Shaheen Shah Afridi biography 2023

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Shaheen Shah Afridi was born on April 6, 2000, in Khyber Agency. He is one of the best pacers in the world right now.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography ICC U19

Shaheen became a star after the 2018 ICC U19 World Cup, where he took 12 wickets in five games with an average of 24.33 and an economy rate of 3.65. He is a tall left-arm pacer who is able to make the ball talk.

When the West Indies went to Pakistan in April 2018 for a T20I series, he was put on the team right away. Shaheen has been getting better and better in all types of cricket since then, making him Pakistan’s pace spearhead.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography

Shaheen Afridi Quick Info
Height 6 ft 6 in
Weight 83 kg
Date of Birth April 6, 2000
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography about Family

Afridi is part of the Pashtun tribe of Zakhakhel Afridi. He grew up in Landi Kotal, a town in Pakistan’s Khyber District that is right next to Afghanistan. His oldest brother, Riaz Afridi, is 15 years older than him and played one Test match for Pakistan in 2004. He is the youngest of seven brothers. Shaheen began playing cricket at the Tatara Ground in Landi Kotal, which is named for the Tatara hills that are close by.

At the FATA Under-16 trials in 2015, Riaz Afridi taught Shaheen how to play hard-ball cricket. Before that, Shaheen had only played tennis-ball cricket.

Shaheen was chosen to go on a tour of Australia with the Under-16 team in November 2015. He took four wickets, which helped the team win the One-Day and Twenty20 series by 2-1.

Family & Relatives

Brother: Riaz Afridi

  • Hina Shaheen
  • Shaheen Jafargholi
  • Riaz Afridi
Shaheen Shah Afridi brother
Riaz Afridi

Marital Status: In a relationship

No. of Children: None

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography Records – Tests:

Shaheen Shah Afridi took his first five wickets in a Test match on December 19, 2019, against Sri Lanka in Karachi. By doing that, he became the 25th youngest person ever to do that, and the eighth youngest person from Pakistan.

Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography
Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography

Shaheen Shah Afridi is the third-youngest pacer in the 21st century to take 10 wickets in a Test. When he took 6-51 and 4-53 against the West Indies at Sabina Park in Jamaica on August 21, he was 21 years and 136 days old.

Shaheen Shah Afridi also joined Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, and Mohammad Zahid as the four youngest pace bowlers in Pakistan to get a ten-for. He is the 23rd youngest person to reach that point.

In the current round of the World Test Championship, Shaheen Afridi has taken 41 wickets in eight games. He is 10th on the all-time list of bowlers with the most wickets in a series.

Shaheen Afridi took the most wickets for Pakistan and was the second most successful bowler in Tests overall in 2021. The left-handed seamer took 47 wickets in 17 innings, with an average of 17.06. He had three five-wicket hauls and one ten-for.

Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography Records - Tests
Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography Records – Tests

Shaheen Afridi has taken 208 wickets in 97 international matches, making him the fourth-most successful left-arm pacer for Pakistan.

Shaheen Shah Afridi Stats – (Tests)

Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets Average E/R S/R 5/10s BBI BBM
25 42 4858 2462 99 24.86 3.04 49.0 4/1 6/51 10/94

 

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography Records- ODIs:

Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography Records- ODIs
Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography Records- ODIs

Shaheen Shah Afridi made history during the 2019 World Cup match against Afghanistan. He was the first teenager to take four wickets in the main event. When he took 4/47 to win the match, Afridi had been alive for 19 years and 84 days.

Shaheen made more history in the same World Cup. When he took 6/35 against Bangladesh, he became the first teenager (19 years and 90 days old) to get a five-wicket-haul in the every-four-years event. He was the eighth-youngest player in ODIs overall and the fourth-youngest Pakistani to get a five-for.

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In the 50-over World Cup, Afridi’s figures of 6/35 are the best by a Pakistani bowler.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography 2019

Shaheen Afridi ended the 2019 World Cup with 16 wickets, which is the most wickets ever taken by a teenager in the tournament’s history.

Shaheen Afridi is one of 11 bowlers in the world who have taken four or more wickets in three straight innings. In three innings from June 2019 to October 2020, he got 4/47 against Afghanistan, 6/35 against Bangladesh, and then 5/49 against Zimbabwe.

Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography Records- ODIs

Shaheen Afridi is one of only 11 bowlers in the history of one-day international (ODI) cricket to have taken five wickets in two straight games.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography 2021

Shaheen Shah Afridi took 50 wickets on April 7, 2021. This was the eighth-fastest time to do so based on the number of games played. In his 25th ODI, he got his 50th wicket.

