Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Happy Birth Day To You Shahid Afridi – 1st March 2011

Happy Birthday to Shahid Khan Afridi, its 1st March and its his birthday. May Allah Subhan Wa Ta’Ala bless him with long and perfect life, and also World Cup

Shaid Bahi We all Love U

Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (Urduصاحبزادہ محمد شاہد خان آفریدی) (born 1 March 1980 in Khyber Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal AreasPakistan[2]), popularly known as Shahid Afridi (Pashtoشاهد ‏افریدی) is a Pakistani cricketer and current One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 captain of the Pakistani national team in the international circuit. He made his ODI debut on 2 October 1996 againstKenya and his Test debut on 22 October 1998 against Australia.[3]
He is known for his aggressive batting style, and holds the record for the fastest ODI century which he made in his first international innings, as well as scoring 32 runs in a single over, the second highest scoring over ever in an ODI.[4] He also holds the distinction of having hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket.[5] Afridi considers himself a better bowler than batsman, and has taken 48 Test wickets and over 300 in ODIs. Currently Afridi is the leading wicket taker in the Twenty20 format taking 53 wickets from 41 matches.
In June 2009 Afridi took over the Twenty20 captaincy from Younus Khan, and was later appointed ODI captain for the 2010 Asia Cup. In his first match as ODI captain against Sri Lanka he scored a century however Pakistan still lost by 16 runs. He then also took over the Test captaincy but resigned after one match in charge citing lack of form and ability to play Test cricket; at the same time he announced his retirement from Tests. He retained the captaincy in limited-overs form of the game and led the team in the 2011 World Cup.
Personal information
Full nameSahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi
Born1 March 1980 (age 30)
Khyber AgencyFATAPakistan
NicknameBoom Boom Afridi[1]
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight arm leg spin
RoleAll rounder

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