Way back in 1996 Boom Boom Afridi hit his first six for Pakistan in international cricket. The 20 years journey started against Sri Lanka has ended in the T20 World cup game against Australia. Afridi played against Australian in the T20 World cup in his last match.
Over the years, Boom Boom was the sound to hear in the cricket matches whenever Shahid Afridi had come out for batting. His batting has won several crucial matches for Pakistan as well. Shahid Afridi was not a genuine batsman. He was introduced in the team as a replacement leg spinner.
Getting the chance, Boom Boom scored world’s fastest century in his very first match. It was an unbelievable innings by a 16 years old youngster. Afridi batted along with Saeed Anwar against Sri Lanka and won the match for Pakistan. From There on, Shahid Afridi was stamped as a pinch hitter in the Pakistan team. With time and experience, Afridi also get the place in Test squad.