The heart of Pakistan’s cricket the all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi set another record. He smashed another amazing record and once again win the heart of his fans all around the world.
This man made 101 runs just in 43 balls and his score gave win to Hampshire with 101 runs at Derbyshire London. This amazing record was made by him on Tuesday in the Twenty20 Blast semi-finals.
Afridi smashed seven sixes and most of the times he hit the ball out of the ground. One of his sixes breaks the mirror of a car which was standing outside the ground, what a hit that was. An amazing game by an amazing player.
This century by the 37-year-old man is the fastest in the 2017 Twenty20 Blast. Before that, he was in poor form but giving this performance proved that he is the man who can turn around the face of the match at any stage.
This is the game which turns around the history because on 2nd September two-time winners Hampshire will appear in seventh Finals Day in the last eight years at Edgbaston. And Derbyshire faced the heaviest defeat because of the amazing smashing sixes of Afridi.
Hampshire total was 249-8 which is the strong score in Twenty20, James Vince also played well for the team and he made 55 just for 36 deliveries. And Derbyshire was all out for 148.
Afridi said he asked Hampshire management to let him open because he felt “wasted at seven or eight” and he proves himself by hitting hard. When his wicket fell down he had taken his team to 146-2 from just 12.2 overs. He set a good and strong start for the team.
And this game wrote a history for the Hampshire as this is their eighth highest Twenty20 score in history. And Derbyshire faced the heaviest defeat of all time.
Afridi’s century just in 42 balls beats the record of the Worcestershire’s Joe Clarke and Nottinghamshire’s Alex Hales. They made the century in 45 balls. And most of the Afridi’s sixes throw the ball out of the Country Ground.
Cricket is full of records and amazing smashing but this man always set a bombastic record and bring happiness to his fans all around the world.