Social Media Pays Tribute to Shahid Afridi on His Birthday

Former Pakistan captain, Shahid Afridi turns 39 today. Born in Khyber Agency in 1980, Shahid Khan Afridi has given cricket fans plenty of moments to cherish for a lifetime.

Having debuted for Pakistan in 1996, Shahid Afridi played a 524 international matches for Pakistan including 27 tests, 398 ODIs, and 99 T20 Internationals. With over 11,000 international runs and 541 wickets, Shahid Afridi was a nightmare for the opponents in his prime.

Following the trends set by the likes of Ian Botham, Shahid Afridi along with Sanath Jayasuriya epitomized the art of power-hitting earlier in the innings, which made their prominence even more significant in modern cricket.

Boom Boom Afridi, currently a part of Multan Sultans, is a celebrated cricketer all across the globe with millions of fans. He has a number of awards to his name. As he turns 39, the Twitterati are pouring in their messages of love for the star cricketer.

Starting with the world cricket’s governing body:

Happy Birthday Boom Boom.

One of the most entertaining cricketers.

Some records.


A humble being.

What is your favorite Boom Boom moment? Let us know in the comments section.

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