Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi, better known as Shahid Afridi or Boom Boom Afridi, is a Pakistani T20 cricketer and former Test and ODI cricketer. He is currently the captain of Pakistan T20 cricket team and Peshawar Zalmi. Considered as a legend in Pakistani cricket history, Afridi is regarded as one of the greatest big-hitting cricketers of all time, where he has the longest six of any form of the game.He also holds a record of taking most wickets in T20 cricket.
He is known for his aggressive batting style,and previously held the record for the fastest ODI century in 37 deliveries. He also holds the distinction of having hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket,and he hit the longest ever six in the history of cricket.Afridi considers himself a better bowler than batsman, and has taken 48 Test wickets and over 350 in ODIs. Currently Afridi is leading the chart of most T20I wickets with 86 wickets from 86 matches.Shahid Afridi has signed to play for Sydney Thunder in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash league.