Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Shahid Afridi

   Family Background
       Sahibzada Muhammad Shahid Khan Afridi also known as new celeberity  Boom Boom Afridi was born on march 1 1980 in Khyber Agency in Pakistan. He belong to Afridi tribe of Pakhtun. His father's name is Sahabzada Fazal-ur-Rehman Afridi. His children are Aqsa Afridi, Ajwa Afridi, Asmara Afridi and Ansha Afridi.

Cricket Career

   He is famous for his fastest one day international century in 37 balls.He also made a record of most number of sixes in the match.He is also good batsman and bowler. He is in the first ten top wicket takers in the T20 Series. He took ODI captain against Sri lanka and he made century but unfortunately Pakistan loss the match. On May 2010 he was appointed captain of the Pakistani team in all formats. After he took captain of test cricket and retaired in 2006.He lead 34 ODI as a captain of Pakistani team. He play 27 test matches, 371 ODI and 70 T20 matches.

 Announced for Retired.

      On May 2011 he has announced retirement conditionally from PCB.The cricket board suspend him from central contract and fined fifty thousand rupees and revoked him no objection certificate.

Batting Style.

    His general batting style is always attacking therefor his nick name is "Boom  Boom Afridi". Out of fastest ODI centuries of all time afridi has made three of them. His strike rate in 2013 is 114 runs per 100 balls the third highest in the game's history.His strike rate in test cricket is 86.67. He hits many sixes long and high in the world.

Bowling style

   Afridi start  his career with fast bowling after he start spin.He is known as leg spinner like abdul Qader. He gets over 350 International wickets, most of which are from the ODI format. While his stock ball is mostly by, leg break. He spin very speed therefor less turn in bowling. He normally throw bouncer to a batsman which is very difficult for batsman.

Rating of Afridi in ODI series.