Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan Cricketer): Wife, Age, Weight, Height, Records, Controversies

Updated on: Apr 6, 2020 1:31 pm IST

Mohammad Shahzad is one of the most flamboyant cricketers in the ranks of Afghanistan. He calls his idol MS Dhoni cool, and himself fire.

 

Name: Mohammad Shahzad 

Nickname: N/A

Role: Wicket-keeper Batsman

Cricket Career

International

Test Debut: vs India at Bengaluru on 14th June 2018

ODI Debut: vs the Netherlands at Amstelveen on 30 August 2009

T20I Debut: vs Ireland at Colombo on 1st February 2010

Career Turning Point: N/A

Jersey Number: #77

Major Teams: Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Peshawar Zalmi, Afghanistan and Rangpur Riders.

Source: Srivideo

Records

  • Shahzad became the first ever Afghanistan player to score a century (110) in an ODI in 2009 while playing against the Netherlands.
  • In 2010 he also became the first Afghanistan batsman to score a first-class double century against Canada in the Intercontinental Cup scoring 214 not out.

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 31st January 1988

Mohammad Shahzad Age (as of May 2020): 32Years

Birth Place: Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Nationality: Afghan

Zodiac sign/Sun sign:  Aquarius

School: N/A

College: N/A

Educational Qualifications: N/A

Signature: N/A

Wife and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: N/A

Mohammad Shahzad Wife: N/A

Marriage Date: N/A

Children: N/A

Source: StarBiofy

Awards and recognitions

  • N/A

Mohammad Shahzad Controversies

  • Mohammad Shahzad got suspended for two matches against Zimbabwe. in 2017 for slamming his bat on the pitch after being abandoned in a qualifying match.
  • He was also suspended from all cricket- related activities in 2017 for one year after he breached article 2.1 of ICC Anti Doping Code.
  • Shahzad was sent home midway from 2019 World Cup for fitness reasons.

Physical Appearance

Mohammad Shahzad Height (approx.): 5 feet 4 inches

Mohammad Shahzad Weight (approx.): 85 Kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

 

Family

Father: N/A

Mother: N/A

Sister: N/A

Brother:  N/A

Religion: Islam

Address: Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

 

Preferences and Favourites

Hobbies: Travelling

Cricketers: MS Dhoni

Cricket Ground: N/A

Athletes: N/A

Food: Non- Vegetarian

Artists: N/A

Films: N/A

Destinations: N/A

Tattoos: N/A

Smoking/Drinking: NA

 

Lesser Known Facts

Shahzad has spent his early life in refugee camps in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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