Shahid Afirdi

Major leaguer

Born on March 1, 1980, Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi aka Boom Boom Afridi, has ruled the world of cricket, all thanks to his exceptional batting abilities and much-needed aggression to play the game. He is the most popular and undoubtedly one of the best things to have happened to Pakistan’s cricket. Afridi has played 350 ODIs throughout his career and 34 of them as the team’s captain. Many of his other accomplishments include 27 matches and 39 T20 games in international cricket. Even though Afridi feels that he is a better bowler, many have deemed him as one of the most amazing batsmen to have played cricket. He held the record for the fastest century for 19 years and is known as a hard-hitting player always ready to have taken on the game.