Shaheen Shah Afridi

Shaheen Afridi misbehaved with Pakistan coaches: Reports

According to Pakistan’s Geo TV, the pacer misbehaved with batting coach Mohammad Yousuf during the team's England tour.

Babar should’ve supported Shaheen as captain, says Afridi

Afridi said that Babar missed out on a chance to do the honourable thing when the selectors approached him to return as the white-ball captain ahead of the T20 World Cup.

Zaka Ashraf criticises PCB over Afridi outster

Terming Shaheen Shah Afridi ouster from captaincy and bringing back Babar Azam a hasty decision, former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf has criticised the composition of the national selection committee announced recently.

Afridi, PCB chief shake hands after ‘fake quote’ controversy

Shaheen and Naqvi met yesterday at the Pakistan team’s training camp in Kakul

Shahid Afridi thinks son-in-law Shaheen Afridi should be 'given time' as Pak captain

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi said that his son-in-law Shaheen Shah Afridi deserves to be given enough time to prove his credentials as the T20I captain of the national team.

Pakistan keen on reinstating Babar as T20 skipper 

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Mohsin Naqvi hinted at a change in leadership in T20Is ahead of the T20 World Cup in June. 

Afridi shushes critics but Akram still on his case

It’s not mandatory that if you are captain you have to come out to bat. Observe the situation and whether there are better players and hitters in the dugout,” Akram said in a TV programme

Afridi relieved after avoiding whitewash

Pakistan captain Shaheen Shah Afridi said it was "very important" his team avoided a whitewash series loss to New Zealand after winning the fifth and final Twenty20 International by 42 runs on Sunday.

No swing, no problem as Shaheen goes to number one

Pakistan spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi has become cricket's top-ranked bowler but his prime concern is keeping his country in the World Cup.

October 17, 2023
October 17, 2023

Pakistan pace ace Shaheen laid low by fever

Star Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has been laid low by fever, Pakistan media reported Tuesday, in a worrying blow for the team ahead of a key World Cup clash with Australia.

October 16, 2023
October 16, 2023

Waqar tells Shaheen to copy Bumrah blueprint

Shaheen is struggling with his pace and fitness and has been unimpressive in all three games at the World Cup where his four wickets have come at a cost of 139 runs.

October 4, 2023
October 4, 2023

The rise of the South Asian pace attack

When last the ODI World Cup was played in South Asia, in 2011, five of the top seven wicket-takers in that tournament were spin bowlers. In the recent Asia Cup, however, in which more matches were played in Colombo (a notoriously spin-friendly venue) than any other venue, five of the top seven wicket-takers were seam bowlers.

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

Not worried about facing Shaheen or any bowler: Miraz

Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz said that he remains unfazed at the prospect of having to face Pakistan quick Shaheen Shah Afridi or any other bowler in the upcoming matches of the ongoing Asia Cup in Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

Shaheen takes four as Pakistan bundle out India for 266

Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi tormented the India batting lineup as he picked up four wickets for 35 runs to help bundle out the Men in Blue to 266 in their blockbuster Asia Cup contest at the Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

August 5, 2023
August 5, 2023

Pakistan cricketers set for massive salary hike: reports

According to reports, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to provide a significant salary increase to its cricketers through updated central contracts. This development arises amidst ongoing discussions between the PCB and the country’s cricket players regarding their involvement in various T20 Leagues abroad.

July 16, 2023
July 16, 2023

Afridi's long wait for 100 Test wickets ends

Pakistan's Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed his 100th Test wicket on his return from injury in the first match against Sri Lanka in Galle on Sunday.

July 15, 2023
July 15, 2023

Pakistan hope to end year-long winless run against Sri Lanka

The last Test Pakistan won began a year ago on Sunday against Sri Lanka in Galle, and captain Babar Azam hopes to finally record another win in the match starting on the same date and ground.

April 24, 2023
April 24, 2023

Don’t call me ‘Sasur’: Shahid Afridi to Shaheen Afridi

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has warned his son-in-law for calling him “sasur (father-in-law) in public.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Unfit Afridi missing from Pakistan squad for NZ ODIs

Star pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and leg-spinning all-rounder Shadab Khan are notably missing from Pakistan's 16-member squad announced Thursday for the three-match one-day international series against New Zealand.

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