Shaheen Shah Afridi’s world record (Photo-PTI)
The performance of Pakistan team in World Cup 2023 has not been good. The team had defeated Netherlands and Sri Lanka but after that the train of Babar and Company derailed. Apart from India, Australia, this team also lost to Afghanistan and South Africa. However, amidst this poor performance of the Pakistani team, only one player has given a chance to its fans to be happy and that is Shaheen Shah Afridi. Shaheen Shah Afridi has performed well in the World Cup and now this fast bowler has also broken a big world record.
Shaheen’s world record
Shaheen Shah made a big world record in his name by taking the first wicket against Bangladesh. As soon as Shaheen dismissed Tanzeem Ahmed, he completed 100 wickets in ODIs. After this, Shaheen became the fastest fast bowler to take 100 wickets in ODI format. Shaheen Afridi broke Mitchell Starc’s world record.
Shaheen’s fastest century
Shaheen Afridi completed his 100 ODI wickets in the 51st match. Whereas Mitchell Starc had played 52 matches to score this century. Well, if we talk about all the players, Rashid Khan holds the record of taking the fastest 100 ODI wickets. Rashid had accomplished this feat in just 44 matches.
Let us tell you that Shaheen’s ODI career started on September 21, 2018 against Afghanistan and this player started showing his talent as soon as he entered international cricket. Shaheen showed the path to the pavilion to the big batsmen on the basis of his high speed and these swingers. Shaheen has achieved three five-wicket hauls and six four-wicket hauls in his 100 wickets.
period for left handed batsmen
Let us tell you that although Shaheen Afridi troubles every batsman with his swing, he is especially a big threat for left-handed batsmen. Shaheen has dismissed Tom Latham and Colin Munro maximum 4 times in ODIs. After this he has dismissed Quinton De Kock thrice. All these three batsmen are lefties. Interestingly, Shaheen also made his 100th ODI victim a left-handed batsman.