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Sarfaraz Ahmed (Pakistani cricketer): Wife, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday

Sarfaraz Ahmed is a wicketkeeper-batsman and the former captain of the Pakistan National Cricket Team. Sarfaraz became Hafiz-e-Quran at the age of 10, one who crams the whole Islamic Holy book. Sarfraz led the Pakistani squad to victory in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. In the same year, he holds the record of maximum dismissal in a single inning.

Career Turning Point: He was called to the Pakistan International team after having led his side in a low-scoring encounter to win the 2006 ICC U-19 World Cup against India. Pakistan had only scored 109 runs, and the Indian cricket team was bowled out for just 71 while bowling.

  • Name: Sarfraz Ahmed
  • Nickname: Sarfraz Ahmed
  • Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman
  • Batting style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling style: Right-arm off-break
  • Fielding position: Wicketkeeper

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 170 cm(5’ 7”)
  • Weight (approx.): 71 kg
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

  • Date of Birth: May 22, 1987
  • Age (as on March 2020): 32 years 9 months
  • Birth Place: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: NA
  • College: Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  • Educational Qualifications: E (Electronics)
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  • Father– Shakil Ahmad
  • Mother– Not Known
  • Brother– Shafiq Ahmad
  • Sister– Not Known
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Cricket Career

  • Test– 14 January 2010 vs Australia in Hobart
  • ODI– 18 November 2007 vs India in Jaipur
  • T20– 19 February 2010 vs England in Dubai
  • First-class debut– National Bank of Pakistan v Karachi Harbour at Lahore, Apr 23-25, 2006
  • List A debut– Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Lahore, Mar 8, 2006
  • T20s debut– Islamabad Leopards v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 25, 2006
  • Jersey Number: 54
  • Major Teams: Pakistan, Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Harbour, Pakistan A, Pakistan International Airlines, Pakistan Under-19s, Quetta Gladiators, Sind, Yorkshire
  • Nature on field: Maintains calm disposition (plays aggressively though)
  • Likes to play against: India


  • In the U-19 World Cup 2006, he recorded 23 catches and 6 stumpings. He had an average of 39.75 with the bat.
  • In the 2008 Asia Cup, he recorded 3 half-centuries and dismissed 21 players in the first five matches.
  • He became the 7th Pakistani wicket-keeper to reach 1000 runs in a match against Sri Lanka in 2015.


  • Hobbies: Listening to music
  • Favourite Cricketers: MS Dhoni
  • Favourite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favourite Food: NA
  • Favourite Actors: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif
  • Favourite Films: Dabangg

Sarfaraz Ahmed Under-19 World Cup

Wife and Children

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Girlfriend: NA
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed Wife: Syeda Khushbakht Shah
  • Marriage Date: 19 May 2015
  • Children: Son – Abdullah (Born- February 2017)

Awards and recognitions

  • In 2017- PCB's Outstanding Player of the year
  • In 2018- Sitara-e-Imtiaz – Pakistan's third-highest Civilian Award
  • In 2018- PCB's Spirit of Cricket Award

Sarfaraz Ahmed Controversies

  • In June 2017, when Pakistan won the last match of Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka and made it to the semifinals, Sarfaraz was imposed a fine of 20% of the match fees by the Panel of ICC Match Referees when they found out that Pakistan was over short when time allowances were taken into consideration.
  • Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was mocked for his yawn during India vs Pakistan World Cup match

Lesser Known Facts


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