Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi, known as Shahid Afridi is a Pakistani cricketer and was the captain of the Pakistan National Cricket Team. He is widely considered as one of the most significant figures of this sport. He is well known for his aggressive and destructive batting. He was a leg spinner bowler and Right Handed Batsman. His Shirt number was 10. He has a nickname of “Boom Boom“.
Shahid Afridi’s Biography and Career!
Shahid Khan Afridi was born on the 1st of March, 1980 in FATA, Pakistan. He started his professional career in 1996. In his First International innings, Afridi broke the record for the fastest century in ODI. He scored a century in just 37 balls, that record stood for 17 years. He getting attention from his very first innings. He made his test debut in 1998.
Afridi considers himself a better bowler than a batsman. He has taken 395 wickets in ODI and 48 wickets in tests. He also has taken 98 T20I Wickets. Afridi has smashed most sixes in ODI History. He was well known for his sixes and aggressive batting, and he has the quality to change matches in any direction. Afridi won Man of the Tournament in 2009 T20 WC and he also won the Man of the Match in Finale against Sri Lanka in 2009 T20 WC.
Afridi led his team to Semi-Finals in ICC World Cup 2011 losing against their rivals India. He resigned from T20 Captaincy in 2016 T20 WC and retired in 2018. Afridi has scored over 11,000+ International runs and 550 International Wickets in his magnificent career. He is considered one of the best All-Rounders of all time. He retired from International cricket in 2018 but hasn’t left Leagues yet. Afridi is a star and idol of the young generation.
March 1, 1975
Khyber Agency, Pakistan
Shahid Afridi’s Height & Weight
Shahid Khan Afridi has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.82 meters. He weighs around 72 kg or 170 lbs. He is still fit even his 46 years old age. He does proper diet and exercise on daily basis for his fitness.
5 ft 10 inch or 1.82 metres
77 kg or 170 lbs
Shahid Afridi’s Net Worth
Shahid Khan Afridi has a Net Worth of $30 million. He is one of the richest Pakistani cricketers. He has a salary of more than $2 million per year. He has his own foundation for social welfare. His main source of earning is his cricketing career and endorsements.
Shahid Afridi's Net Worth
Net Worth in 2022
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Shahid Khan Afridi has almost 3 million followers on Instagram and has 13 million followers on Facebook.