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Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi is a Pakistani cricketer. Shahid Afridi made his ODI debut on October 2, 1996 and his test debut against Australia on October 22, 1998. Afridi is known for his aggressive batting style. He holds the record for the fastest century in ODI cricket which he scored on his debut against Sri Lanka.

Shahid Afridi Info

Full NameSahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi
Date of BirthMarch 1, 1980
Place of BirthKhyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan
Other Names / Nick NamesLala, Boom Boom, Akhrot (Walnut)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight arm leg-spin
RoleAll rounder
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 I think I still have a lot to offer to Pakistan cricket. I will retire when I feel I am at the peak of the career and have also contributed to Pakistan cricket as other legends of Pakistan cricket have done. I want to be remembered like Imran Khan, Javed Miandad or Wasim Akram are remembered today. And my ambition remains to reach a consistent scale of performance as these legends did in their careers. 
— Shahid Afridi is not ready to retire yet / January 25, 2012
 The Bangladesh league clashes with our one-day and T20 series against England and for me national duty has always remained the top priority because Pakistan has given me a lot, 
— Shahid Afridi prefers Pakistan national team over Bangladesh / January 25, 2012
 My heart bleeds to play for Pakistan and I am dying to play for my country. I even wanted to go to Zimbabwe and hopefully at the right time I will make a comeback to the team. They need to bring in more sensible and good people into the team management and if that happens I will reconsider my decision to retire. I have been moved by the support shown to me by the people. I owe them a lot. 
— Shahid Afridi wants to play for Pakistan again but only after change in the management / August 22, 2011
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 I have decided to retire from international cricket because I am not in a mental frame of mind to continue playing under this board, 
— Shahid Afridi announces conditional retirement after being sacked as captain of Pakistan Cricket Team / May 30, 2011
 I'm very happy because before this competition I told my friends and the nation that with this team I wanted to play in the semi-finals. There will now be more expectations to go on. But I am just thinking game by game. The only thing we can do is give 110 percent. Every team from now will come harder and harder. We will just keep making plans for each team and try and stick to those, 
— Shahid Afridi is happy on reaching Semifinals in the World Cup 2011 / March 25, 2011

 Our entire focus is on winning the quarter-final, I am not even thinking of the next match, whether it is India or Australia, 
— Shahid Afridi is not thinking of a possible semifinal clash with India / March 22, 2011
 We know that this game is very important for us to end in a good position in the group. If we win, we will go into quarters with a win and a good, positive attitude, which is more important, 
— Shahid Afridi wants a win against Australia in their final group match / March 18, 2011