Cricket News WATCH: Broadcasters had displayed Shahid Afridi’s age as 21, not 16 during his debut ODI innings

first_imgShahid Afridi revealed his actual age in his autobiography. Afridi captained Pakistan in World Cup 2011. Afridi has been the part of World T20 winning team.  “Also, for the record, I was just nineteen, and not sixteen like they claim. I was born in 1975. So, yes, the authorities stated my age incorrectly,” the statement from the book read.Ever since Shahid Afridi has revealed his real age in his autobiography, the video showing his 37-ball ton is going viral. The fans are going through it yet again to confirm and a shocking thing has come up in the process. The broadcaster of the series played in Nairobi when the former Pakistan cricketer slammed a century, had shown his age as 21.Many cricket pundits are now with the fact that how did he manage to become the youngest to score a century then? If the broadcasters had displayed the age correctly, then why and when was the age changed? Well, a lot of questions are surfacing regarding the matter and only Afridi can answer those. Moreover, his claim of scoring a century while he was 19 is confusing.Here’s the video: highlights New Delhi : Pakistan’s former all-rounder, Shahid Afridi has made some startling revelations in his autobiography ‘Game Changer’. One of them which is making headlines is his ‘actual’ age. Afridi himself has revealed that he wasn’t 16 years old when he hit the century in the ODI format back in October 1996 on his debut. The game was against Sri Lanka which was played at the Gymkhana Club Ground in Nairobi.In his book, Afridi has clearly stated that he was born in 1975 and not in 1980. According to that, he should be currently 44 years old (If that is rightly quoted by him) and the record of the youngest to score a century shouldn’t belong to him. Afridi has, moreover, claimed that he was 19 years old when he scored the famous century and not sixteen which has confused a lot of people. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

MLB trade rumors: Padres could make closer Kirby Yates available

first_imgYates is a perfect 23 for 23 in save opportunities this year with a 0.96 ERA.He’s not the typical power closer as he sits in the low-90s with his fastball, but his control is very good (8 BBs in 28 IP) and he still finds ways to strike men out at a high rate with an absolutely nasty splitter (48 Ks in 28 IP). Related News The closer market might not be too bad this year leading up to the trade deadline.According to The Athletic, several clubs believe the Padres could make closer Kirby Yates available at the deadline, and by sheer production, there may be no better reliever on the market. MLB trade rumors: Yankees unwilling to pay exorbitant price for Madison Bumgarner If he is put on the market, he may be the best reliever available.This Kirby Yates splitter is just 🤢🤢🤢THE @PADRES WIN!#FriarFaithful pic.twitter.com/BeifG16frD— FOX Sports San Diego (@FOXSportsSD) June 7, 2019But that also assumes the Padres decide to sell. San Diego still isn’t out of the race as it sits four games out of the second wild-card spot in the National League. A good push toward the All-Star break could turn the team into buyers as they have rumored interest in Indians starter Trevor Bauer.But looking forward, a trade isn’t out of the question and Yates certainly seems like a candidate to be moved.Several other relievers who could find their way to the market include Tigers closer Shane Greene, Giants closer Will Smith and Blue Jays closer Ken Giles.last_img read more