Shaheen Afridi Joins the Elite Club of Top Pakistani Bowlers in Test Matches | Analysis and Comparison with Top Bowlers

Shaheen Afridi Joins the Elite Club of Top Pakistani Bowlers in Test Matches.
Analysis and Comparison of Afridi with Top Bowlers.

Bowlers who took 100 wickets for Pakistan:

Wasim Akram1985-20021041814147/11923.6254.6525
Waqar Younis1989-2003871543737/7623.5643.4922
Imran Khan1971-1992881423628/5822.8153.7523
Danish Kaneria2000-2010611122617/7734.7967.8015
Yasir Shah2014-202248892448/4131.3858.4216
Abdul Qadir1977-1990671112369/5632.7972.5615
Saqlain Mushtaq1995-200449862088/16429.8367.6413
Mushtaq Ahmed1990-200352891857/5632.9767.7410
Shoaib Akhtar1997-200746821786/1125.6945.7412
Saeed Ajmal2009-201435671787/5528.1065.1210
Sarfraz Nawaz1969-198455951779/8632.7578.814
Iqbal Qasim1976-198850861717/4928.1176.138
Umar Gul2003-201347901636/13534.0658.884
Fazal Mahmood1952-196234531397/4224.7070.7413
Intikhab Alam1959-197747781257/5235.9583.795
Mohammad Amir2009-201936671196/4430.4764.024
Mohammad Asif2005-201023441066/4124.3648.787
Shaheen Shah Afridi2018-202326*431026/5124.4148.094
Abdul Razzaq1999-200646761005/3536.9470.081
Top 100 Wickets Takers in Tests for Pakistan

Shaheen Afridi Test Career Analysis:

Shaheen Shah Afridi’s achievement of reaching 100 Test wickets places him in esteemed company among some of Pakistan’s finest bowlers. Let’s analyze his performance in comparison to the other players listed in the table:

Shaheen Shah Afridi:

Matches (Mat): 26*

Innings (Inns): 43

Balls: 4906

Overs: 817.4

Maidens (Mdns): 174

Runs: 2490

Wickets: 102

Best Bowling in Innings (BBI): 6/51

Best Bowling in Match (BBM): 10/94

Average (Ave): 24.41

Economy Rate (Econ): 3.04

Strike Rate (SR): 48.09

4-wicket hauls (4): 11

5-wicket hauls (5): 4

Shaheen Shah Afridi Test Career

Comparison with other notable Pakistani bowlers:

Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis are the leading wicket-takers for Pakistan in Test cricket, with 414 and 373 wickets respectively. Shaheen Shah Afridi’s progress indicates the potential to join the ranks of these legends.

Shaheen’s average (24.41) and economy rate (3.04) suggest his ability to maintain control and pick up wickets consistently.

His strike rate of 48.09 indicates his effectiveness in taking wickets at regular intervals.

Overall, Shaheen Shah Afridi’s statistics reflect a promising career trajectory. At a young age, he has already made significant contributions to Pakistan’s Test team. With continued development and experience, he has the potential to become one of Pakistan’s greatest fast bowlers. His recent comeback and remarkable performance only add to his growing legacy in international cricket.

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