Shahid Afridi Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Real Name Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi
Nickname Boom Boom Afridi and Shah
Profession Pakistani Cricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Light Brown
International Debut Test– 22 October 1998 vs Australia in Karachi
ODI– 2 October 1996 vs Kenya in Nairobi
T20– 28 August 2006 vs England in Bristol
Coach/Mentor Not Known
Jersey Number #10(Pakistan)
#10(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team ICC World XI, Deccan Chargers, Asia XI, Pakistan, Hampshire, Melbourne Renegades, Dhaka Gladiators, Ruhuna Royals, Pakistan All Star XI, Knights, Rest of the World XI, Northamptonshire, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Sylhet Super Stars, Peshawar Zalmi
Nature on field Very Aggressive
Likes to play against India
Favourite Shot/Ball Hit over mid-wicket/Googly
Records (main ones) • For 19 years he had the record for the fastest century in ODIs.
• He has 44 ducks in ODIs+Test+T20’s.
• 32 times he has won the man of the match award, the most by any Pakistani and the 3rd highest in the world.
• Pakistan has won 212 out of the 384 ODIs that he has played.
Career Turning Point In his 2nd ODI match against Sri Lanka in 1996, he scored a 37-ball century.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 March 1980
Age (as in 2017) 37 Years
Birth Place Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Nationality Pakistani
Hometown Karachi, Pakistan
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Late Sahabzada Fazal-ur-Rehman Afridi
Shahid Afridi with his father
Mother– Not Known (Died)
Brother– Tariq Afridi, Iqbal Afridi, Mushtaq Afridi, Ashfaq Afridi, Shoaib Afridi and Javed Afridi (Cousin)Shahid Afridi brothers
Shahid Afridi with his cousin brother
Sister– 4
Religion Islam
Hobbies Driving and listening music
Controversies • In 2005, he was banned for 2 ODIs and a Test match after cameras caught him intentionally scrapping up the pitch with his boots in a Test match against England.
• In 2010, he interviewed that the squad had been selected without his consultation, after which PCB gave him an official warning.
• After winning the Asia cup in 2012, he was caught on camera pushing up a fan at the Karachi airport after the return from Dhaka.
• Once Shoaib hit Mohammed Asif with a bat and after it he accepted his mistake and said that Afridi provoked him during the incident.
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Javed Miandad and Chris Gayle
Bowler: Wasim Akram and Imran Khan
Favourite Food Kebabs, chicken biryani, kheer and ice-cream
Favourite Actor Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite Film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Nadia Afridi
Wife Nadia Afridi
Shahid Afridi with his wife
Children Daughter– Aqsa, Asmara, Ajwa and Ansha

Son– N/AShahid Afridi with his children

Money Factor
Salary Not Known
Net Worth Not Known

Shahid Afridi

Some lesser known facts about Shahid Afridi

  • Does Shahid Afridi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shahid Afridi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • In October 1996 at age 16, Afridi was drafted into the ODI group amid the four-country Sameer Cup 1996– 97 as a leg spinner as a trade for the harmed Mushtaq Ahmed. He made his presentation on 2 October against Kenya; notwithstanding, he didn’t bat and went wicketless. In the following match against Sri Lanka, Afridi batted at number three in the part of a substitute. In his first global innings, Afridi broke the record for speediest century in ODI cricket, achieving his hundred from 37 balls.
  • The eleven sixes he struck additionally broke even with the record for most in an ODI innings. Matured 16 years and 217 days, Afridi turned into the most youthful player to score an ODI century. Pakistan posted an aggregate of 371, at the time the second-most noteworthy in ODIs, and won by 82 runs; Afridi was named man of the match.
  • The record for quickest century in ODI was broken by New Zealand cricketer Corey Anderson on 1 January 2014 who hit 131* keeps running from 36 balls and is currently held by South-African cricketer AB de Villiers who made a century from 31 balls on 18 January 2015 against West Indies.
  • In 2001, Afridi marked an agreement to speak to Leicestershire. In five star matches he scored 295 keeps running at a normal of 42.14, including a most elevated score of 164, and took 11 wickets at a normal of 46.45; Afridi likewise played 11 one day matches for the club, scoring 481 keeps running at a normal of 40.08 and taking 18 wickets at 24.04. His most astounding score of 95 originated from 58 balls in a semi-last of the C&G Trophy to enable Leicestershire to beat Lancashire by seven wickets.
  • Derbyshire County Cricket Club marked Afridi to play for them in the initial two months of the 2003 English cricket season. In June 2004 Afridi marked with English district side Kent to play for them in three Twenty20 matches and one Totesport League coordinate.


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