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He also became the first person to receive the Player of the Tournament award in T20 World Cup history. Sources say that Afridi got fumed when he saw Haq getting rude with the Pakistani pacer. After the match ended, when players from both sides were out in the ground, shaking hands, Shahid Afridi was smiling until Naveen came up and Afridi asked him what he was saying to Amir. Galle Gladiators captain Shahid Afridi was peeved with Kandy Tuskers bowler Naveen-ul-Haq.The youngster got into an argument with left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir during the sixth match of … [124] I Love Shahid Afridi Today at 1:36 AM Hassan Ali achieved the unachievable, scored unbeaten in the final ... of # QeA20 match ended on Tie while they were chasing the target of 356. Afridi’s Galle was beaten by Kandy in the game but at the end of the match a few hot words were exchanged between Mohammad Amir and Naveen-ul-Haq. Shahid Afridi (Urdu: شاہدآفریدی ‎ ‎), born Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi on 1 March 1975) is a Pakistani cricketer. Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (Urdu: شاہد افریدی‎; Pashto: شاهد افریدی‎; born 1 March 1975[4]), chiefly known as Shahid Afridi, also referred to in the media as Boom Boom, is a Pakistani international cricketer and the former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. Afridi during a chat with Sawera Pasha on YouTube show Cric Cast stated, "We have always enjoyed playing against India. The Indian cricket team lost the first Test by eight wickets. . Before Australia's match, the PCB hinted at Afridi's retirement. Amir was seen launching some verbal volleys at the 21-year-old Afghan as he walked off the field, with Naveen-ul-Haq too refusing to back down. [146][147][148], UNICEF and many Pakistani authorities have taken Shahid Afridi on board for the anti-polio campaign in the tribal belt of lawless Waziristan region. The eleven sixes he struck also equaled the record fo… [35] Again opening the batting, Afridi scored his maiden Test century, scoring 141 runs from 191 balls. Not every team that Shahid has played for are listed here. [101][102], In July 2014, he played for the Rest of the World side in the Bicentenary Celebration match at Lord's.[103]. [14][15] Following the conclusion of the match, Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket at the Lord's cricket stadium on 31 May 2018. Afridi said it was unfair for them to announce his plans in the media, but then said he wanted a farewell match, which didn't happen as a result of him cancelling a meeting regarding the issue with the PCB. [139] He took 541 International wickets in his career, most of which were from the ODI format. Scegli tra immagini premium su Shahid Afridi 2016 della migliore qualità. [29] In the next match against Sri Lanka, Afridi batted at number three in the role of a pinch-hitter. KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain and flamboyant all rounder Shahid Afridi got everyone’s attention on Monday night when he scowled at Naveen-ul … Post the argy-bargy between former Pakistan international Shahid Afridi and Afghanistan cricketer Naveen-ul-Haq after the Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2020 match on Monday, Afridi has dropped his reaction over the heated exchange held between the two players. [51] Before Pakistan toured England in July to September, Afridi played for Ireland as an overseas player in the C&G Trophy. In March 2016, Pakistan was eliminated from the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 after losing to India, New Zealand and Australia. Pakistan batsman Babar Azam must "become a match-winner" before he can be compared to the likes of England's Joe Root or India's Virat Kohli, says former all-rounder Shahid Afridi. There were talks about this being Afridi's 'last Twenty20' and he said after the loss to Australia that he would think about retiring and announce it within a week. It is not clear what Afridi had told the young Afghanistan player but it appears to be a shut up call by the former Pakistani captain to the Haq for going against spirit of sportsmanship. [37], In 2001, Afridi signed a contract to represent Leicestershire. [154], On 23 March 2018, he was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz by President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain. The PCB and Afridi chose not to appeal the ban, despite feeling that the punishment was excessively harsh.