Shaheen Shah Afridi Joins An Elite List Of Bowlers | Record Alert

Shaheen Afridi is a cricketer of Pakistan's national squad. As of 2023, Shaheen Afridi will be 23 years old, born on April 6, 2000, he is Khyber Agency's fast seam bowler. Shaheen Afridi's age at present is 23 years old. From his childhood he was passionate about cricket. Riaz, his eldest brother encourages and supports him in his cricket journey. His brother is her coach and also mentor. 

Profile of Shaheen Shah Afridi

Left-arm pace bowler Shaheen Afridi is one of the brightest prospects in fast bowling right now because of his ability to bowl in the high 80s routinely. He can contribute with the bat, and his height (6'6") gives him an advantage in terms of velocity and bounce with his deliveries.

Young bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi had a memorable first-class debut in 2017 for Khan Research Laboratories. In the second innings, he bowled 15 overs and captured 8 wickets while allowing only 39 runs. His performance in his PSL debut for the Lahore Qalandars was outstanding, as he took 5 wickets while allowing only 4 runs. Those kinds of innings were sure to get him noticed, and in April of 2018, he was added to the squad that would face the West Indies. He also participated in the 2018 Under-19 World Cup, taking 12 wickets as his team's top bowler.

What about Shaheen Afridi's test match career? Afridi collected his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket during the second Test match against Sri Lanka in December 2019. He played in two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) in January 2020, both of which Bangladesh won. To further his development in the game's longest format, Afridi will join the Pakistani team on their trip to England after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in August 2020. Time is on his side, and he's already a pro at fast bowling. Throughout cricket's history, Pakistan has consistently produced top-tier fast bowlers, the most recent of whom is Shaheen Afridi.

In the World of Bowling, Shaheen Shah Afridi Has Joined the Top Tier 

After the lone Twenty20 International played between Pakistan and Australia, Shaheen Shah accomplished another first for Pakistan in his international career. Shaheen has been leading the attack for Pakistan and has always succeeded his team. For his international career, Shaheen Afridi reached 200 wickets during Pakistan and Australia's lone Twenty20 International. 

Since few Pakistani bowlers use their left arm, this was a significant achievement for Shaheen. With his 200 International wickets, Shaheen became only the fourth left-arm bowler from Pakistan to reach that milestone. They are joined by three others, including Wasim Akram, Mohammad Amir, and Wahab Riaz. Among the best bowlers Pakistan has ever produced, Shaheen is now included.

Additionally, Shaheen is one of just five bowlers in the entire globe to have taken 200 wickets before the age of 22. Shaheen Shah Afridi joins the ranks of Waqar Younis, Irfan Pathan, Saqlain Mushtaq, Rashid Khan, and others on this list. Shaheen's incredible bowling continues to earn him new records. In all three formats, he is already Pakistan's finest pace bowler. In 109 appearances across all international forms, he has taken 201 wickets.

Not only has the young guy already won the Pakistan Super League as captain, but Shaheen Afridi has also received an ICC Cricketer of the Year Award.

How many T20 matches has Shaheen played?
In 54 Twenty20 games, Shaheen Afridi batted 47 times for 9 innings. Maximum Twenty20 Runs for Shaheen Afridi is 16.
What makes Shaheen Afridi so famous?
Shaheen was given the moniker "The Eagle" because of his towering stature and ability to generate pace and bounce with his bowling.
What is the height of Shaheen Afridi?
Shaheen Afridi's height is 6 feet 6 inches. His height gives an extra advantage to his bowling. He gets extra pace and bounces when he is on the field.