PAK vs BAN: Shaheen Afridi’s early blitz sends shivers through Bangladesh in World Cup 2023 clash

In a thrilling encounter at the World Cup 2023, Shaheen Afridi showcased his prowess, claiming his 101st wicket and rattling Bangladesh’s early hopes.

Facing Shanto, Afridi delivered a full, swinging delivery right into the middle-stump. Shanto attempted a flick, but the ball soared higher than intended.


Despite his crisp shot, he failed to keep it down, giving Usama Mir at short mid-wicket an opportunity.

Mir capitalized on the chance, displaying remarkable reflexes as he lunged to his right and snatched the ball just inches above the turf. Shanto’s departure left Bangladesh reeling, setting a tense tone for the match.

Afridi, known for his distinctive celebrations, marked his 101st wicket with his trademark jubilation, asserting his dominance on the World Cup stage.