Veteran all-rounder, Shahid Afridi, is one of the most exciting players in cricket history. Although he rose to fame for his exceptional power-hitting skills, he developed into a genuine leg-spinner for Pakistan, leading the country to the semi-finals of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, where he finished as the joint leading wicket-taker.
International Cricket Council (ICC) paid tribute to the 44-year old by uploading a compilation video of Afridi’s ‘googly’. The video was uploaded on ICC’s official Twitter account and included the caption ‘When it comes to the googly – how can you forget the master?’
Afridi has been one of the most successful bowlers in Pakistan’s history, having picked up 395 ODI, 98 T20I, and 48 Test wickets, along with scoring over 10,000 runs across all formats. He is the leading wicket-taker for Pakistan in T20Is and the third-highest wicket-taker in ODIs.