– 3rd  December 2018 against New Zealand at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, UAE T2OI-3rd April 2018against England at National Stadium
First-class/Domestic teamsDhaka Dynamite Lahore Qalanders Rotterdam Rhinos Team White Team Green Hampshire Birmingham Phoenix
Mother’s nameNot Known
Father’s nameAyaz Khan
Brother’s NameRiaz Afridi and five others
Sister’s NameNone
Wife/Spouse He is reportedly engaged to Shahid Afridi’s daughter Aqsa
Hobbies Traveling, playing football with friends on holidays
Favorite player of Shaheen Shah AfridiN/A
Name of College Shaheen Shah Afridiwent Not Known
Date of Birth and Place6th April 2000LandiKotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan  
ReligionIslam
NationalityPakistani
Zodiac SignAries
EthnicityMuslim
NicknameShaheen
Children0
Jersey No.40
Coach/MentorRiaz Afridi

Achievements of Shaheen Shah Afridi

Represented Pakistan in U19 Asia Cup in 2016

Made his International Debut in all three formats in 2018

Became the Youngest Player to take 5 wicket haul in a World Cup in 2019

Net Worth of Shaheen Shah Afridi

Shaheen Afridi is one of the wealthiest cricketers and one of the most popular. Shaheen Afridi’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million, according to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider. He earns from playing for national t5eam, PSL, and other domestic franchises in the world.

Career Stats of Shaheen Shah Afridi-As a Batter

MatchesT2OI- Matches-30 Innings-4Test Matches-19 Innings-27ODI Matches-28 Innings-15T20s Matches-96 Innings-
Runs1910887112
Average195.1514.506.6
Strike Rate105.5634.1260.8484.20
50s/100s/200s0/0/00/0/00/0/00/0

Career Stats of Shaheen Shah Afridi-As a Bowler

MatchesT2OI- Matches-30 Innings-30Test Matches-19 Innings-31ODI Matches-28 Innings-27T20s Matches-96 Innings-94
Wickets327653130
Average27.4125.2524.6221.78
Economy8.173.085.527.84
5W/10W03/12/04/0

Social Media AccountsShaheen Shah Afridi

  1. https://www.instagram.com/ishaheenafridi10/
  2. https://twitter.com/iShaheenAfridi?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Lesser-known Facts of Shaheen Shah Afridi:

He grew up playing tennis ball cricket. His eldest brother (Riaz Afridi) I am the reason he is an international player. He loves playing football with his childhood friends.

FAQ

Does Shaheen Shah Afridihave Girlfriend?

According to our records, he is engaged to Aqsa Afridi, the eldest daughter of Shahid Afridi.

Is Shaheen Shah Afridi playing in the ongoing T20I World Cup 2021?

OF COURSE. He is a key bowler of the Pakistan team in the world cup. He impressed the team management with his speed and variations in the death over.

Does Shaheen Shah Afridi Smoke and Drink?

He does not smoke and drink. He thinks these are prohibited in Islam, the religion he follows.