Sarfaraz Ahmed Wife, Age, Height, Teams, Jersey Number

Updated on: Aug 25, 2022 11:56 am IST

  • pakistani cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed

    Sarfaraz Ahmed is best known to lead Pakistan cricket team to victory in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. In the same year, he holds the record of maximum dismissal in a single inning.

    Age 35
    Height 5 ft 7 in
    Wife Syeda Khushbakht Shah
    Jersey Number 54

    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.

      

    Sarfaraz became Hafiz-e-Quran at the age of 10, one who crams the whole Islamic Holy book.

    Personal Life

    Date of Birth: 22 May 1987

    Birth Place: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

    Zodiac sign: Gemini

    Nationality: Pakistani

    School: NA

    College: Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

    Educational Qualifications: E (Electronics)

    Signature: Image result for Sarfaraz Ahmed signature

    Father– Shakil Ahmad

    Mother– Not Known

    Brother– Shafiq Ahmad

    Sister– Not Known

    Coach/Mentor: NA

    Religion: Islam

    Address: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

    Career

    Test debut– 14 January 2010 vs Australia in Hobart

    ODI debut– 18 November 2007 vs India in Jaipur

    T20I debut– 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

    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.

    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

    Favourite Cricketers: MS Dhoni

    Favourite Actors: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif

    Favourite Films: Dabangg

     

    Under-19 World Cup

    Sarfaraz Ahmed Wife

    Marital Status: Married

    Girlfriend: NA

    Wife Name: Syeda Khushbakht Shah

    Marriage Date: 19 May 2015

    Children: Son – Abdullah (Born- February 2017)

    Sarfaraz Ahmed wife

    Controversy

    • 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

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