Shahid Afridi: News

23 Sep 2023

Pakistan Cricket Team

ICC Cricket World Cup: Statistical analysis of Pakistan's trophy-winning campaign

Pakistan are heading into the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup after a disappointing 2023 Asia Cup. However, they can be a formidable team in Indian conditions. Under the leadership of Babaz Azam, Pakistan have enough firepower to challenge others.

22 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup: Decoding Pakistan's stats and records

After a woeful show in the 2023 Asia Cup, Pakistan will look to make things count in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in India, starting October 5.

17 Sep 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma ninth Indian to complete 250 ODIs: Decoding stats

Rohit Sharma has accomplished a major milestone as he has completed 250 ODI appearances for India.

07 Sep 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan: Decoding his ODI batting stats in Asia

Albeit in a losing cause, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan scored a fighting half-century against Pakistan in the 2023 Asia Cup clash on September 6.

07 Aug 2023

Asia Cup

Presenting the unbreakable records in Asia Cup

Cricket fans have their eyes on the calendar with the 2023 edition of the Asia Cup getting underway on August 30.

07 Aug 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan: Decoding his stats in Asia Cup

The 2023 edition of the Asia Cup, which will be played in the ODI format, will get underway on August 30.

05 Aug 2023

Asia Cup

Decoding Team Pakistan's stats in Asia Cup

All six participating teams are gearing up with the 2023 Asia Cup being around the corner.

15 Apr 2023

Haris Rauf

PAK vs NZ: Haris Rauf claims his best T20I figures 

Pakistan put up a dominating performance in the opening T20I against New Zealand, claiming an 88-run win.

28 Mar 2023

Shadab Khan

Shadab Khan becomes first Pakistan bowler with 100 T20I wickets

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan has become the first bowler from Pakistan to complete 100 wickets in T20Is.

07 Mar 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan completes 300 ODI wickets: Decoding his stats 

Shakib Al Hasan scripted history on Monday (March 6), becoming the first-ever Bangladesh bowler to complete 300 wickets in ODI cricket.

04 Mar 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan on verge of accomplishing this elite double

Veteran Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is on the verge of accomplishing a massive double in ODIs.

Shahid Afridi named interim chairman of PCB selection committee: Details 

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has been named the interim chairman of the men's team national selection committee.

13 Nov 2022

Shadab Khan

Shadab Khan becomes Pakistan's highest wicket-taker in T20Is: Details here

Pakistan's ace spinner Shadab Khan has become the highest wicket-taker for his nation in T20Is.

12 Oct 2022

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan's performance in ICC T20 World Cup: Key stats

Pakistan will tussle for their second ICC T20 World Cup title in the upcoming event in Australia.

28 Sep 2022

Hardik Pandya

Pakistan don't have a finisher like Hardik Pandya: Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi believes their national side lacks a finisher in white-ball cricket.

Afridi questions Virat Kohli's attitude: A look at notable numbers

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has often made headlines for his controversial remarks on Indians.

23 Dec 2021

Ravi Shastri

Legends Cricket League: Akhtar, Jayasuriya picked in Asia Lions squad

Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, and Sanath Jayasuriya have been drafted into the Asia Lions squad for the Legends Cricket League.

31 Aug 2021


Former Pakistan all-rounder Afridi draws criticism for statement on Taliban

Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has a knack for getting involved in controversies.

28 Jul 2021


Everest Premier League: Afridi to play for Kathmandu Kings XI

Former Pakistan cricketer and veteran T20 stalwart Shahid Afridi will be making his presence felt in the Everest Premier League.

PSL 6: Shahid Afridi and Naseem Shah to miss tournament

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will not play any part in the remainder of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6 after being sidelined with a lower-back injury.

Abu Dhabi T10: Gayle, Afridi to feature in fourth edition

Star players Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi are set to feature in the fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League.

