Happy birthday to the master blaster of cricket

Web Desk: Former captain and star all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi is celebrating his 38th birthday today (Thursday).

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The Khyber-agency born former player has represented Pakistan in27 Test matches, 398 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and 98 Twenty20 (T20i) matches.

He made his ODI debut in October 1996 against Kenya. Afridi became famous due to his hard-hitting batting especially after he broke the record of fastest ODI century in 37balls back in 1996.

He made his Test debut in October 1998 and T20 debut in August 2006. He had taken 395 ODI wickets and scored 8064 runs in 398 ODIs.

In a latest tweet, he thanked his fans and followers for remembering him on his birthday.


He still keeps the record of most wickets in T20 internationals. Afridi has taken 97 T20iwickets in 98 matches. He also holds the record of hitting most sixes (476) in all three formats.

The Star all-rounder with his impressive bowling and batting has provided many victories to Pakistan; if it was the Match against Bangladesh in Asia cup 2014 or final against India, he will be remembered for lifetime for his unforgettable and massive innings.


The hard-hitting batsmen and leg-spinner is currently playing for Karachi Kings in the ongoing third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL).

However, in last two editions of the league, he was the president and player of Peshawar Zalmi.

He had taken retirement from Twenty20 cricket after his team (Peshawar Zalmi) had won the second edition of PSL back in 2017.

He is also the philanthropist and owner of Shahid Afridi foundation.


Fans greeted him from India.

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