Shaheen Shah Afridi Stats – (ODI)

Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets Average E/R S/R 4/5 BBI BBM
32 31 1611 1480 62 23.87 5.51 25.9 5/2 6/35 6/35

 

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography Records – T20Is

Shaheen Shah Afridi became the third-youngest cricket player to play for Pakistan in T20Is when he made his debut against the West Indies in Karachi on April 3, 2018. He was 17 years and 362 days old at the time.

Shaheen Shah Afridi has taken 47 wickets in 40 innings with an average of 24.31 and an economy rate of 7.75. This makes him the sixth-highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in T20Is among pacers.

shaheen afridi height and weight
Shaheen Shah Afridi biography

Shaheen Afridi’s best performance in a Twenty20 International (T20I) so far was against India at the World Cup in 2021. The left-handed pacer wiped out the famous Indian top order and ended up with 3/31, which was enough to win the game. He was named Player of the Match because of how well he played when Pakistan beat India in the World Cup.

Shaheen Shah Afridi Stats – (T20I)

Matches Innings Balls Wickets Average E/R S/R 4/5 BBI BBM
40 47 884 47 24.31 7.75 18.8 0/0 3/20 3/20

 

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography about Girlfriend

He has dated

Aqsa 

In March 2021, the famous former Pakistani cricket player Shahid Afridi tweeted that Shaheen’s family had asked his daughter Aqsa to be their daughter’s bride. Later, Pakistani news outlets said that both families had agreed to the match, but that no date had been set for the wedding. It was also not clear if Shaheen and Aqsa had ever dated before, because it was likely that the two families had met face-to-face for the proposal, since both Shaheen and Aqsa’s families were from the Afridi tribe and played cricket.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography

Ethnicity

Asian

He is of Pashtun (Zakha Khel clan of the Afridi tribe) descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Shaheen Afridi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics
Shaheen Afridi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jersey Number

  • 10 – Northern (Pakistani Domestic Cricket), Lahore Qalandars (PSL)
  • 40 – Test Match, One Day International (ODI), T20 International (T20I), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistani Domestic Cricket), Hampshire County Cricket Club (English Domestic Cricket)

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-parted, wavy hair
  • Clean-shaven look

Religion

Islam

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography Facts

  1. Shaheen got an amazing 8/39 in the second innings of his first first-class match, which was for Khan Research Laboratories in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2017–18 season.
  2. This was, at the time, the best start to a first-class career by a Pakistani bowler.
    In England’s best domestic T20 tournament, the T20 Blast, which took place in September 2020, he took 4 wickets in a row with 4 consecutive balls, giving him a spell of 6/19 that was hard to believe.
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Shaheen Shah Afridi  biography Records- ODIs

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography 2021

  1. The next month, in the 2020–21 National T20 Cup in Pakistan, he had two matches in which he got 5/20 and 5/21 within 4 days of each other.
  2. In Pakistan’s match against Bangladesh at the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, he had a spell of 6/35 and became the youngest bowler to take 5 wickets in a World Cup match.
  3. Shaheen couldn’t play in the Asia Cup 2022 because he hurt the ligament in his right knee while fielding in Sri Lanka’s First Test in Galle in July 2022. Because of the injury, he was sent to London to get better.
  4. Shaheen’s best bowling numbers in T20I cricket were 4-0-22-4, which he got against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage match on November 6, 2022.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography lifestyle

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography
Shaheen Shah Afridi biography
  1. Shaheen Afridi is a professional cricket player from Pakistan.
  2. He has played for his country in all three types of cricket (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is) as a fast bowler. Before making the senior national team in all three formats in the same year (2018), he led Pakistan to a third-place finish at the 2018 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup, where he took the most wickets (12).
  3. In Pakistan, he has played for the departmental team Khan Research Laboratories (2017) and the regional/state teams Balochistan (2018), Northern (2019-20), and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (2020-21) in all three formats.
  4. Shaheen has also played domestic cricket outside of his home country, which is rare in modern cricket. He has done this for the Hampshire County Cricket Club (2020) in England. Shaheen Shah Afridi biography
  5. In franchise-based T20 leagues, he has played for Dhaka Dynamites (2017) in the BPL and Lahore Qalandars (2018–present) in the PSL (Pakistan Super League)Shaheen Shah Afridi biography.

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography about wife:

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography
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Shaheen Shah Afridi biography Lahore Qalandars

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography
Shaheen Shah Afridi biography

Shaheen Afridi gift from Lahore Qalandar

The gift was given by franchise CEO Atif Rana to show his appreciation for the left-arm pacer’s work.

Lahore Qalandars gift Shaheen Afridi a brand new car 2022
Lahore Qalandars gift Shaheen Afridi a brand new car 2022
  • Lahore Qalandars, the PSL 2022 champions and the most active team in the league, held an event for Captain Qalandar Shaheen Shah Afridi to thank him for his work for the team.
  • The CEO of the Lahore Qalandars, Atif Rana, gave the left-arm pacer a brand-new car at an event on June 13, 2022.
  • Speaking at the event, Atif Rana said:
  • “Shaheen started his career with us and we believed in him and decided to give him the captaincy of Lahore Qalandars because deep down we knew about Shaheen’s passion and believed in him that he can lead the team very well and everyone saw the results of it so we thank him for his performance.”

