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| On Updated : Jan 22, 2020 7:12 PM IST

Saqib Mahmood (England Cricketer): Wife, Age, Height, Records, Controversies and More

The young 22 years old Saqib Mahmood is promising fast bowler of England. He originally plays for Lancashire County Club. For his talent and efforts, he was named as the England Development Programme Cricketer of the year in 2015.

Full Name: Saqib Mahmood
Nickname: N/A
Role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand ba
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium

Cricket Career

International

First-class debut: Hampshire vs Lancashire at Southampton, Aug 4-7, 2016
List A debut: Lancashire vs Warwickshire at Manchester, Jun 5, 2016
T20 International Debut: New Zealand vs England at Wellington, on Nov 3, 2019
Major Teams: England, England under 19s, Lancashire, Lancashire 2nd XI, Lancashire Under-14s, Lancashire Under-15s, Lancashire Under-17s

Located in Birmingham, Saqib originally hails from Pakistan. Because of this, he was often treated in a bad manner by people. His origin also became the reason when he was denied the chance to join the England Lions squad during their tour in India in January and February 2019, and eventually, he was replaced by Tom Bailey.

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Saqib Mahmood became the first Lancashire bowler in April 2019, to take a five-wicket haul in successive List A matches. However, his career biggest moment came when in September 2019 he was named in England’s Test and T20I squads for their series against New Zealand.

Mahmood has been considered as one of the young players to replace James Anderson and Stuart broad in pacers for the long term.

Source: Twitter

Personal Life

Date of Birth: February 25, 1997
Current Age:
22 years (as of 2020)
Birth Place: Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nationality: England
Address: Birmingham, Warwickshire
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Domestic Teams: Lancashire

The controversy around Saqib Mahmood

He became a victim of online trolls after being refused a visa for January’s tour of India because of his Pakistani heritage. For that reason, he was being called a terrorist by many on social media.

Source: Instagram

Physical Attributes

Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black

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