Dhaka: Pakistan cricket team’s star all rounder Shahid Afridi completed his 500 wickets in international cricket career today, Aaj News reported.
Boom Boom Afridi has become second all-rounder by getting 500 wickets and making 10,000 runs throughout his career.
In a World Twenty20 cricket cup match against Australia at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, the thunderous batting of Maxwell and Aron was continue against the Pakistani ballers. At that time, Glenn Maxwell was proving to be a threat but Afridi showed him the way back to the pavilion and thus paved the way for an exciting victory for Pakistan.That was the most exciting and turning point of the match.
Afridi claimed his 500th wicket dismissing Glenn Maxwell who played a thunderous innings against Pakistan.
Following is the breakup of wickets of Boom Boom Afridi:
378 in 378 One-day Internationals
48 in 27 Tests
75 in 72 Twenty20 Internationals
According to the report, Shahid Afridi is the fourth Pakistani bowler to take 500 wickets in all formats of international cricket after Imran Khan, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis.
South Africa’s All Rounder Jacques Kallis has also got this award by getting maximum wickets throughout his career.