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Shaheen Afridi thanked the team for taking care of him and praised his whole team for helping them win their first PSL trophy.

I always feel proud to play for my own team, everyone supported me here and from the emerging category to the captaincy of Lahore Qalandars it’s all because of your support so thank you so much

he said.

Whenever I saw Shaheen, the thing that comes to my mind is that God blessed him with good skills, luck, and personality, we really feel proud to call him our captain and our leader, I wish him luck for his future,”
 said franchises’ head coach Aqib Javed.

Aqib Javed blames workload for Shaheen Shah Afridi’s injury

Shaheen Shah Afridi's injury
Shaheen Shah Afridi’s injury
  • The head coach of the Lahore Qalandars, Aqib Javed, thinks that the pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi’s injury may have been caused by too much work.
  • PCB said earlier today that Afridi will not be able to play in the upcoming PSL 2023. This is a big blow to the Pakistan team, who were counting on his bowling in the upcoming international tournament.
  • When asked what he thought about Afridi’s being kicked off the team, the former Test cricketer told the team’s leaders to be patient.
  • “It could be due to workload. Shaheen has been playing cricket continuously. No doubt, it’s a huge loss for Pakistan before Asia Cup and the team will feel his absence,”

  • he told topnow.
    “Team management should deal with patience. Do not panic in this situation and let Shaheen recover completely. He has a long career ahead,”he added.Javed said Pakistani left-arm bowlers have always troubled Indian batters. “Previously, it was Amir and then Shaheen, left-arm pacers always gave tough time to Indian batters. Amir led us to victory in Champions Trophy 2017 and Shaheen in T20 World Cup 2021,” he highlighted.Meanwhile, Qalandars’ CEO Atif Rana ensured full support to the young pacer.

    “We pray for Shaheen’s swift recovery. Lahore Qalandars is always there to support our champion captain. We look forward to seeing him in a Pakistan shirt soon,”

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Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Residence

Pakistan

Nationality

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Shaheen Shah Afridi biography about lahore qalandars

Shaheen Shah Afridi biography
Shaheen Shah Afridi biography

The enormous talent of Shaheen Afridi has just been acknowledged as the left arm quicky is set to represent Pakistan against the West Indies. We wish him a great future ahead.

FAQs about Shaheen Shah Afridi biography

Which car is gifted to Shaheen?

Lahore Qalandars gift Shaheen Afridi a brand new car 2022
Lahore Qalandars gift Shaheen Afridi a brand new car 2022

As a token of appreciation for Afridi’s efforts, the franchise has gifted him a brand new Toyota SUV. Left-arm paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi has been the toast of Pakistan cricket for a while now.

Is Shaheen Shah married?

Personal life. In March 2021, it was reported that Shaheen Shah Afridi will be engaged to Shahid Afridi’s elder daughter Aqsa. In July 2022, Afridi was honoured with an “honorary” Deputy Superintendent of the Police (DSP) rank in the KPK Police as a goodwill ambassador.

Who is Shaheen Afridi biography?

Afridi is part of the Pashtun tribe of Zakhakhel Afridi. He grew up in Landi Kotal, a town in Pakistan’s Khyber District that is right next to Afghanistan. His oldest brother, Riaz Afridi, is 15 years older than him and played one Test match for Pakistan in 2004. He is the youngest of seven brothers.

Where was Shaheen Afridi born?

Lanḍī Kōtal (Pashto: لنډي کوتل, Urdu: لنڈی کوتل) or Lwargai (Pashto: لواړګی Lwāṛgai) is a town in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, and the administrative capital of Khyber District. It used to be one of the biggest towns in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. It is 1,072 metres (3,517 feet) above sea level and is on the way to Peshawar across the mountains. Landi Kotal is on the western edge of the Khyber Pass, which is the entrance to Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Province, which is only 5 km (3 mi) to the west.

Is Shaheen Afridi playing World Cup?

Shaheen Shah Afridi's injury

Shaheen Afridi will go to Australia with the Pakistan team for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 after he finishes his rehabilitation programme overseen by the PCB Medical Advisory Committee.

Who is the father in law of Shaheen Afridi?

Shahid Khan Afridi
Shahid Khan Afridi

Afridi is part of the Pashtun tribe of Zakhakhel Afridi. He grew up in Landi Kotal, a town in Pakistan’s Khyber District that is right next to Afghanistan. His oldest brother, Riaz Afridi, is 15 years older than him and played one Test match for Pakistan in 2004. He is the youngest of seven brothers.

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