Shahid Khan Afridi was born in Khyber Agency on 1st March 1980, and his full name is Sahibzada Muhammad Shahid Khan Afridi, belongs to a Pashtun family. He is a part of Afridi tribe of Khyber Agency. He is a well known Pakistani cricketer playing in International Pakistan Cricket team from 1996. No doubt, he is one of the successful cricketers in the history of Pakistan cricket. He is also success full in his social and personal life. Shahid Khan Afridi is married to Nadia Afridi and has two cute daughters, Aqsa and Ansha.
He is an all rounder in Pakistan cricket team. He has played 27 Test matches and 334 One Day International matches; he has also played 46 T20 International matches from Pakistan. Shahid Khan Afridi has made fastest century in ODI and has also made a record of scoring 32 runs in an over. Shahid Khan Afridi is at the top that has made maximum sixes, has taken 48 wickets in his test innings and 300 wickets in ODIs. Shahid Khan Afridi has served Pakistan cricket team by becoming Captain from 2009 to 2011 and during his captaincy; Pakistan has won T20 ICC World Cup in 2009. He is famous among his fans as “Boom Boom Afridi” for giving those marvelous and aggressive batting styles. Although he was selected in Pakistan team for his Leg Spin Bowling but he made his fame in the batting more than bowling.
Shahid Afirdi: Honors and Achievements:
He is the person who has made the fastest century in the world in One Day matches in very few balls. The fastest century he has made against Sri Lanka in 1996 in which he hit 102 in just 37 balls. He has taken many wickets as a bowler in his career. He gain test debut against Australia in 1998 and ODI debut against Kenya in 1996. Shahid Khan Afridi has got an award from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 2010 as the “Pride of Performance Award”.
Side Business of Shahid Afridi: an aim of promoting Pakistani Culture:
The legend of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Khan Afridi has entered into fashion industry in 2007 with a mission to “Promote Culture of Pakistan”. He is offering all kinds of men eastern wear including kids wear and other accessories. Now he is in the field of fashion from 4 years and has got a lot of fame as he has got from his aggressive batting in cricket. Now it has 11 outlets in the country and providing a wide range of casual and formal wear. All the cricket lovers and fans of Shahid Khan Afridi use to say that cricket is incomplete with out Shahid Khan Afridi. Shahid Afridi have some blogs and facebook page on internet.
Shahid Afridi: Controversy:
Shahid Afridi was blamed to bite ball during a match on 31st January 2010. The cameras have captured Shahid Afridi while biting ball when he was playing with his team against Australia in a One Day match series. After this case, Shahid Afridi was caught in another controversy of Ball Tempering. After this Ball Tempering case, Shahid Khan was banned for T20 internationals.