Pakistan's popular all-rounder cricketer Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket on Sunday. His 21 years career of international cricket such a great and sometimes controversial was over. Afridi had indicated at the beginning of the month that his international career is almost over. He said he now wants to be a freelance cricketer playing in leagues all over the world.
The 36-year-old cricket star who had already retired from Test and ODI cricket. Although T-20 World Championship in 2016 in India. He stepped down as captain after the tournament, but as a player continued his career in the shorter format of the game.
Shahid Afridi then settled into the hearts of fans when playing against Sri Lanka in 1996, he had took 37 balls for the century on the board. It was his second match. No one able to break his record of 17 years. In the latter half of his career as a bowling all-rounder Afridi was established. Twenty20 cricket is Pakistan's early success depends on Afridi. Pakistan's victory in 2009 T20 World Cup, is the hard work of the Shahid Afridi. Afridi played 27 Tests in his international cricket career. These games, he scored in 1176. His highest score was 156. His 48 wickets.
Afridi played 398 ODI matches and scored 8064 runs. Afridi, 124 runs is the highest score in ODI. Afridi took 395 wickets in leg-spin bowling. Afridi played 98 T-20 matches and scored 1405 runs and also got 97 wickets in T20 Format.