Shahid afridi was born on 1 march 1980. He started his cricketing career in 1996 and till date he has played more than 436 matches which includes 27 test matches, 59 Twenty 20 internationals and 350 ODI’s. Afridi is known for his fierce batting style because of which he has broken many records as well as made many new ones as well. Afridi holds the record for the fastest century, scoring 32 runs in just an over, hitting most number of sixes in the history of cricket and the list goes on. He has now become a national hero by his innings performances.
Afridi is know all over the world by Boom Boom Afridi which his fans call him when he enters the ground. He has also managed to make records by his bowling. Afridi, initially started off as a fast bowler but later mastered in leg spin in. He has taken more than 300 wickets in his career. He is recently been thrashed for his consistent and performances and the reason for him being not picked for the starting 11. His bowling performances have kept him in the team and aswell as his very strong fan base. He is popular amongst the masses as he is an entertainer on and off the field.