22 Nov 2020

Cricket News

LPL 2020: Galle Gladiators appoint Shahid Afridi as captain

Galle Gladiators have appointed former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi as their captain for the upcoming inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

15 Nov 2020

Cricket News

Shahid Afridi sports a peculiar helmet during PSL 2020 playoffs

Pakistan legend Shahid Afridi recently grabbed eyeballs when he sported a newly-designed helmet in the opening clash of PSL 2020 playoffs between Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings.

Pakistan cricketers to sport Shahid Afridi Foundation logo on kits

The Pakistan cricket team is set to sport the logo of the Shahid Afridi Foundation on their kits during the upcoming series against England.

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi tests positive for coronavirus

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has tested positive for coronavirus.

17 May 2020


Harbhajan, Gambhir slam Afridi over controversial remarks on PM Modi

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi's recent remarks on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were deemed outrageous in India.

Yuvraj and Afridi discuss possibility of Indo-Pak rivalry

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi advocated the idea of reinstating the Indo-Pak bilateral series clash.

30 Dec 2019


Afridi's daughter performed 'aarti' after watching Indian-show, he smashed TV

Shahid Afridi, the former captain of the Pakistani cricket team, is being brutally slammed on social media, all thanks to an old interview of his in which he passed bigoted remarks.

30 Oct 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

A look at some unwanted and crazy records in T20Is

Cricket is generally called the game of glorious uncertainties, and rightfully so, owing to its tradition to come up with weird moments.

16 Oct 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Shahid Afridi feels Pakistan lag behind in this particular department

Pakistan are in a sorry state following their unfortunate 0-3 whitewash at the hands of Sri Lanka during the just-concluded T20I series, at home.

21 Sep 2019


Afridi names his Fab Four, doesn't include Kane Williamson

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is considered as one of the modern-day legends of the game.

Afridi blames IPL for Lankans opting out of Pakistan tour

Former Pakistan cricket team legend Shahid Afridi has made a bizarre claim.

Euro T20 Slam postponed to 2020: Details here

The inaugural Euro T20 Slam has got canceled this year just two weeks before the scheduled start.

27 May 2019


Afridi, Gambhir engage in a war of words: Details here

India was shaken by a deadly terror attack in Pulwama in February this year.

12 May 2019

Pakistan News

Afridi won't let his daughters play outdoors, because 'hail patriarchy'

He may have scored tons of runs for his country, he might be running a foundation to educate underprivileged girls. But internalized misogyny hasn't left Shahid Afridi.

Nepal's Rohit Paudel breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record: Details here

Nepal are climbing up the ladder as far their presence in cricket is concerned.

02 Jan 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Shahid Afridi blocked my return to Pak Team: Salman Butt

Tainted Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has claimed that former skipper Shahid Afridi blocked his return to the national team for the 2016 World T20.

23 Nov 2018


This is what Shahid Afridi feels about Indian captain Kohli

Former Pakistani legend Shahid Afridi has gone on to reveal that Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli is one of his favorite cricketers.

15 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Shahid Afridi after his 'four-province' comment

Criticizing Indian media for misreporting, former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi in a tweet said Kashmir belonged to his country, and he was passionate about it as his fellow countrymen.

14 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Afridi: Pakistan can't handle four provinces, doesn't need Kashmir

On Wednesday, former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi sparked a new controversy with a comment on Kashmir.

23 Oct 2018

Rohit Sharma

IND vs WI: Rohit in line to break Tendulkar's record

Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma has been in terrific touch with the bat in 2018. He has plundered runs at will, across the globe

17 Oct 2018

Anil Kumble

Happy Birthday Anil Kumble: A look at his illustrious career

Legendary Indian spinner Anil Kumble turned 48 today, and there are not enough words to express our gratitude to this monumental cricketing figure, who contributed so much to Indian cricket.

04 Oct 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

#ThrowbackThursdays: This day in 1996, Afridi achieved an incredible feat

Shahid Afridi announced himself in international cricket, 22 years ago, on this day.

16 Sep 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Asia Cup 2018: A look back at classic India-Pak encounters

India and Pakistan have met each other 12 times in the history of Asia Cup.

#CricketInNumbers: Gayle a six away from scripting history

Chris Gayle is known for his blitz style of batting and on Saturday, the big West Indian batsman added another special record to his name.

