Shaheen Shah Afridi has been the number 1 bowler for his side in the ODI format currently and he will be a key player for his side to ensure they lift the Asia Cup trophy for the third time after the 2000 & 2012 editions. Shaheen Afridi has taken 14 wickets from 7 matches in this calendar year and going forward he will be a key bowler to perform against India and other top sides when it comes to playing big events.
Here, in this article, we will see how Shaheen Afridi has performed against India in International cricket and also on Pakistan and Sri Lankan soil specifically.
Shaheen Afridi in ODIs at Multan Cricket Stadium:
2/55 (10) vs West Indies in 2022
1/17 (4) vs West Indies in 2022
Shaheen Afridi in ODIs at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore:
4/63 (10) vs Australia in 2022
2/40 (8) vs Australia in 2022
Shaheen Afridi's bowling figures in the recently concluded three-match ODI series against Afghanistan:
2/9 (4) vs Afghanistan in Hambantota, 2023
2/58 (10) vs Afghanistan in Hambantota, 2023
2/31 (9.4) vs Afghanistan in Colombo (RPS), 2023
Notably, these are the only three games played by Shaheen Afridi on Sri Lankan soil.
Shaheen Afridi against India in International cricket:
0/42 (6) in Dubai (DSC), 2018 Asia Cup
3/31 (4) in Dubai (DSC), 2021 T20 WC
0/34 (4) in Melbourne, 2022 T20 WC
Shaheen Shah Afridi won the Player of the Match award for his brilliant spell against India in the 2021 T20 World Cup where he went on to dismiss Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, and Virat Kohli.