Shaheen Shah Afridi is a young and talented fast bowler and professional cricketer who plays for the Pakistan national cricket team. He was born in Landi Kotal Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on April 6, 2000. Shaheen Afridi has recently played in the 2022 Pakistan Super League as the captain of the Lahore Qalandars. Shaheen Afridi net worth in Rupees is 10 crore which is considered a good income for a Pakistani cricketer.
As of 2023, Shaheen Afridi's net worth is estimated to be $6 million.
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Given Name||Shaheen Shah Afridi|
|Famous Name||Shaheen Afridi|
|Source(s) of Fame||Cricketer|
|Date of Birth||April 6, 2000|
|Place of Birth||Landi Kotal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
Shaheen Afridi was born and brought up in Landi Kotal, Khyber District, Pakistan. His family belongs to Zakhakhel Afridi Tribe. Shaheen Afridi’s father, Ayaz Khan’s mother, has six brothers; he is the youngest of them all. In 2004, Afridi’s brother Riaz Afridi played a test match for Pakistan. The two brothers have 15 years gap in age.
Shaheen Afridi started playing only Tennis-ball cricket in the nearby playground named ‘Tatara Ground’ near his home. Shaheen’s brother Riaz Afridi took him for trials of FATA under 16, hard-ball cricket. He successfully passed all the trials and was selected as the under 16 professional cricketer. He paved his way to play against Australia in November 2015 and made his international debut for Pakistan. He took four wickets in One-Day and Twenty cricket formats.
Shaheen was selected for the Under-19 Asia Cup 2016 as a member of the Pakistan Under-19 Cricket Team. Pakistani team played the opening match against Singapore and got the victory by nine wickets win. On September 26, 2017, Shaheen played in a solitary test match for Khan Research Laboratories 2017-2018 and made his first-class debut by taking 8 wickets for 39 runs, which is the best score to make on the first-class debut by a Pakistani bowler.
In the last month of the year 2017, he was selected for Pakistan’s squad for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018. Shaheen was named the ‘Rising Star of the Squad’ by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Shaheen was selected as the captain of Lahore Qalandars in December 2021. Lahore won the match under the captaincy of Shaheen Afridi, and he became the youngest captain to win a T20 league. The Lahore’s match gave rise to the popularity of the nation’s star as he became the person to win Lahore their first PSL.
On February 23, 2018, Shaheen made his Twenty20 debut in Pakistan Super League 2018. Shaheen was declared ‘Player of the Match’ because he took five wickets in the first match against Multan Sultans. Shaheen Afridi was also selected for the Rotterdam Rhinos in the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament, but later the tournament was canceled.
In 2019, the Shaheen Afridi was selected in the team to play for Hampshire Country Cricket Club in 2020 Twenty20 Blast in England. The council later confirmed his selection. In September 2020, Shaheen took a hat-trick and four wickets in four balls and made the record of ‘Best Ever Bowler’ at the Rose Bowl in Twenty20 Cricket.
Shaheen Afridi’s cricket career goes wide in a short period of time. Shaheen was selected in the Twenty20 International squad for the series against West Indies in 2018 and made his T20I debut for Pakistan against West Indies. In September 2018, Shaheen Shah Afridi was selected for the One Day International (ODI) team for the Asia Cup 2018. On September 21, 2018, he made his ODI debut against Afghanistan. After that, in November 201-, he was selected in Pakistan’s Test squad for Pakistan against New Zealand, and, on December 3, 2018, he made his Test debut for Pakistan against New Zealand. Shaheen Afridi’s test match debut against New Zealand earned him the wicket of Tom Latham in the first innings. The cricketer even got a chance to bat and remained “not out” in the first innings. In the second innings, he took two wickets, one of Ross Taylor, while again remaining the only “not out” batsman on the pitch.
Shaheen Afridi was named for the Cricket World Cup 2019 and became the youngest bowler to take five wickets in a World Cup Match. For his great performance in the world cup match, Shaheen was named as ‘Rising Star of the Squad’. Shaheen was named in a 29-man squad for Pakistan’s tour to England in 2020, in the 20-man squad for the Test matches against England, and also named for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Shaheen Afridi was titled ‘Cricketer of the Year’ by the International Cricket Council for taking 78 wickets in 36 international matches for the year 2021. Shaheen Afridi’s five-wicket haul in a test match held in Sri Lanka won him a lot of praise from the Pakistani nation.
Shaheen Afridi was named for four awards in the year 2021. He was given ‘PCB’s Impactful Performance of the year 2021′, ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year.’ he was also awarded ICC Men’s T20 Team of the Year’ for the year 2021, and the’ Sir Garfield Sobers’ for the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year’.
Shaheen has massive respect and love for Shahid Afridi who is a former professional cricketer of Pakistan T20 and ODI cricket, famously known as ‘Lala’. After his retirement, Shaheen took the title and number of Shahid Afridi’s cricket shirt and named Afridi. Shaheen Afridi is soon going to be engaged and married to his daughter.
Shaheen Afridi’s biography includes playing Tennis Ball cricket in his hometown. Shaheen Afridi’s age is 22 years for the year 2022. Shaheen age make him one of the youngest bowlers to play for the country on a national level. Shaheen Afridi height is said to be 6 foot and 6 inches. Shaheen has a passion for cricket and wants to be a great bowler for the Pakistan cricket team.
Shaheen Afridi is active on Instagram and Twitter. He shares his own pictures and pictures of his friends and teammates on social media platforms. He has 945.7k followers on Twitter and 817k followers on Instagram. Shaheen’ fans have made social media accounts by his name. Shaheen’s fans really take pride in supporting the cricket in good and bad times through social media accounts. Afridi is tagged quite often on online posts related to him and even shares them on his professional account.
Shaheen Shah Afridi was born on April 6, 2000, in Landi Kotal. He is a famous cricketer, leading wicket-taker, and Pakistani Professional Cricketer. Shaheen plays as a fast bowler in Pakistan’s matches against international teams for the Pakistan Cricket board. Shaheen’s age is 22 years for the year 2022, he has a passion for cricket, and he will continue playing cricket. ‘Riaz Afridi,’ the elder brother of Shaheen, is also a well-played cricketer. Shaheen Afridi’s source of income is his being a profession cricketer. Shaheen Afridi net worth is $ 6 Million.