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

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(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:

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  • 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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