Afridi later pleaded guilty to a level three breach of the ICC code of conduct relating to the spirit of the game. [155], In July 2016, Afridi said in an interview with BBC Urdu that there is no talent in Pakistan. The British frequently classified the peoples that they conquered with fixed personality or "racial" traits and regarded the Pashtun Afridi tribesmen as "warlike" peoples and one of the martial races. [81][nb 2] He claimed 17 wickets from 6 matches in the first round of the Cup, including a five-wicket haul against Canada,[82] as Pakistan finished top of their group and progressed to the next stage. Afridi filed a petition with the Sindh High Court to overturn the sanctions. Even during his arrival from Dubai back to Pakistan, a few days after the rest of the team, fans chanted 'Boom Boom Afridi' at the airport amidst high security. As per Master Beverages and Foods Limited, Shahid Afridi had signed a contract with Master Beverages as their brand ambassador, but also secretly signed an agreement to become a brand ambassador of another renowned beverage company. [95] When the PCB's central contracts were renewed in August, Afridi's was allowed to lapse. Shahid Afridi in het outfit van het Pakistaans cricketelftal. [22] His other grandfather, Sahibzada Abdul Baqi, was given the title Ghazi-e-Kashmir (conqueror of Kashmir) for his efforts during the First Kashmir War. While his stock ball is the leg break, his armoury also includes the googly and a "quicker one" which he can deliver in the style of a medium-pacer, reaching speeds of around 130 km/h (81 mph). Rose "A Glossary of The Tribes & Castes of The Punjab & North-West Frontier Province", 1911 AD, Page 217, Vol. [123] He also transferred to Karachi as a player ahead of PSL drafts. [21], Urdu poet Shabbir hasan khan "Josh malihabadi", Denzil Ibbetson, Edward MacLagan, H. A. Please remove or replace such wording and instead of making proclamations about a subject's importance, use facts and attribution to demonstrate that importance. Their conversion to Islam is attributed to Sultan (Emperor) Mahmud of Ghazni by Ibbetson[11] and Haroon Rashid. The Aka Khel are scattered in the hills south of Jamrud. He became the first player to score a fifty in a successful runchase in a World T20 final. [42] Derbyshire County Cricket Club signed Afridi to play for them in the first two months of the 2003 English cricket season. [25], Afridi was drafted to the Pakistan senior national team after fine performances at the under-19 championship circuit starting the 1994–95 season. As of January 2020[update], Afridi is 2nd on the chart of most T20I wickets, with 98 wickets from 99 matches. Read more about Mehshar Afridi and access their famous audio, video, and ebooks.” Hij maakte zijn debuut voor het Pakistaanse elftal tegen Kenia in een ODI-wedstrijd in Nairobi op 2 oktober 1996. [34] He opened the batting, making scores of 10 and 6, and took five wickets in the first innings. On 30 May Afridi announced his conditional retirement from international cricket in protest against his treatment by the PCB. In March 2010 the board announced that Shahid Afridi had been appointed ODI captain in place of the sacked Mohammad Yousuf he led Pakistan in the 2010 Asia Cup and during his first three matches as ODI captain he scored two centuries against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh he finished as the tournaments highest runscorer with 384 runs from 3 matches. [67] According to a representative of Afridi, he had voiced his concerns about Mazhar Majeed – who had approached Pakistan's players – in June. [30] The record for fastest century in ODI was broken by New Zealand cricketer Corey Anderson on 1 January 2014 who reached triple-figures from 36 balls and is now held by South-African cricketer AB de Villiers who made a century from 31 balls on 18 January 2015 against West Indies. [132] In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Dhaka Platoon in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League. Its strategic value was not lost on the Mughals to whom the Afridis were implacably hostile. Afridi has the 3rd most International Player of the Match awards(11), with only Mohammad Nabi(12) & Virat Kohli(12) having more in T20s. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The Afridi (Pashto: اپريدی، افریدی ‎; also spelled Apridi) are a tribe of Pashtuns.Their traditional homeland is in Khyber and Darra Adam Khel in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan and smaller parts of Nangarhar, Afghanistan.. On 21 November 2005, Shahid Afridi was banned for a Test match and two ODIs for deliberately damaging the pitch in the second match of the three-Test series against England. 