Whereas social media is abuzz with heat needs, similar to “you are our pleasure” and Shahid Afridi being “the person who made us loopy for the sport of cricket”, there’s additionally a debate since Wikipedia, Google, his e book, and he himself have offered completely different ages — 45, 41, 46, and 44, respectively.
No matter his age could also be, nonetheless, the actual fact is that the veteran cricketer has given Pakistan a lot to rejoice about and be pleased with. This is a have a look at his feats and milestones by means of the years.
Within the T20 World Cup 2007, he was named the “Participant of the Match”.
Within the T20 World Cup 2009, he was awarded the title of “Participant of the Semis and Finals”.
Within the Asia Cup 2012, he was named the “Participant of the Remaining”.
Shahid Afridi can be the participant who scored the quickest ODI century in 1996 at 37 balls.
He additionally has the honour of being a one-time champion of the T20 World Cup.
The legendary cricketer scored essentially the most sixes in ODI cricket at 351 sixes.
He remained second in bagging essentially the most wickets in T20I at 98 from 99 matches.
Furthermore, Afridi holds the report for taking essentially the most variety of wickets as captain in T20Is, at 40.
The veteran cricketer additionally grew to become the first-ever participant to attain a hat-trick within the 10-over match format for Pakhtoons vs Maratha Arabians in 2017.
Sadly, he additionally has a report of conceding most runs as a bowler in his T20I profession, at 2,362 runs.
As a civilian, then again, Shahid Afridi was awarded the Delight of Efficiency on March 23, 2010, and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz on March 23, 2018.