2019, Shaheen Afridi Broke 4 Records
On This day during on July 05, 2019, Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi broke 4 records and equals Tendulkar’s record in same match against Bangladesh at Lord’s.
Shaheen Afridi Broke Records
However, Afridi multiple records help Pakistan to beat Bangladesh by 94 runs. Meanwhile, Shaheen Afridi took 6 wickets for 35 runs from 9.1 overs.
Meanwhile, 19 year old Afridi became the youngest bowler to claim a five-wicket haul in a ICC World Cup match and also in at Lords.
His 6 wickets is the best bowling figures at lords in ODI and also the best bowling figures by a Pakistani in World Cups. He bettering Shahid Afridi’s 5 for 16 against Kenya in 2011 ICC World Cup.
Afridi played 5 matches and took 16 wickets in ICC World Cup 2019. He became the joint 4th highest wickets taker in the ICC World Cup 2019 tournament. Also he became the youngest highest wickets taker in ICC World Cup tournament.
Afridi became the Player of the match for his magnificent performance. He became the 2nd youngest to be Player of the match in in the World Cup after Sachin Tendulkar.
Honours Board at Lord’s
Afridi made it to the ODI Honours Board at Lord’s for his performance. Following the World Cup, the ICC named Afridi as the rising star of the squad.
In the same match Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq and Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman also made it to the Lord’s Honours Board. Imam-ul-Haq hit 100 runs and it was his first ICC world cup centuries. Mustafizur Rahman took 5 wickets for 75 runs from 10 overs and it was his second ICC world cup five-wicket haul.