DUBAI – Shahid Afridi was the man behind Pakistan’s victory against Sri Lanka in first T20 match at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday where Boom-Boom Afridi captured another unique record, PakistanTribe.com reported.
According to the correspondent of Pakistan’s fastest growing virtual community, PakistanTribe, Shahid Afridi became the first player to score 1000 runs and to get 50 wickets in T-20 international Cricket.
33 year old Allrounder played a match winning but more surprisingly a sensible knock of 39 off just 20 balls 2 fours and 3 towering sixes.
Shahid Khan Afridi took 1 (Dinesh Chandimal) for 20 in his 5 over spell.
Afridi captured the record during his 69th T20 international match.
Pakistani Allrounder is one of the leading wicket takers in the T20 format with 73 wickets in 68 innings with the average of 22.16.
Of Shahid Afridi it can safely be said that cricket never has and never will see another like him.