[58]. . The century was made off just 37 balls and it was a record which stood for a long time. Shahid Afridi also talked about the controversy that involved fast bowler Mohammed Amir and the current team management, where the paceman retired and refused to play cricket under the coaching of Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis. On 30 May Afridi announced his conditional retirement from international cricket in protest against his treatment by the PCB. However, a six-page report by Younis was later leaked by the PCB to the media where he was shown to be pointing much of the blame onto Afridi. However, he went against their decision after the match and announced that he would make the decision himself after consulting family and other iconic players beforehand and also announce it in Pakistan. First Younis claimed that Afridi was 'unfair' to new cricketer Mohammad Nawaz by calling him up to bowl in the Asia Cup 2016 because it 'destroyed the youngster's confidence' after he gave 38-runs in 3 overs. [79], After gaining victory as a captain against New Zealand, the PCB declared Shahid Afridi as Pakistan's captain for the 2011 World Cup. Along with Rameez Raja, Lara and Tendulkar, maximum for a currently active batsman. Pakistan lost the first Test against New Zealand at the cusp of the end of the game, however, in the second match, the visitors were completely outplayed by the hosts. Shahid Afridi ️ . It was then that the veteran all-rounder reportedly told the Afghan rookie: "Son I was scoring 100s in … [76] In the same match, he also became the first cricketer to have completed the double of 500 runs and 50 wickets in the T20 Internationals. The following match was a tight game but Pakistan prevailed by two-wickets thanks to three boundaries from Sohail Tanvir, the match was set up by a 93 not out from Misbah-ul-Haq. [67] According to a representative of Afridi, he had voiced his concerns about Mazhar Majeed – who had approached Pakistan's players – in June. 11 sixes in Shahid Afridi's innings ties ODI record (set by S.T.Jayasuriya) Saeed Anwar's 9th ODI century. Home / Cricket / Shahid Afridi misses flight, in danger of not playing opening match of Galle Gladiators in LPL Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi(Twitter) cricket In October, Afridi stated in an interview with Express News that the squad had been selected without his consultation; the PCB gave him an official warning for the interview. [77] India cricketer Gautam Gambhir (R) and Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi argue during their third One-day International (ODI) match at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur, 11 November 2007. [45] In April Afridi struck what at the time was the equal second-fastest century in ODIs; he reached 100 off 45 deliveries against India, sharing the record with West Indian Brian Lara. . On 25 May 2010, Afridi was appointed captain of the national team in all three formats, after he announced his return to Test cricket. [164], Rahat Ali and Nasir Jamshed were named as replacement players for. He has also smashed 5 centuries and 8 half-centuries in the format. Younis went on to accuse Afridi of being 'non-serious' in the game along with saying that he missed training sessions and meetings. . [142], On 23 August 2018, after a match winning all-round performance in the Caribbean Premier League for Barbados Tridents, Australian cricketer Steve Smith said that he tried to model the bowling action of Afridi. [109] Former Australian player Ian Chappell praised his honesty in this confession. [110] Younis expressed great anger on the report being leaked as it led to fans criticising him for shifting the blame onto Afridi instead of accepting equal responsibility. When Pakistan's squad for the 2011 World Cup was announced no captain was named; Afridi, the incumbent ODI captain and Misbah-ul-Haq, the Test captain, were the front runners for the position. [121], In the first season of Pakistan Super League, Shahid Afridi was part of the franchise Peshawar Zalmi as Captain and as Icon Player. Thus, former Pakistan all-rounder and skipper Shahid Afridi made another glaring remark with regard to India-Pakistan rivalry over the years and recalled the time when his side dominated India. [125] Afridi has the 3rd most International Player of the Match awards(11), with only Mohammad Nabi(12) & Virat Kohli(12) having more in T20s. [57], Afridi was charged on 8 February 2007 of bringing the game into disrepute after he was seen on camera thrusting his bat at a spectator who swore at him on his way up the steps after being dismissed. He played 27 Tests, 350 One Day Internationals, and 59 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for the Pakistani national team between 1996 and 2012. The fifth ODI was won for Pakistan by 43 runs courtesy of a maiden ODI-century from Ahmed Shehzad. Shahid Afridi makes blunder while tagging Kane Williamson on Twitter The 43-year-old hailed the New Zealand team for becoming the Number 1 team in the ICC Test rankings. Shahid Afridi Brillant Catch In Todays Match. Later that season, Afridi had played against the visiting England A and West Indies Youth teams and a few first-class games for Karachi Whites in the senior National Championship. [137] This attitude has been transferred to Test cricket as well, with Afridi scoring at a relatively high strike rate of 86.97. [160] However, Afridi denied these claims and clarified that he had been eating fennel seeds and clove. [118] In February 2017, he announced his retirement from T20Is and international cricket. [46] Afridi was more consistent with his batting and bowling throughout 2005, starting with the tours of India and West Indies and through to the England tour. That innings included 11 huge sixes and six boundaries in Nairobi. As the members of … [105], In September 2016, the PCB announced that they wanted Afridi to retire. He scored 31 off 15 deliveries in the first innings and 2 in the second but was dismissed succumbing to rash strokes in both the innings. In the next match against Sri Lanka, Afridi batted at number three in the role of a pinch-hitter. As of January 2020[update], Afridi is 2nd on the chart of most T20I wickets, with 98 wickets from 99 matches. [119] However, in April 2018, he was named in the Rest of the World XI squad for the one-off T20I against the West Indies, which was played at Lord's on 31 May 2018. In the Indian subcontinent, where the ball quickly loses its shine, he preferred to open the batting; however, elsewhere he would come to bat at number six or seven. As Shahid Afridi stated, the batsmen could still return and torment the opposition. Shahid Afridi Foundation(SAF) was founded by Shahid Afridi, a Pakistani Cricketer popularly known as “ BOOM BOOM” worldwide. [16] On 13 June 2020, Afridi confirmed that he has been tested positive for COVID-19 through his official Twitter account after experiencing severe body pain since 11 June 2020. Shahid Afridi Brillant Catch In Todays Match.. English (US) Español; Français (France) 中文(简体) [139], On 22 August 2017, in his 256th Twenty20 match,[140] Afridi hit his first century in the format, scoring 101 for Hampshire in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast against Derbyshire. Afridi made his presence felt in the third Test against India in March 2005, scoring a quick-fire second-innings half-century and taking five wickets in the match (including Tendulkar twice) to help Pakistan to win the game and register a series draw. [116], In July 2010, Afridi announced his retirement from Test cricket. However, it will be challenging because the Indian cricket team has rarely played a Test match overseas without Virat Kohli in the team. Afridi is the youngest player to represent Pakistan in International cricket at the age of 16. Match referee Roshan Mahanama said: "This ban should serve as a message to players that this type of behaviour is not allowed. Shahid Afridi hailed India's astonishing series win over Australia Afridi said this series win will be remembered for a long time India beat Australia by 3 wickets to seal the 4-match Test series, 2-1 However, it was said he refused to until it was revealed that his daughter was in hospital undergoing surgery at the time. Shahid Afridi made his comeback to competitive cricket with a new-look helmet on Saturday in the opening Pakistan Super League (PSL) playoff match between the Multan Sultans and the Karachi Kings. Pakistan lost to Australia in the quarter final and got eliminated from the tournament. [6][7] Afridi was the world record holder for the fastest ODI century in 37 deliveries[8][9] and holds the distinction of having hit the most sixes in the history of ODI cricket. [159] He was grilled by the media for this. 'Kya Hua [What Happened],' he asked to which the young pacer retorted even as he tried to clarify his stance. [34] He opened the batting, making scores of 10 and 6, and took five wickets in the first innings. Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (Urdu: شاہد افریدی ‎; Pashto: شاهد افریدی ‎; born 1 March 1975), chiefly known as Shahid Afridi, also referred to in the media as Boom Boom, is a Pakistani international cricketer and the former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. Afridi had played ten Tests since being recalled to the side in January 2005, averaging 47.44 with the bat including four centuries. Vision. The Indian cricket team lost their third consecutive Test match in 2020 on Thursday when Australia handed them an embarrassing eight-wicket loss at the Adelaide Oval. 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