Shaheen Shah Afridi PSL Career Profile: Teams, Batting, Bowling, History

Shaheen Shah Afridi PSL Career

Shaheen Shah Afridi is a Pakistani professional cricketer who was born on 6 April 2000 in Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The 21 years old young fast bowler has a very successful international and PSL career so far in all formats of cricket.

Shaheen Afridi played his first T20 international for Pakistan on 3 April 2018 against West Indies. On 21 September 2018 against Afghanistan, he played his first ODI for Pakistan, and on 3 December 2018 against New Zealand, he got his test cap.

After performing in PSL 2018, he was included in the Pakistan cricket team. The first year of Shaheen Shah Afridi’s PSL career was so good that he was picked up by the national team.

Shaheen Shah Afridi PSL Career

The young pacer played his first PSL match in 2018. In a match against Multan Sultans, he picked up five wickets only for 4 runs and was named as man of the match. After a successful start in the PSL, he is now one of the best bowlers around the world.

Shaheen Shah Afridi PSL Team

Shaheen Shah Afridi PSL career started when he was picked by Lahore Qalandar in the third edition of the Pakistan super league. Now, he is the most successful bowler for Lahore Qalandars. You will see Shaheen Afridi in action and he is the current captain of Lahore Qalandars.

Shaheen Shah Afridi Bowling Stats in PSL

You will be amazed after looking at his bowling stats in the PSL league. After playing just four seasons of the PSL he is on the 7th number among the leading wicket takes in PSL. He took 50 wickets in his 37 matches of PSL.

The star bowler has dismissed big names like Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, and more several times in the PSL.

PSL Spam Matches Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Econ 4 Wkts 5 Wkts
2018-2021 37 138.3 3 1060 50 5/4 7.65 1 1

His bowling average in the PSL league is 21.20, and his economy rate is 7.65. Shaheen’s bowling strike rate is 16.6, and he has also taken a five wickets haul in the PSL tournament. His best bowling figures are 5 wickets only for 4 runs.

In that spell, he dismissed Shoaib Malik, Ross Whiteley, Saif Badar, Junaid Khan, and Mohammad Irfan.

Shaheen Afridi PSL 7 (2022)

In PSL 2022, Shaheen Shah Afridi will be leading Lahore Qalandars. He said that ‘Wasim Akram’ is his favorite bowler, and he wants to be like him. He is aiming to win a title for Lahore Qalandars.

The great all-rounder of Pakistan, Boom Boom Afridi is the future father-in-law of Shaheen Afridi. In an interview, Shahid Afridi said that he advised Shaheen not to accept the captaincy of Lahore Qalandars but he didn’t follow my advice.

In a match when Shaheen Afridi clean bowled Shahid Afridi, he didn’t celebrate that wicket to show respect for Lala (Shahid Afridi).

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