Afridi’s first T20 Century in the NetWest blast
” Afridi, who started the innings from Hampshire’s side, scored 101 runs in 43 balls. This smoky shift included 7 sixes and 10 fours. This is Afridi’s first T20 century. “
After the retirement of Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan captain, popularly known as ‘Boom-Boom Afridi’, after retirement from international cricket, the water remains intact. Afridi on Tuesday scored a century on just 42 balls in the NetWest T20 blast quarterfinal, and once again turned his batting into iron.
Afridi, who started the innings from Hampshire’s innings, scored 101 runs in 43 balls. This smoky shift included 7 sixes and 10 fours. The 37-year-old Afridi shot a shot in every corner of the ground and the opposition bowlers looked completely helplessly ahead of him.
Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi is known to play in a world of hammering. Right-hand batsman Afridi played his first match against Sri Lanka in 1996. He has scored hundreds in 37 balls in international cricket.
Significantly, Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi is counted among the world’s most battered batsmen. Afridi played his first ODI match against Sri Lanka in 1996. He had a record of centuries in 37 balls, which was broken by Corey Anderson in 2014. He hit a hundred in 36 balls. A year later, this record became the name of AB de Villiers of South Africa, who scored a century in 31 balls against the West Indies in 2015.