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Shahid Afridi

Allrounder

Did you know?

He has a clothing line.

RUNS
1716
AVERAGE
36.51

Shahid Afridi

Allrounder

Did you know?

He has a clothing line.

RUNS
8064
AVERAGE
23.58

Shahid Afridi

Allrounder

Did you know?

He has a clothing line.

RUNS
1405
AVERAGE
18.01

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Leg-Break

AGE
37
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Khyber Agency

COUNTRY

Pakistan

Pakistan

Bio

A veteran of the Pakistan team, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be Shahid Afridi’s farewell to one-day cricket, with the allrounder announcing he will retire after the tournament.

Afridi, known for his aggressive batting and leg-spin bowling, has been delighting cricket fans around the world since making his one-day international debut in 1996.

With more than 385 ODI caps to his name, Afridi at one point held the record for the fastest one-day century – scored off 37 balls in his first ODI innings – before the title was taken by Corey Anderson.

Equally damaging with the ball, Afridi has taken more than 390 one-day wickets including career-best figures of 7-12 – a stunning haul captured against West Indies in mid-2013. 

Afridi is no stranger to the ICC Cricket World Cup, having played in the 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 tournaments.

His best World Cup performance was against Kenya in 2011 when he took 5-16.

Afridi retired from Test cricket in 2006 to concentrate on his limited overs game, but made a one-off return in 2010. His Test cricket record includes 27 matches, 1716 runs and 48 wickets.

MATCHES
27
DEBUT
1998
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
156
BEST BOWLING
5-52
Bowling
WICKETS
48
AVERAGE
35.6
ECONOMY
3.21
S/R
66.5
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1716
INNINGS
48
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
36.51
100s
5
50s
8
MATCHES
399
DEBUT
1996
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
124
BEST BOWLING
7-12
Bowling
WICKETS
396
AVERAGE
34.4
ECONOMY
4.63
S/R
44.6
5W
9
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
8064
INNINGS
369
NOT OUTS
27
AVERAGE
23.58
100s
6
50s
39
MATCHES
98
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
54
BEST BOWLING
4-11
Bowling
WICKETS
97
AVERAGE
24.4
ECONOMY
6.61
S/R
22.1
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1405
INNINGS
90
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
18.01
100s
0
50s
4

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