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Pakistani cricketer

Born: April 6, 2000 (age 20 years), Landi Kotal, Pakistan

Height: 1.98 m

Bowling: Left-arm fast

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

ODI debut (cap 218): 21 September 2018 v Afghanistan

Last Test: 4 February 2021 v South Africa

KNOWN FOR Being a fast bowler for the Pakistan national cricket team

FULL NAME: Shaheen Shah Afridi



AGE: 20 years old (in 2021)

DATE OF BIRTH: April 6, 2000



HEIGHT: 6 feet 5 inches (1.98 m)

WEIGHT: 81 kg (178 lbs)

CHEST: 42 inches

WAIST: 34 inches

BODYTYPE: Athletic

BICEPS: 15 inches

HAIR COLOR: Light Brown


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Shaheen Afridi 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

Shaheen belongs to the Zakhakhel Afridi tribe of the Pashtuns.

He grew up in Landi Kotal, a town in Khyber District, Pakistan, on the border with Afghanistan.

He is the youngest of seven brothers; his eldest brother, 15 years his senior, is Riaz Afridi who played a solitary Test match for Pakistan in 2004.

Shaheen started his cricket career from the Tatara Ground in Landi Kotal, which is named after the nearby Tatara hills.

Riaz Afridi introduced Shaheen to hard-ball cricket at the FATA Under-16 trials in 2015, with Shaheen having played only tennis-ball cricket until then.

Success at this level led Shaheen to selection for the Under-16 tour of Australia in November 2015 where he played his part with four wickets in the 2–1 victories in the One-Day and Twenty20 series.

Shaheen Afridi is a huge fan of his brother Riaz Afridi, who played a friendly test match for Pakistan back in 2004.

Shaheen has reportedly stated that although he considers Wasim Akram to be his “guru,” his brother Riaz has always supported and guided him whenever Shaheen has been in need of instant tips.

Afridi said that Shaheen’s family had made a formal approach asking for his daughter’s hand in marriage.

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Sunday confirmed that his daughter is getting engaged to current national team pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Afridi said that Shaheen’s family had made a formal approach asking for his daughter’s hand in marriage.

“Both families have reached a decision and my daughter is going to be engaged to Shaheen,” Afridi said.

He added that a formal engagement will be announced soon.

Shaheen’s father Ayaz Khan also confirmed that he had sent the proposal to Afridi’s family for his son and it has been accepted.

“We are very happy and both families have been in discussions for the last few months and hopefully now dates will be finalised soon,” he said.

Shaheen Shah Afridi is a Pakistani cricketer who is regarded as one of the tallest bowlers in Pakistani cricket history.

Also, he is regarded as one of the very few players to have the ability to bowl at a speed of 90 mph with consistency.

Shaheen Afridi was born on 6 April 2000 at Landi Kotal at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.

He is a left-handed batsman and a left-hand fast bowler.

His primary role in the team is that of a bowler, but he is an aspiring all-rounder.

Shaheen Afridi holds the record for being the youngest player to take a 5-wicket haul in a World Cup at the age of 19.

He achieved this in the 2019 ICC World Cup against Bangladesh cricket team with figures of 6/35.

Also, he has the best bowling figures of 8/39 by a Pakistani bowler in his First-Class debut.

In 2019, 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.

Shaheen Afridi has achieved a lot more than his colleagues and that too, before hitting 20 years of age.

Shaheen started playing cricket at the age of 15 when he joined FATA in Pakistan on the insistence of his brother, Riaz Afridi.

His performance earned him a spot in the U16 Pakistan team to play against Australia in November 2015 where he took 4 wickets in 3 matches.

He played for Pakistan in U19 Asia Cup even before making his debut for Khan Research Laboratories in 2017.

Later on, he made his List A debut for Baluchistan.

Shaheen made his One Day International debut on 21 September 2018 against Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi.

He took 2 wickets in the match as Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by 3 wickets.

So far, he has two 4-wicket and one 5-wicket haul in One Day Internationals and his total wickets count is 40 in 19 matches.

Shaheen Afridi made his debut in Test cricket on 3 December 2018 against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi.

Shaheen took 3 wickets in the match and New Zealand cricket team won the match by 123 runs.

So far he has taken 25 wickets in 7 matches with one 5-wicket haul in the format.

The T20I debut for Shaheen Afridi came on 3 April 2018 against West Indies at Karachi.

He had a poor start to his career but ended up being on the victorious side at the end of the match.

He has 14 wickets in 10 matches with his best bowling figures being 3/20.

Shaheen Afridi plays for Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League.

He also plays for Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League.

Shaheen Afridi is the youngest brother of Riaz Afridi who debuted for Pakistan in 2004.

He belongs to the Afridi tribe of Pashtuns and is the cousin of Yasir Afridi.