Wasim Jaffer Wife, Age, Son, Twitter, Meme, Career, Stats, Coach
Updated on: Sep 20, 2022 4:03 pm IST
Wasim Jaffer is a former Indian cricket batsman. He has represented Indian cricket team at the international level. