Zaheer Khan is a former Indian cricketer. He was a left-arm fast-medium bowler as well as a right-handed batsman. He is the second most successful fast bowler for India in test cricket.
Zaheer Khan was born on October 8 in Maharashtra, India. Bakhtiyar Khan is his father, and his mother’s name is Zakia Khan. Sagarika Ghatge is his wife. He completed his schooling at Hind Seva Mandal’s New Marathi Primary School, Shrirampur KJ Somaiyya Secondary School, Shrirampur.
|Full Name||Zaheer Khan|
|Nick Name||Zak, Zakky, Zippy|
|Profession||Former Indian cricketer (left-arm fast-medium bowler)|
|Date of Birth||8 October 1978|
|Hometown||Shrirampur, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Hind Seva Mandal’s New Marathi Primary School, Shrirampur KJ Somaiyya Secondary School, Shrirampur.|
|Education Qualification||High School|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 183 cm|
in meter- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6’0”
|Weight (approx)||in Kilogram- 78 kg|
in pounds- 172 lbs
|Body Measurements||Chest- 42 inches|
Waist- 34 inches
Biceps- 14 inches
Family, Parents, Siblings
Career and Achievements
Zaheer Khan is a former Indian cricketer and a legendary fast bowler. He held the ball best in Men in Blue in all three formats of the game. Zaheer Khan was one of the Indian team’s left-arm pacers to end his career as one of the best bowlers of all time. He was truly a valuable asset to the starving Indian team for their fast bowling talent in the early 2000s. He was a great red ball-bowler who was talented with the white ball. Zaheer made his international test debut in november 2000 against Bangladesh. He scored the second in the second inning while adding 1 in the second.
Zaheer ended his career with 311 test wickets, surpassing only Kapil Dev to become the second most successful Indian fast bowler in test cricket. Zaheer held the record for the highest number of batsmen at number 11, scoring 753 runs in 133 runs against Bangladesh with Sachin Tendulkar in 2003.
|International Debut||Test- 10 Nov 2000 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka|
ODI- 3 Oct 2000 vs Kenya in Nairobi
T20- 1 Dec 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
|Jersey number||#34 (India)|
#34 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domenstic/ State team||India, Asia XI, Asia XI, Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, India A, Indians, Delhi Capitals, Bengal Tigers, Delhi Bulls, India Legends|
|career Turning Point||World cup 2003|
|loves to play against||loves to play against|
|Retirement||15 October 2015|
Zaheer Khan made his ODI debut in 2000 in the ICC Knockout Trophy against Kenya in the same year. Along with Ashish Nehra and Srinath, Zaheer formed India’s first pacer arsenal at the 2003 ICC World Cup. In the previous series and group stage matches of the tournament, Zaheer registered some great spells along with 2 others. But everything was ruined in the final against Australia. Injuries destroy his form and fitness, causing him to fall. Zaheer was inconsistent with India till the 200 sides.
Zaheer Khan is a former Indian cricketer. He played all kinds of games for the Indian national team from 2000 to 2014. He was the second most popular successful Indian pace bowler in Test cricket after Kapil Dev.
|Favorite Ball||Reverse Swing|
|Favorite Cricketer||Batsman- Sachin Tendulkar|
Bowler– Washim Akram
|Favorite Food||Mutton Biryani|
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan|
His net worth is around $ 10 million.