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Shahid Afridi scored the fastest century using Sachin’s bat and it changed his luck as a batsman

August 3, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Previous Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has uncovered that Shahid Afridi utilized the bat of Sachin Tendulkar - which was given to him by Waqar Younis - when he hit a 37-ball ton against Sri Lanka in 1996. Afridi's ton, which came in his first-since forever innings, was the then-quickest ODI century ever.

A 16-year-old Shahid Afridi shook world cricket in his first-historically speaking innings as a worldwide cricketer; when he impacted a 37-ball ton against a Sri Lanka bowling assault that involved Chaminda Vaas and Muttiah Muralitharan. Elevated to bat at No.3, Afridi, who was only 16 years old at the hour of playing the thump; struck what was then the quickest century in the game's history. Afridi's ton fell off only 37 balls, and his record represented 18 years before New Zealand's Corey Anderson broke the record in 2014.

Afridi's 102 versus Sri Lanka has viewed as one of the greatest ' cracks thumps' ever. However, previous Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, who was additionally a piece of the Pakistan side in that game; uncovered an intriguing story behind it. He uncovered that Afridi, truth told, batted with a willow of Sachin Tendulkar; which the Little Master had talented to Waqar Younis.

Mahmood was trudging reasonably, and Afridi conflicted with the spinners 

Mahmood thinks Waqar [Younis] got a bat from Sachin [Tendulkar], he utilized the incomparable Sachin's bat and figured out how to get a hundred and from that point forward, he turned into a batsman. He was a bowler who can hit the ball. However at long last, he had a great vocation, the all-rounder uncovered.

Mahmood, who in the end moved to England and accomplished a British Passport; uncovered that in the 2011 World Cup, Afridi utilized a conveyance; he'd gained from the incomparable Abdul Qadir to extraordinary impact - the in-vagabond. Afridi drove Pakistan in the 2011 World Cup and completed as the competition's joint-most elevated wicket-taker. And keeping in mind that Mahmood communicated his mistake in Pakistan losing to main opponents India in the semis. The 45-year-old praised 'Lala's' endeavors and depicted him as an extraordinary resource for the side.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh