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Shaheen Afridi


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BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 19 8 42 64 6 21.00 65.62 0 0 19 2 2 2 0
TESTs 3 6 23 38 2 5.75 60.53 0 0 14 2 1 0 0
T20s 10 1 0 2 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 19 18 154 847 40 21.18 5.50 35/6 1 0
TESTs 3 5 103 377 12 31.42 3.65 64/4 0 0
T20s 10 10 38 288 14 20.57 7.58 20/3 0 0
ABOUT

Shaheen Shah Afridi is a professional cricket player from Pakistan. He was born on 6 April 2000 in Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. He plays as a left arm fast bowler. He came to the limelight in 2017 as a bowler who can ball over at 145 kmph and also hit big shots when the need arises. He was given a central contract by the Pakistan Cricket Board for the 2018-19 season.


Early life and career


Shaheen was introduced to hardball cricket by his brother Riaz Afridi. He started his career in cricket from the local ground in his native, the Tatara Ground. Shaheen’s success at FATA Under-16 trials in 2015 led to him being selected for the Under-16 tour of Australia where he took a total of four wickets.


Domestic Career


In 2016, Afridi was selected in the national side to play in the 2016 Under-19 Asia Cup which was held in Sri Lanka. In 2017, he was signed by Bangladesh Premier League’s franchise, Dhaka Dynamites on a two-year contract. He made his first-class in 2017-18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy while playing for Khan Research Laboratories.


Later that year, he was selected for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup squad of Pakistan. He went on to become the highest wicket-taker of his side by bagging 12 wickets in the tournament. He was named as the rising star of the squad by the ICC for his excellent performance.


His Twenty20 debut was for Pakistan Super League side, Lahore Qalandars in the 2018 season of the League. The same year, he made his List A debut for Baluchistan in the 2018 Pakistan Cup.


International Career


He made his Twenty20 International debut against West Indies on 3 April 2018. He was selected for the 2018 Asia Cup squad of Pakistan. His ODI debut was against Afghanistan in September of 2018.


His Test debut came against New Zealand on 3 December 2018. In April 2019, he was selected for Pakistan’s squad for 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.


Career Stats


CompetitionTestODIT20I
Matches3107
Runs2315-
Batting average5.7515.00-
100s/50s0/00/00/0
Top score1414*-
Balls bowled619461156
Wickets121911
Bowling average31.4119.3618.45
Best bowling4/644/383/20
Catches010


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