Shahid Afridi Records List
Shahid Afridi is one of the best all rounders that have been produced by Pakistan and he is truly a superstar of his nation. He has proved his talent both with the bat and bowl while also being one of the most reliable fielders of cricket. He has been part of the international cricket team of Pakistan for years as he made his debut only when he was 16. He is widely known for his commendable bowling in t20 and ODI matches and various batting records have been set by him. Here is a list of the top 10 Shahid Afridi Records that have led to gigantic following of this man.
10. 2nd Best ODI bowling figures
Afridi has the 2nd best bowling figures which was 12/7 during a match against West Indies.
9. Fifty plus and fifty plus wickets
Shahid Afridi is the only player who has scored runs more than fifty along with wickets more than 5 for a total three times.
8. 3rd highest number of wickets
He has the 3rd highest number of wickets in his t20 Career. A total of 63 wickets are accredited to this single player.
7. Most Man of the Match Awards
He is the one player who has received the most man of the match awards in Pakistan.
6. Highest runs in an over
His 32 runs in a single over made against Sri Lanka has gotten him this record of making the third highest runs in a single over in an ODI cricket match.
5. Most Sixes
Shahid Afridi with his aggressive and rapid batting style also holds the top position the most sixes in the ODI cricket. He has made a total of 300+ sixes that are yet to be beaten.
4. Fastest Fifty
He also enjoys the spot for 2nd fastest fifty ever made in an ODI match. He scored 50 runs in only 18 balls which was only beaten by one player and it is Sanath Jayasuriya.
3. 4th and 7th fastest centuries
He is accredited for many centuries and he also holds the record for 4th and 7th fastest centuries. These rankings on the fastest century lists have formed his reputation as one aggressive and fast batsman.
2. Youngest Player
He also has the record for being the youngest player to score an ODI century. Shahid Afridi entered the arena of world A class cricket when he was only 16 years and he proved his worth as soon as he hit the pitch by making a century.
1. Fastest Century
Shahid Afridi is accredited for the fastest century in an ODI match which has still not been beaten till date(Although ICC said now Corey Anderson has this record but to be honest there is much difference between 50 overs match and 21 match). Shahid made 102 runs in just 37 balls.