News by “Sana Ullah“
Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi became the fastest pacer to claim 100 ODI wickets on October 31, 2023, during Pakistan’s must-win clash against Bangladesh at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Afridi achieved this feat in his 36th ODI match, breaking the previous record held by Mitchell Starc (37 matches).
Shaheen Afridi’s road to the century of wickets was nothing short of spectacular. He has consistently been one of the most dangerous bowlers in the world since making his ODI debut in 2018. Afridi is known for his raw pace, swing, and accuracy, and he has used these skills to great effect against some of the best batsmen in the world.
Shaheen Afridi’s achievement is even more remarkable considering that he has played most of his cricket in Asia, where pitches are generally more favorable to batsmen. However, Shaheen Afridi has shown that he can be just as effective on any surface, and he has proven himself to be one of the most complete bowlers in the world.
Shaheen Afridi’s achievement is even more remarkable considering that he is only 23 years old. He is the youngest bowler to reach the 100-wicket milestone in ODIs, and he is the third-fastest bowler overall, behind Rashid Khan and Mitchell Starc.
Shaheen Afridi’s success is also a testament to the hard work and dedication he has put into his game. He has come a long way since his debut, and he has shown that he is always willing to learn and improve.
Shaheen Afridi is a role model for young cricketers all over the world. He has shown that it is possible to achieve great things, even if you come from humble beginnings. He is an inspiration to us all.
Shaheen Afridi’s achievement is also a great moment for Pakistan cricket. He is one of the many talented young players who are emerging from the country. Pakistan has a bright future ahead of it, and Afridi is sure to be a key part of that future.
Congratulations to Shaheen Afridi on a remarkable achievement!