Shahid Afridi: The Darling of Crowd

Sibghat MirzaCricket4 Comments

13815094_2048822015343028_189504027_nShahid Afridi a name every cricket fan would love to hear till whole life. The fame the passion and the thrill he has brought in to the game of Gentlemen, no one else could even think of it. The label to his personality “Boom Boom” is just of the mighty and glorious sixes he hits all across the stadium. Afridi full name is Sahibzada Muhammad Shahid Khan Afridi and he has made his debut in to the cricketing World against Kenya on Oct 2 1996 and then never looked behind. He is known as one of the most devastating all-rounders of the World. He hold  lot of records which makes him more special among all, most no of sixes, the third fastest ODI century, second best bowling figures in one day international and the list goes on and on and never stops.

Afridi is just a treat to watch that’s why he is such a favorite contender among crowd. The personality of Afridi is attractive , he is also one of the most handsome cricketers of all time. The sixteen year old career of this man is free of any controversy or scandal. Millions of people heart stop when he steps in to the play ground and people start chattering “six six six…. “. Their is no doubt this man has changed the style of cricket in the 90’s era and it might be the source of the t20 cricket to begin.

One always though that there were such sound batsman at that time like Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar and Javed Mianadad but in all of them spark of Afridi was because of the entertainment he brought in the play ground, the fast and mighty sixes along with fours all around the ground. Hundred and a fifty in just a few balls made crowd loved him to an immense stage that his name would always be at the top of the list when ever there would be a six or a four in a ground.

Besides all this ‘Boom Boom” has many awesome achievements and performance in bowling too. The man who has taken five wickets haul nine times in his career. Afridi is the only bowler who has bowled AB de villiers most number of times than any other bowler and we all know Ab de villiers known as Mr 360 is a shear class no doubt about it.

Due to massive fame and performance of Mr Afridi all around the world many legends of cricket had also given their statements about the class of shahid Afridi some of them are quoted here….
“If not Afridi then who else”
Imran Khan
“Afridi is fire power for us”
Tendulkar
“I have hit six sixes in an over but i am not even close to Afridi fame”
Yuvraj Singh
“Cricket could never  be same without Afridi”

So one could never ignore this fact that this man is a special and sensational performer who has ability to fill stadiums in a frictions of seconds and similarly can empty the stadiums when he gets out…
No doubt Shahid Afridi is known as the Darling of Crowd !!!!

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4 Comments on “Shahid Afridi: The Darling of Crowd”

  1. That’s pretty impressive article Sibghat . Great and really nice article! Thanks for sharing, this is perfect for me and all huge fans of all-rounder and professional cricketer Shahid Afridi .
    ~Zaeem Anwaar

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