Shahid Afridi World records
SHAHID KHAN AFIRDI one of the most well known Pakistani cricketers who need no introduction in world of cricket across the globe is known as BOOM BOOM among fans and LALA among his team members. He is the most popular due to his aggressive batting style and holds a lot of international records including the Most Number of Sixes sixes in ODI, 3rd fastest century of ODI, scoring maximum(32) runs in one over, longest six in the history of cricket. He is one of the most unpredictable players who can change the game at any critical or last moment. He had not only crazy fame due to his cricket but also for his charming and impressive personality with Height 5 feet, 11 inches. in his personality his beard added much more. Due to his attractive personality public is crazy for his one glimpse on the crease. His presence remains as ray of hope for viewers till the last moment no matter how difficult the match might.
Below We Well Show You Major of His World Records In All Three Formats.
Shahid Afridi World Records in Test Matches
youngest player to score a test century
in Age of 18 years 333 days, Shahid Afridi Scored his 1st Test Hundred. that makes him 7th Youngest Batsmen to Score a Century in Test Cricket History.
2nd fastest Test fifty
in 2004, Shahid Afridi Scored a Half Century Against India at Bangalore on Just 26 balls. that was 2nd Fastest Fifty in Test Cricket.
2nd most runs off one over
in 2005, Shahid Afridi Smashed 27 Runs in a Over of Harbhajan Singh in Lahore Test. That Was joint 2nt Most Runs in An Over of Test Match.
Most Sixes off consecutive deliveries in Test Match
in 2006, Shahid Afridi Smashed 4 Consecutive Sixer Of Harbhajan Singh’s Over at Lahore. Thais is Still a World Record for Most Sixes in An Over of Test Match.
highest strike rate in an innings
in 2010, Shahid Afridi Scored 31 Runs in 15 Balls, With Strike Rate of 206.66. Ground Was Lords and Opposition Was Australia. That Was 12th Highest Strike Rate in an Inning of Test Match.
Shahid Afridi World Record in ODI’s Matches
3rd Fastest ODI century in the history of ODI’s Cricket
In 1996, Shahid Afridi Smashed his 1st Ever Century Against Srilanka, Facing Just 37 Balls. That Was the Fastest ODI’s Century in History of Cricket for more than 16 years. the Record of Fastest Century in ODI Broken by CJ Anderson Who Scored a Hundred Playing Just 36 Balls, later on AB De Villiers smashed 31 deliveries century against West Indies.
Youngest Player to Score a Century in ODI
Shahid Afridi is the youngest player ever to Score a one-day International’s century. He scored his first century of International career at the age of just 16-years and 217-days, Against Srilanka 1996. (Complete List)
Joint 2nd Fastest Fifty
Afridi has Scored 18 Ball fifty four times in ODI’s. his recent fastest fifty was against bangladesh, in Asia cup 2014. afridi smashed a fifty in 18 balls with help of 6 sixes. BOOM BOOM has scored 3 times Fifties in ODI career. (Complete List of Fastes 50s in ODIs)
Most Sixes in ODI
Best Ball per Six ratio in ODI Cricket
Boom Boom Afridi tops the chart with just 20 balls for a six – nearly half of what the 2nd best takes. Boom has faced 6862 till now and smashed 351 sixes with ratio of 19.79 Balls/Six .
Longest Six in History
Shahid Afridi Smashed 158 meters long Six, Afridi hit it against South Africa in 3rd ODI at Johannesburg on March 17, 2013. BOOM BOOM made 88 runs of just 48 balls in The Match, With the help of 7 Huge Sixes. (Watch Video)
Most Man of the Match Awards
Shahid Afridi has won the man of the match award 32 times in his career, the most by any Pakistani player, Saeed Anwar is second with 28 Man of the Match Awards. 5th Overall in History of One Day Cricket. (Complete List)
Highest Strike Rate in ODI Career
Shahid Afridi has the 2nd highest strike-rate in one-day International’s. he Scored more than 8019 runs at a strike-rate of 116.86 per 100 balls. (Minimum qualification for this record 1000 ODI runs)
6th Highest Wickets Taker
Afridi has taken 395 wickets in his 20 years long career. Afridi Played 395 matches till now. his best bowling Performance was against West Indies, where he Got 7 wickets for only 12 Runs.
Most wickets in single world cup as Captain
In ODI Worldcup 2011, Afridi Makes Another World Record. He Took 22 Wickets During WC, That Was Most Number of Wickets by Any Captain in History of ODI World Cups.
Best Bowling Figure in ODI’s
In 2013, Shahid Afridi Bowled A Magical Spell of Bowling Against West Indies, Where he Took 7 Wickets Giving Away Just 12 Runs. That Was The 2nd Best Bowling Performance in ODI History.
only player who took 350 wicket and scored 8,000 runs.
With More Than 8,000 Runs in ODI’s, and 395 Wickets. Shahid Afridi is The Only Player in the History of One Day Cricket Who Achieved the Milestone. Sanath Jayasuriya is the 2nd in List With 323 Wickets and 13,430 Runs.
only player who took 5 wicket + score a fifty three time.
Shahid Afridi Has Done This Magic Three Times in His Career. Against England, Srilanka and West Indies he Took 5 Wickets and Scored a Half Century.
Most matches in career
Shahid Afridi is 5th in the list of most one-day International’s played by a cricketer. Among the Pakistani cricketers he is the most caped player in history of Pakistan ODI’s.
Shahid Afridi World Record in T20
Only Player to Have More Then 1000 Runs and Over 50 Wickets
Most wickets in T20
Shahid Afridi Has 81 Wickets in T20 Career, he Played 77 T20s. Three Times Picking up 4 Wickets in Match. Saeed Ajmal highest Wickets Taker in T20.
Only Player Who have more than 1,000 runs and 50 wickets
Boom Boom has more than 1,000 runs in twenty20 internationals, he completed his 1,000 runs in world twenty20 2014. and has also 81 wickets, which is 3rd most wicket in t20 history.
Most Wickets in T20 world cups
Shahid Afridi Has Taken 41 Wickets in different T20 Worldcups. This is Still a World Record.
7th most wickets in a calendar year 18 Wickets
Joint 2nd most 4 wicket hauls 2 Tims
Career 8th most runs in career 1044 Runs
1st highest innings strike rate 357.14
2nd highest innings strike rate 280.00
3rd highest innings strike rate 260.00
Only Player To Hit more 400 Sixes in International career
Afidi Smashed 52 sixes in tests, 333 in ODI’s and 42 in T20 internationals. his total number of sixes in international cricket is 427.
10,000 Runs and 500 Wickets
Only Pakistani and 2nd Player in Cricket history, Who Scored More Then 10,000 Runs and Took 500 plus Wickets in International Career. the record achieved by Shahid Afridi vs Australia in World T20. Glenn Maxwell was his 500th victim. (Detail List)
Afridi has 48 in tests, 395 in ODI”s and 81 in T20s.
1716 test runs, 7619 ODI’s runs and 1072 T20 runs.
Shahid Afridi has Retired now from One Day International Cricket after Cricket World Cup 2015. but he will play T20 till 2016 T20 Cricket World Cup.