Shaheen Afridi Biography: Early Life, Cricket Journey, Family, Awards, Physical Stats, Car& Facts

Today we discuss Shaheen Afridi Biography. Shaheen Afridi is a young cricketer who represents Pakistan in all three formats of cricket. He is a Left Arm fast-medium bowler. His excellent Spell in the 2021 world cup against India is remarkable.

Shaheen Afridi Biography:

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 Full Name  Shaheen Shah Afridi
 Nickname  Sheenu & Lala
 Profession  Cricketer (Bowler)
 Gender  Male
 Date of Birth  6 April 2000 (Thursday)
 Age  22 Year ( as of 2022)
 Birth Place  Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
 Nationality  Pakistani
 Father Name  Ayaz Khan
 Brother Name  Riaz Afridi, Qamar Abbas Afridi, Sandal Afridi 
 Wife Name  Aqsa Afridi (Engagement with Shahid Afridi Daughter)
 Cousin Name  Yasir Afridi
 Education  Matric
 Jersey Number  10
 Religion  Islam
 Zodiac Sign  Aries
 Favourite Food  Barbecue
 Favourite Color  Black
 Hobbies  Football, Travelling
 Favourite Car  Audi A4
 Favourite Bowler  Imran  Khan
 Net Worth  $ 1.5 Million (as 2022)
 Teams Pakistan, Pakistan U19, Dhaka Dynamites, Lahore Qalandars, Pakistan A, Rotterdam Rhinos, Team White, Team Green, Hampshire, Birmingham Phoenix, Middlesex

Shaheen Afridi Early Life:

Early Life of Shaheen Shah Afridi

Shaheen Afridi is from the Zakhakhel Afridi tribe of Pashtuns. He grew up in Landi Kotal, a town in Pakistan’s Khyber province on the border with Afghanistan. He is the youngest of seven siblings. His elder brother, 15 years his senior, is Riyaz Afridi who played a Test match for Pakistan in 2004.

Riyaz Afridi introduced Shaheen Afridi to hard ball cricket during the FATA Under-16 Test in 2015, Shaheen was playing only tennis ball cricket till then. Success at this level led to Shaheen being selected for Australia’s Under-16 tour in November 2015, where he took four wickets in a 2-1 ODI and Twenty20 series win.

Shaheen Afridi Cricket Career Journey:

Cricket Career Information:

 Batting Style   Right handed
 Bowling Style   Left-Arm-Fast-Medium
 Coach   Riaz Afridi
 ODI debut   vs Afghanistan at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Sep 21, 2018
 Last ODI   vs West Indies at Multan Cricket Stadium, Jun 10, 2022
 T20 debut   vs West Indies at National Stadium, Apr 03, 2018
 Last T20    vs England at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Nov 13, 2022
 Test debut   vs New Zealand at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Dec 03, 2018
 Last Test    vs Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium, Jul 16, 2022

Bowling Stats:

Match Inn B Runs Wickets BBI
Test 25 42 4858 2462 99 6/51
ODI 32 31 1611 1480 62 6/35
T20I 47 47 1035 1298 58 4/22

Batting Stats:



Match Inn No Runs HS Avg BF SR
Test 25 32 8 145 19 6.04 382 37.96
ODI 32 16 10 102 19 17.0 149 68.46
T20I 47 8 4 41 16 10.25 32 128.12

(As Per Cricbuzz)

Domestic Career Journey:

Domestic career of Shaheen

In December 2016 Shaheen Afridi was selected for Pakistan under 19 team for the under 19 Asia Cup.
In September 2017 Shaheen Afridi Signed a two-year contract with Dhaka Dynamite. Afridi Made his first-class debut in Quaid Azam Trophy on 6 September 2017. He took 8 wickets in 2nd innings and was the best figure for a Pakistani bowler on his first-class debut.
In 2017 he was again selected for the Under 19 Asia Cup where he took 7 wickets in 5 matches.
On December 26 Shaheen was selected for Pakistan Under 19 world cup team. He is the highest wicket Taker for Pakistan in a tournament of 12 wickets.

In April 2018 Shaheen was named to the Baluchistan squad for the Pakistan cup 2018 and made his List A debut in the Pakistan Cup.

In the 2020–21 National T20 Cup, Afridi took his second five-wicket haul in three T20 matches with figures of 5/20 in his four overs. Three days later, Afridi took another five-wicket haul of 5/21 in their match against Sindh. In October 2021, Afridi signed a contract with Middlesex to play England domestic matches until July 2022. However, he returned to Pakistan in mid-May to prepare for the team’s home series against the West Indies.


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PSL Career :

PSL career of Afridi

Shaheen Afridi made his PSL Debut in Lahore Qalandars Team on 23 February 2018. His First Three matches in PSL were not good he conceded so many runs. But after that, he took 5 wickets For 4 runs against Multan Sultan and Lahore won this match By 6 wickets, and Shaheen Afridi was the player of the match.
In December 2021 Shaheen Afridi was named Captain of the Lahore Qalandar Team. Qalandar won His First Title After 6 years under Shaheen’s captaincy. Shaheen is the leading wicket-taker in this Tournament and Youngest captain to win the t20 league.

Shaheen Afridi Family& Biography:

Father Name     Ayaz Khan
Mother Name     Not Known
Wife Name      Ansha Afridi (Shahid Afridi Daughter)
Brother Name     Riaz Afridi, Sandal Afridi, Qamar Abbas Afridi & 4 Others
Sister Name     No Sister
Father In Law     Shahid Afridi
Cousin Name     Yasir Afridi
Best Friend      Haris Rauf


Shaheen Afridi Father


Wife & Father In law:

Wife of Shaheen Afridi


Brothers Of Shaheen Afridi

Coach & Big Brother:

Shaheen Coach


Shaheen Cousin

Best Friend:

Favourite Friend

Shaheen Afridi Physical Stats:

 Body Measurements  42-34-15 inches
 Body type  Athletic
 Height  6 feet 5 inches (1.98 m)
 Weight  81 kg (178 lbs.)
 Waist  34 inches
 Hair Color  Light Brown
 Eye Color  Brown
 Shoe Size  9 US

Shaheen Afridi Awards:

Awards Of Shaheen Afridi

  • 2021: PCB’s Impactful performance of the year
  • 2021: ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year for the year
  • 2021: ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year for the year
  • 2021: Sir Garfield Sobers for the ICC Men’s cricketer of the Year
  • 2022: Became K-P police goodwill ambassador

Shaheen Afridi on Social Media:

Facebook  Shaheen Shah Afridi
Instagram   ishaheenafridi10
Twitter   @iShaheenAfridi
WhatsApp   Not Public Privacy Matter

Shaheen  Gallery:

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Shaheen Afridi Car:

Shaheen Afridi CarFavourite Car Of Shaheen


  • Shaheen is the Youngest Player to Take 6 wickets In World cup 2019. and best bowling figure by any Teenager.
  • Shaheen Afridi is the only Bowler to take 8 wickets in First Class Debut.
  • His younger Brother Riaz Afridi Plays one Test for Pakistan in 2004.
  • His cousin Yasir Afridi is international football player. And play for Pakistan National Football team in Asian Games 2010.
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