Friday, December 1, 2023

PCB Pays Tribute to Shahid Afridi as He Took 21 Wickets in 2011 World Cup, Most Wickets Taken by Pakistani Bowler in World Cup Edition

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has honored Shahid Afridi for his amazing performance during the 2011 World Cup. He took 21 wickets in that tournament, which is the most by any Pakistani bowler in a single World Cup.

Shahid Afridi was a standout player in the 2011 World Cup, and he played a crucial role in Pakistan reaching the semi-finals. In the eight matches he played, he took 21 wickets with an average of 12.85 and a strike rate of 21.28. His best bowling performance was when he took 5 wickets for just 16 runs against the West Indies.

What makes Afridi’s performance even more impressive is that he was dealing with several injuries. He had a knee injury that required surgery before the tournament, and he also suffered a shoulder injury during the group stage of the World Cup. Despite these challenges, he delivered outstanding performances for his team.

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