1125 – Scorecard, One-Day Internationals / Batting records / Most sixes in career, Shahid Afridi and Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar are the most popular cricketers in the two countries,, Wikipedia:Lokale afbeelding anders dan op Wikidata, Creative Commons Naamsvermelding/Gelijk delen. Mehshar Afridi Poetry In Hindi. [46] Afridi was more consistent with his batting and bowling throughout 2005, starting with the tours of India and West Indies and through to the England tour. "[47][48][49], On 12 April 2006, Afridi announced a temporary retirement from Test cricket so that he could concentrate on ODIs, with a particular focus on the 2007 World Cup, and to spend more time with his family. [127][128] In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Brampton Wolves franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament. During the ICC World T20 final in 2009 versus Sri Lanka at Lord's, he set some all-round records. [citation needed], After the creation of Pakistan, Afridi tribesmen also helped attack Jammu and Kashmir for Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistani war of 1947. [20][21], He belongs to a family of Sufi pirs (teachers or spiritual masters) and his grandfather Maulana Muhammad Ilyas was a well-known spiritual figure in Bhutan Sharif, a locality in the Tirah Valley. He is a senior player of Pakistan's international cricket team. Before Australia's match, the PCB hinted at Afridi's retirement. [156] This resulted in huge opposition against Afridi, while PCB issued a notice against him. Find Biography of Mehshar Afridi and read other details like Birthplace, full name & interests. [80] In the following match against Sri Lanka, which Pakistan won, Afridi claimed four more wickets to help his side to victory and became the second player to have scored 4,000 runs and taken 300 wickets in ODIs. Afridi nam de taken van aanvoerder over van Younus Khan in juni 2009 en werd officieel tot aanvoerder benoemd van het ODI elftal voor de 2010 Asia Cup. [119] However, in April 2018, he was named in the Rest of the World XI squad for the one-off T20I against the West Indies, which was played at Lord's on 31 May 2018. [32], Two years after appearing on the international scene, Afridi made his Test debut in the third game of a three-match series against Australia on 22 October 1998. However, it was said he refused to until it was revealed that his daughter was in hospital undergoing surgery at the time. According to the agreement, the star cricketer cannot sign any other company and has instituted a lawsuit against the cricketer in Sindh High Court (SHC) for damages amounting to Rs 60,000,000 and recovery of a car. Hij houdt ook het record van de snelste century in een ODI, die hij in zijn eerste innings maakte. [108] He also stated that 'as a player, I am fit. Hij nam vervolgens het aanvoerderschap van het test elftal op zich, maar legde die weer neer na één wedstrijd. He said he didn't care about what others were saying about him and only wanted to answer to his fans and wanted to apologise for letting them and Pakistan down. He was named among the world's most charitable athletes by Do Something in August 2015. Zijn debuut in test-cricket vond plaats op 22 oktober 1998 tegen Australië in het National Stadium in Karachi. Due to this reason, Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri gave him the nickname "Boom Boom". In 2013 during the first ODI game against the West Indies in Guyana, Afridi scored 76(55) before taking figures of 7/12, the second best ODI bowling figures ever. [50] However, on 27 April he reversed his decision, saying that "[Woolmer] told me that I am one of the main players in the team and squad and that Pakistan really needed me". Pakistan lost the only T20I[87] but won the ODI series that followed 3–2. [105], In September 2016, the PCB announced that they wanted Afridi to retire. [35] Again opening the batting, Afridi scored his maiden Test century, scoring 141 runs from 191 balls. [61] His spell of 6-38 against Australia in 2010 was voted as the Best ODI Bowling Performance of 2009 by ESPNCricinfo. [158], On 6 September 2018, in a Defence Day event at Rawalpindi, Afridi was reportedly caught on the camera chewing tobacco. [139], On 22 August 2017, in his 256th Twenty20 match,[140] Afridi hit his first century in the format, scoring 101 for Hampshire in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast against Derbyshire. [66] Afridi was officially removed from the Test squad on the England tour, but after the spot-fixing scandal saw Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and Test captain Salman Butt temporarily suspended by the International Cricket Council, he stated that he might return to Test cricket if "the team needs it".