KARACHI: Seasoned Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who’s at the moment related to the Pakistan Tremendous League’s (PSL 2021) franchise Multan Sultans, is celebrating his birthday at this time — Monday.
Whereas social media is abuzz with heat needs, similar to “you’re our pride” and Shahid Afridi being “the man who made us crazy for the game of cricket”, there’s additionally a debate since Wikipedia, Google, his ebook, and he himself have offered completely different ages — 45, 41, 46, and 44, respectively.
No matter his age could also be, nevertheless, the very fact is that the veteran cricketer has given Pakistan a lot to have a good time about and be pleased with. Here is a have a look at his feats and milestones via the years.
Within the T20 World Cup 2007, he was named the “Player of the Tournament”.
Within the T20 World Cup 2009, he was awarded the title of “Player of the Semis and Finals”.
Within the Asia Cup 2012, he was named the “Player of the Final”.
Shahid Afridi can also be the participant who scored the quickest ODI century in 1996 at 37 balls.
He additionally has the honour of being a one-time champion of the T20 World Cup.
The legendary cricketer scored essentially the most sixes in ODI cricket at 351 sixes.
He remained second in bagging essentially the most wickets in T20I at 98 from 99 matches.
Furthermore, Afridi holds the report for taking essentially the most variety of wickets as captain in T20Is, at 40.
The veteran cricketer additionally grew to become the first-ever participant to attain a hat-trick within the 10-over match format for Pakhtoons vs Maratha Arabians in 2017.
Sadly, he additionally has a report of conceding most runs as a bowler in his T20I profession, at 2,362 runs.
As a civilian, alternatively, Shahid Afridi was awarded the Delight of Efficiency on March 23, 2010, and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz on March 23, 2018.