20 Jul 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

#StatAttack: 5 unique records held by Pakistanis in ODIs

The 1992 ICC World Cup winners, Pakistan, have a rich cricketing history.

Cricket: 5 infamous ball-tampering incidents

Sri Lanka Test captain Dinesh Chandimal is the latest cricketer to be embroiled in a ball-tampering controversy.

10 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Shahid Afridi, why do you have a chained-lion at home?

Scrolling through social media, one can generally expect to come across mind-boggling stuff. But then there are some things which are completely incomprehensible.

Windies beat ICC World XI by 72 runs: Match Report

After a one-sided victory over World XI, West Indies have showed once again why they are a force to reckon with in T20 format.

Windies vs World-XI: Rashid Khan a star-attraction in charity match

West Indies will be up against the ICC World XI in a charity match, on Thursday at Lord's.

28 Apr 2018


Shahid Kapoor roped in for Hindi remake of 'Arjun Reddy'

Shahid Kapoor is on a film signing spree. After 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' and 'Airlift' director Raja Krishnan Menon's untitled next, Shahid has now bagged the Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Arjun Reddy'.

05 Apr 2018

Virat Kohli

Indian cricketers join hands against Afridi over Kashmir tweet

In the two days since Shahid Afridi made a tweet on Kashmir, several of his Indian peers have hit back at the former Pakistani cricket captain.

03 Apr 2018


Shahid Afridi laments "appalling and worrisome" situation in "India-occupied Kashmir"

Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi today voiced his concerns about the "appalling and worrisome situation in India-occupied Kashmir," where Indian security forces have launched intense counter-terror operations.

#Cheatgate: Which cricketers have been involved in ball-tampering?

Australia's tour of South Africa has been marred with controversies.

20 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Afridi offers to pay for the treatment of hockey legend

Shahid Afridi has already itched his name as a cricketing legend with his brilliant performances on the field; now the ace cricketer is winning hearts off the field with his kind-hearted gestures.

IPL: Did you know these Pakistan's stars played in IPL?

While there is no official ban on the Pakistan cricketers from taking part in the IPL, the Indian domestic T20 league snubbed them after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

Guptill and Simmons snare top money in CPL T20 draft

Big-hitting New Zealand opener Martin Guptill and West Indies counterpart Lendl Simmons are the biggest buys of the Caribbean Premier League 2018 drafts, which were held on Thursday.

01 Mar 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Happy birthday Shahid Afridi!

Shahid Afridi is one of the most well known Pakistani cricketers and needs no introduction.

08 Feb 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

This Texas town celebrates Shahid Afridi Day, every year

The infectious popularity of Pakistani cricketer Shahid 'Boom Boom' Afridi has reached a Texas town, which celebrates February 5 as Shahid Afridi Day.

Remembering Kumble's perfect 10

Indian spin legend, Anil Kumble scripted history by claiming a 'perfect 10' on February 7, 1999 at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.

Cricket greats who walked away from international cricket in 2017

Every great thing comes to an end. Some cricket legends also called it quits to their fairytale careers this year.

World's first international T-10 League to kick off in December

Top international cricketers are all set to compete with each other in the very first international T-10 Cricket League, scheduled to be played in December at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

End of the road for Lasith Malinga?

Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has stated that he will assess his future in international cricket after the ODI series against India.

Why should women cricket get more recognition?

Cricket has always been dominated by male cricketers and women cricketers have not received their share of recognition.

14 Mar 2017

Mohammad Amir

Tainted Salman Butt to return to international cricket?

After serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, tainted Pakistan batsman Salman Butt is being considered for Pakistan's test series against West Indies this April.

20 Feb 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Shahid Afridi bids adieu to international cricket

Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket, putting an end to his 21-year cricketing career.

28 Aug 2016

Virat Kohli

Pakistani shoemaker's deer chappals for SRK land him in jail

A Pakistani shoemaker named Jahangir was jailed by Pakistani authorities after his proclamation that he had made sandals from deer skin for actor Shah Rukh Khan.