Zaheer Khan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More
Some Lesser Known Facts About Zaheer Khan
|Nickname||Zak and Zippy|
|Real Name||Zaheer Khan
|Profession||Former Indian Cricketer (Medium Fast Bowler)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Weight||in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
#34(IPL, County Cricket)
|Records (main ones)||• Took a total of 44 World Cup wickets, highest by an Indian and 5th highest overall.
• Has a total of 610 international wickets (311 in Test, 282 in ODI and 17 in T20).
• Took 11 5-fors in Test match cricket (out of which 8 were outside India).
• In his debut County match for Worcestershire, he took 10 wickets.
• Highest Test score of 75 vs Bangladesh.
|Career Turning Point||2003 World Cup.|
|Domestic/State Team||India, Asia XI, Baroda, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Surrey, Worcestershire|
|Nature on field||Aggressive
|International Debut||Test- 10 November 2000 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka
ODI- 3 October 2000 vs Kenya in Nairobi
T20- 1 December 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
|Likes to play against||Australia and England
|Favourite Ball||Reverse Swing|
|Age (as in 2017)||39 Years|
|Date of Birth||7 October 1978|
|Birth Place||Shrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||Shrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India|
|Educational Qualifications||High School|
|School||Hind Seva Mandal’s New Marathi Primary School, Shrirampur
KJ Somaiyya Secondary School, Shrirampur
|Family|| Father- Bakhtiyar Khan (Photographer)
Mother- Zakia Khan (Teacher)
Zaheer Khan parents
Brothers- Zeeshan (Elder) and Anees (Younger)
|Hobbies||Travelling and reading|
|Controversies||A controversy erupted during India's 2nd Test against England at Trent Bridge in 2007 when English players started throwing jelly beans at the batting crease area while Zaheer was batting. Angry Zaheer even had a heated exchange of words with Kevin Pietersen.|
|Favourite Food||Mutton biryani|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar and Viv Richards
Bowler: Wasim Akram
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Isha Sharvani (Actress)
Zaheer Khan with Isha Sharvani
Sagarika Ghatge (Actress)
|Wife/Spouse||Sagarika Ghatge (Actress)|
|Marriage Date||23 November 2017|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
- Can Zaheer Khan smoke? : No
- Does Zaheer Khan drink alcohol? : Not known
- Zaheer is a Mumbaikar however he began playing first-class Cricket for Baroda.
- His father was the one who initially discovered his Bowling talent and required him to Mumbai when he was 17 years old.
- He had been on his way to join Mechanical Engineering degree Course, but on proposal of his trainer, he dropped his studies out to focus on cricket.
- His signing with County team Surrey at 2014 and later Worcestershire rediscovered his bowling skills.
- He had been a nightmare for left-hand batsman as he had been the 3rd highest wicket taker of the lefties in Test matches with 237 wickets.
- He pumped out South African batsman Greame Smith 13 Times in all forms of international cricket.
- During a Test match against New Zealand at Basin Reserve At 2014, Ishant Sharma abused Zaheeer afterwards he fielded gradually on the border line.
- He’s a Massive fan of Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer.
- He even won the Wisden Player of the Year award at 2008.
- In addition, he won the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2011.
- In his early international cricket days, he was afraid of Travelling by plane.
- He owns a restaurant Named ZK’s in Pune and also a rehab and Training centre named ProSport Fitness & Services at Mumbai.
- In 2016, he captained Delhi Daredevils at IPL 9.
- During a Test match against Pakistan in India, a woman From crowd proposed him.