Shaheen Afridi Biography, Age, Family, father, Wife, Records, and Matches

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Shaheen Afridi Biography

Famous Name:           Shaheen Shah Afridi

Date of Birth:              6 April 2000

ZODIAC SIGN:            Aries

Age:                           20 years old

Nationality:                Pakistani         

Net Worth:                 USD $1 million (approx.)       

Occupation:               Cricketer (Bowler)

 Batting:                     Left-handed

Bowling:                     Left-arm fast

Shaheen Afridi is at this time recently playing PSL 5 (Pakistan Super League 5) in the following team:

Lahore Qalandars PSL 5 Team Squad (2020)

Shaheen Afridi Age & Biography:

Shaheen Afridi is a Pakistani cricketer who is viewed as probably the tallest bowler in Pakistani cricket history. Additionally, he is considered to be one of the few players to be able to bowl at a speed of 90 mph with hardness. Shaheen Afridi has accomplished much more than his associates and that as well, before going 20 years old.

shaheen afridi

Shaheen is a massive follower of his elder brother Riaz Afridi, who played a generous test coordinate for Pakistan in 2004. Shaheen has supposedly expressed that although he considers Wasim Akram to be his “master,” his sibling Riaz has consistently supported and guided him at whatever point he has needed moment tips.

 In 2019, Shaheen Afridi proclaimed the rising star of the World Cup crew of Pakistan cricket crew toward the finish of the 2019 ICC World Cup by the International Cricket Council.

Shaheen Afridi Family Info & Education:

Shaheen was born on 6 April 2000 at Landi Kotal at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. He is a left-gave batsman and a fast left-hand bowler. His essential job in the club is that of a bowler. However, he is a desire all-rounder. Riaz Afridi is the elder brother who appeared for Pakistan in 2004. He has a place with the Afridi team of Pashtuns and is the cousin of Yasir Afridi.

Both brothers frequently played together, utilizing tennis balls and cricket. He regularly went with his sibling to his matches, and all the while was excited to start a profession in cricket. Shaheen was scholastically weak and given the majority of his opportunity to cricket. At 14 years old, he enlightened his settlements concerning his fantasies about turning into a cricketer. Their area didn’t permit them the advantage of an appropriate cricket ground.

Along these lines, Shaheen and the neighborhood young men played any place they could after that chose to move to Peshawar and join a cricket organization to sharpen his skills at a high level, where he played for different clubs as a fast bowler.

He began playing cricket at 15 years old when he joined FATA in Pakistan at the request of his sibling, Riaz Afridi. His talent urged him a spot in the U16 Pakistan group to play against Australia in November 2015, where he took four wickets in 3 matches.

Shaheen played for Pakistan in U19 Asia Cup even before making his introduction to Khan Research Laboratories in 2017. Later on, he made his List An introduction for Baluchistan.

Shaheen Afridi Professional Career:

Shaheen Afridi’s first spell with proficient cricket and the “hardball” was when his brother trained him with the genuine cricket ball at the ‘FATA Under-16’ preliminaries in the year 2015. He had just played with the tennis ball up to that point. Shaheen felt enabled in the wake of getting the professional cricket ball in his hands and began rehearsing in the nets thoroughly.

Shaheen made his One Day International introduction on 21 September 2018 against Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi. He took two wickets in the match as Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by three wickets. He has two 4-wicket and one 5-wicket pull in One Day Internationals, and his absolute wickets include 40 out of 19 matches.

Shaheen Afridi made his presentation in Test cricket on 3 December 2018 against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi. Shaheen took three wickets in the game, and the New Zealand cricket crew dominated the game by 123 runs. Up until this point, he has taken 25 wickets in 7 matches with one 5-wicket pull in the arrangement.

The T20I debut for Shaheen Afridi went ahead 3 April 2018 against West Indies at Karachi. He had a helpless beginning to his profession; however, he wound up being on the victorious side toward the match’s finish. He has 14 wickets in 10 games, with his best bowling figures being 3/20. He plays for Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League. He likewise plays for Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League.

Shaheen Afridi Other Work:

Shaheen Afridi Records:

Shaheen holds the record for being the youngest player to take a 5-wicket catch in a World Cup at the age of 19. Shaheen achieved this in the 2019 ICC World Cup against the Bangladesh cricket team with figures of 6/35. Also, Shaheen has the best bowling figures of 8/39 by a Pakistani bowler in his First-Class debut.

Shaheen Afridi Net Worth: USD $1 million (approx.)


International information

National side

·Pakistan (2018–present)

Test debut (cap 236)

3 December 2018 v New Zealand

Last Test

7 February 2020 v Bangladesh

ODI debut (cap 218)

21 September 2018 v Afghanistan

Last ODI

5 July 2019 v Bangladesh

T20I debut (cap 78)

3 April 2018 v West Indies

Last T20I

25 January 2020 v Bangladesh

Shaheen Afridi Bio/Wiki

Nickname:                  Shaheen

Gender:                      Male   

Birth Place:                 Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan  

Current Residence:     Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Hometown:                Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Famous For:               Being a fast bowler for the Pakistan national cricket team

Shaheen Afridi Body Stats

HEIGHT:                       6 feet 5 inches (1.98 m)

WEIGHT:                      81 kg (178 lbs)

CHEST:                         42 inches

WAIST:                         34 inches

BODY TYPE:                 Athletic

BICEPS:                        15 inches

HAIR COLOR:               Light Brown

EYE COLOR:                 Brown 

Shaheen Afridi Education / Qualifications

School:                        Not Known

College:                       Not Known

University:                   Not Known      

Shaheen Afridi Family Info

Father:                         Not Known

Mother:                       Not Known      

Brothers:                     Riaz Afridi (brother), Yasir Afridi (cousin)     

Sisters:                        Not Known      

Shaheen Afridi Debut

Debut Years:                National side: Pakistan (2018–present)

Test debut (cap 236)   3 December 2018 v New Zealand     

Shaheen Afridi Affairs / Relationship

Girlfriend:                               Not Known      

Marital Status:                        Not Known

Wife:                                       Not Known

Kids:                                        Not Known

Shaheen Afridi Favourite Things

His favorite cars:                   Audi, FERARRI

Favorite food:                       Fast foods, Chicken and also

Best Friend:                          Faheem Ashraf

Favorite Sports:                    Football and Cricket

Favorite Cell phone:            iPhone

Favorite Cricketer:               Shahid Afridi, Sangakkara

Favorite color:                     Gray

Favorite pet:                       Cat

His car collection:              Audi

Favorite Drinks:                  Juice

Favorite League club:        PSL and BPL

Favorite flower:                 Lilies

Favorite Destination:        London

Shaheen Afridi Achievement:






Played U16 match for Pakistan



Represented Pakistan in U19 Asia Cup



Made his First-Class Debut



Made his International Debut in all the three formats



Became the youngest player to take a 5-wicket haul in a World Cup

Shaheen Afridi Awards:

  • Shaheen Afridi was declared as the rising star of the World Cup squad of Pakistan cricket team at the end of the 2019 ICC World Cup by the International Cricket Council, in 2019.

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