Zaheer khan Biography: Wiki, Wife, Age, Career, Net Worth, and More.

Who is Zaheer khan?

Zaheer Khan is an Indian former cricketer who played an important role in the Indian team from 2000 to 2014. He was the second most successful Indian fast bowler in Test cricket, behind Kapil Dev. He started his career playing for Baroda. He had also played IPL for Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Zaheer khan Biography

Zaheer khan Biography
Zaheer khan Biography

Personal Information

Full NameZaheer Khan
NicknameZak, Zippy,
Zakky
Born7 October 1978
Place of
Birth
Shrirampur,
Ahmedanagar,
India
Birthday7 October
Age42 years ( as of
March 2021 )
OccupationCricketer
( Former
Fast Bowler )
RoleBowler
AwardsArjun Award
& Padma Shri
NationalityIndian
ReligionIslam
Net WorthNot Known

Physical Appearance

Height
( approx )
1.55 m Or 155
cm ( In feet –
5 ft 11 in )
Weight
( approx )
75 Kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Zaheer khan Family

FatherBakhtiyar Khan
( Photographer )
MotherZakai Khan
( Teacher )
BrotherJissan Khan &
Aneesh Khan
SisterN/A
ChildrenNot Known
Wife/
Spouse
Sagarika
Ghatge 
( Actress )
Marriage
Date 
23 November
2017
Girlfriend
( GF )
N/A
Marital
Status
Married

Zaheer khan Education

School New Marathi
Primary School
&  KG Somaya
Secondary
School
CollegeNot Known
Educational
Qualification
Not Known

Zaheer Khan Career 

CoachSudhir Nayak
Role Bowler
Bowling
Style
Left-arm
fast-medium
Batting
Style
Right-handed
Cricket
Academy
National
Cricket
Academy
Jersey
Number
34
Major
Teams
India, Royal
Challengers
Bangalore,
Delhi
Daredevils,
Mumbai
Indians,
Mumbai,
Asia XI,
Surrey,
Worcestershire,
Bengal Tigers,
India A, Delhi
Bulls, and India
Legends.
Retirement
Date
15 October
2015

International Debut

  • ODI Debut – 3 October 2000, Against Kenya at Kimkhana Club Crik )
  • Test Debut – 10 November 2000, Against Bangladesh at Bangladesh National Stadium
  • T20I Debut – 1 December 2006, Against South Africa at Wanderers Stadium

Zaheer khan Stats

Bowling Statistics

FormatsTestODIT20I
Matches9220017 
Wickets31128217 

Zaheer khan Biography

Zaheer was born on 8 October 1978 in Shrirampur, Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra. His father’s name was Bakhtiyar Khan, who was a photographer. He started his early studies at New Marathi Primary School and K.J. Samaiyya Secondary School. He also played at the local Revenue Colony Colony Cricket Club (RCC) early in his career.

On 24 April 2017, he announced his engagement with Sagarika Ghatge on Twitter and got married to Sagarika on 23 November 2017.

Achievements ( Facts )

Zaheer scored 75 against Bangladesh at number 11 in 2004 and became the only batsman in the world to score the highest Test at number 11.

In 2011, he was awarded the Arjuna Award, India’s second-highest award by the President of India.

In 2020, he was honored with the Padma Shri Award by the Government of India.

Zaheer is the fourth-highest wicket-taker in ODIs for India after Anil KumbleJavagal Srinath, and Ajit Agarkar with 282 wickets.

Zaheer was one of India’s leading wicket-taker during the 2011 World Cup, finished as the joint highest wicket-taker along with Shahid Afridi with 21 scalps.

He has taken 311 wickets in Test cricket at a rate of 32 runs per-wicket.

He was an important part of the 2011 World Cup-winning team, taking 21 wickets in 9 matches in that tournament.

Zaheer retired from international cricket on 15 October 2015.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Age of Zaheer Khan?

42 years ( as of March 2021 )

  • Who is the wife of Zaheer Khan?

Sagarika Ghatge ( Actress )

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