Shahid Afridi Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Shahid Afridi Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Shahid Afridi Biography

Shahid Afridi, born on March 1, 1980, in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, is a legendary cricketer known for his explosive batting style and effective leg-spin bowling. He made his debut for the Pakistan national cricket team at the age of 16, becoming the youngest player to score an ODI century, which stood as a record for 17 years. Afridi earned the nickname “Boom Boom” for his aggressive approach on the field. He played a pivotal role in numerous Pakistani victories, including the 2009 ICC World Twenty20. Beyond cricket, Afridi is recognized for his philanthropic efforts, particularly in healthcare and education.

General Information About Famous Cricketer Shahid Afridi

Full NameShahid Khan Afridi
NicknameBoom Boom
ProfessionCricketer
Date of BirthMarch 1, 1980
Current age44 years, 4 months, 24 days
WifeNadia Afridi
NationalityPakistani

Exploring Shahid Afridi Personal Journey

NameShahid Afridi
Birth NameSahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi
Nick NameBoom Boom
Height6 feet 0 inches (183 cm)
FigureAthletic
WeightApproximately 80 kg
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Date of BirthMarch 1, 1980
ReligionIslam
Present AddressInformation not disclosed
HometownKhyber Agency, Pakistan

Shahid Afridi Education

Education LevelDetails
SchoolAamerican International School System, Karachi, Pakistan
College/UniversityNot Known
DegreeNot Known
Field of StudyNot Known

Shahid Afridi Favorite

FavouriteDetails
FoodBiryani
Actor/ActressShah Rukh Khan
Priyanka Chopra
MusiciansAtif Aslam
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Song“Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai” by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
BookAutobiography of Nelson Mandela
HobbiesCricket
FilmsBollywood and Hollywood action films
ColourGreen
PerfumeN/A
DirectorN/A
Holiday DestinationsDubai
LikesSpending time with family and friends

Shahid Afridi Relationship Journey

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNadia Afridi
Wife/SpouseNadia Afridi

Shahid Afridi Career Journey

Career DetailsDescription
DebutTest: February 22, 1998, against Australia
ODI: October 2, 1996, against Kenya
T20I: August 28, 2006, against England
Teams Played ForPakistan National Cricket Team
Playing RoleAll-rounder (Former Captain)
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg-spin
Test Matches27
Test Runs1,716
Test Batting Average36.51
Test Wickets48
Test Bowling Average35.36
ODI Matches398
ODI Runs8,064
ODI Batting Average23.57
ODI Wickets395
ODI Bowling Average34.51
T20I Matches99
T20I Runs1,416
T20I Batting Average17.92
T20I Wickets98
T20I Bowling Average24.44
Notable Achievements– Former Captain of Pakistan National Cricket Team
– Known for his aggressive batting style and effective leg-spin bowling
– Youngest player to score an ODI century (at the time)
– Holds the record for the most sixes in ODI cricket
– Key player in Pakistan’s victory in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20
RetirementAfridi announced his retirement from international cricket multiple times, with his final announcement in February 2017. He continued to play in T20 leagues globally.
Post-Retirement Activities– Involved in various philanthropic activities
– Appeared in cricket commentary and analysis
– Engaged in business ventures and endorsements

Shahid Afridi Career Statistics

FormatMatchesRunsBatting AverageHighest ScoreCenturiesHalf-CenturiesWicketsBowling AverageBest Bowling Figures5 Wickets in an InningsCatches/Stumpings
Test271,71636.51156584835.365/52348/–
ODI3988,06423.5712463939534.517/129131/–
T20I991,41617.9254049824.444/11048/–

Shahid Afridi Income

Net Worth$47 million …

Frequently Asked Questions for Shahid Afridi

Who is Shahid Afridi’s eldest daughter?

Shahid Afridi’s eldest daughter is Aqsa.

What is Shahid Afridi’s nickname?

Shahid Afridi is often referred to as “Boom Boom Afridi” by cricket fans.

How is Shaheen Afridi related to Shahid Afridi?

Shaheen Afridi is a son-in-law of Shahid Afridi


Has Shahid Afridi criticized Babar Azam’s leadership?

Yes, Shahid Afridi has criticized Babar Azam for what he perceives as below-par leadership.

When did Shahid Afridi retire from cricket?

Shahid Afridi officially retired from international cricket in 2017.

Does Shahid Afridi have two wives?

No, Shahid Afridi has one wife, whose name is Nadia Afridi.

What is Shahid Afridi’s jersey number?

Shahid Afridi’s jersey number varied throughout his career, but he often wore the number 10 jersey in limited-overs cricket for Pakistan.

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