The 40 years old boy scored ballistic 81 off 40 balls in Global T20 Canada at Brampton. The boom-boom  Afridi from Pakistan proved that age is just a number. He is still fit, young and, heroic. Today in a match against Edmonton Royals Shahid Afridi struck five huge sixes and ten fours to make his team crossed 200. While batting first Edmonton Royals scored 207 as Afridi and Simmons scored the 50s. Having a strike rate of 202.50 in T20, who asked him to retire back in 2016?. The modern era cricket still finds it hard to replace a forty years boy. He can bat, he can bowl and is an athletic fielder too. 

T20 and T10 format of cricket is meant for Afridi. The Qatar Premier League knows the importance of this man as they announce him as their brand ambassador. The QPL is scheduled to be held in Gulf state in November and December of this year. Six to five teams will take part to entertain the crowd. 

Since his retirement, Pakistan cricket has always struggled to have a genuine power hitter of white-ball cricket who could bowl. Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Asif Ali and Umar Akmal combining can not replace one Afridi. The only cricketer to score more than 8000 runs and 395 wickets in one day cricket. He was the man of the match in both semi and final of WT20 in England when Pakistan won the first T20 title. 

Many great players came in and retired but, Shahid Afridi remains the same. Even Dhoni looked older though he is not. Desperate to know the reason behind his fitness and looks. The handsome cricketer cricket ever had, whose presence still felt in many ways. Shahid Afridi was not a cricketer but an era of inspirational and motivational stories. 

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