Shahid Afridi Records
Shahid Afridi is one of the famous and prominent names of the International Cricket history. Shahid Afridi has millions of followers so far, belonging from different backgrounds, countries, culture and opposing teams. Shahid Afridi became under limelight when he scored the fastest ODI century against Sri-Lanka in the year of 1996. His first record made on 4th October in Nairobi where he amazingly scored 102 runs off 37 balls. No one knew that it was just a beginning of a new batting style and Shahid Afridi’s success.
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If you are a crazy patron or supporter of Shahid Afridi then here, we present a comprehensive list of amazing yet, astonishing records formed by none other than Shahid Afridi.
Record Of Fastest and Quickest Century
Shahid Afridi had a record to make the fastest ODI century on the second one-day match, which played against the team of Sri-Lanka. His aggressive batting and destructive innings last by 102 runs in just 37 balls. Previously, he also held the record of 4th ranking making century by 45 deliveries and 7th ranking for 100 runs of 53 deliveries against India and Bangladesh respectively.
However, in 2014, New Zealand batsmen Corey Anderson broke his record after 17 years by smashing batting and made century on just 36 balls. Still Shahid Afridi is on the second rank as the fastest batsman to make a century.
Record Of Fastest Fifty
Other than the fastest century, Shahid Afridi also successfully scored 50 runs in one day Internationals (ODI’s). He has the record of 5th batsman hitting the fastest 50 for just 19 deliveries.
Record Of Youngest Century maker
Shahid Afridi has the record of hitting the century as the most young player of International history. Shahid Afridi was only 16 years and 216 days when he cracked his first century throughout his career.
Record of Most Sixes
Shahid Afridi also holds the record of hitting the most sixes during his career in ODI international. Till date he has amazingly smashed 400 sixes, whereas Sanath Jayasuriya is the second player in the list with 270 sixes in 444 ODI matches.
Record of Highest Striking rate
Shahid Afridi due to his aggressive and unusual batting style has highest strike rate in ODI’s. He holds 115.61 strike rate per 100 deliveries.