Reminiscing the title of the Salman Khan’s hit Bollywood movie-Tiger Zinda Hai- Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi said that Sher Abhi Zinda Hai after smashing unbeaten 81 run knock in Global T20 Canada on July 28.
On Sunday while playing for his side Brampton Wolves Boom Boom Shahid Afridi reminded the World once again why he was regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen in World of cricket.
The 37-year-old former Pakistan captain turned back the clock as he smashed 81 runs off just 40 balls to propel his side Brampton Wolves to a mammoth total of 207 runs in a Global T20 Canada match at CAA Centre in Brampton.
Afridi’s blistering knock included 10 fours and 5 sixes as Brampton Wolves beat victorious over Edmonton Royals by 27 runs.
He was adjudged the ‘Man of the Match’ after he conceded just 14 runs in four overs while picking up the wicket of former Pakistan teammate Mohammad Hafeez. He also took two catches.
Taking to official twitter while reacting to the video posted by official handle of GT20 Canada , Afridi tweeted ‘Sher abi zinda hai’.
Chasing 208, the Royals were reduced to 46/2 in the fifth over, thanks to Wahab Riaz dismissing the openers. They were soon reduced to 94/5 before Jimmy Neesham and Shadab Khan took them to a respectable total.
Scores: Brampton Wolves 207/5 (Shahid Afridi 81*, Lendl Simmons 59, Shadab Khan 3/34) defeat Edmonton Royals 180/9 (Jimmy Neesham 33, Richie Berrington 28, Zahoor Khan 3-21) by 27 runs.