Tuesday, March 25, 2014

congrates afridi for completing 500 wickets in international cricket 4 pakistan player

Allrounder Shahid Afridi finished his 500 wickets in worldwide cricket playing against Australia in the World Twenty20 cricket measure here at the Shere Bangla National Stadium Mirpur on Sunday.

He asserted his 500th wicket rejecting Glenn Maxwell who played a deafening innings of 74 from just 33 balls crushing six towering sixes and seven fours. He was going to be a risk however Afridi demonstrated to him the path once more to the structure and therefore made ready for an energizing triumph for Pakistan.

Afridi caught two wickets in this match in four overs taking his count to 501 in each of the three arrangements of global cricket.

Taking after is the separation of wickets:

48 in 27 Tests

378 in 378 One-day Internationals

75 in 72 Twenty20 (T20) Internationals




Shahid Afridi File Photo. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
congrates afridi for completing 500 wickets in international cricket 4 pakistan player


Shahid Afridi is the fourth Pakistani bowler to take 500 or more wickets in all arrangements of worldwide cricket after Wasim Akram (916), Waqar Younis (789) and Imran Khan (544).

The world record of taking the most universal wickets was held by Sri Lanka's off-spinner Muttia Muralitharan who stowed 1,347 wickets. He was taken after by Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne who took 1001 wickets. They were the main two bowlers to take 1000 or more wickets.

Shahid Afridi is the 27th bowler on the planet to get 500 or more wickets.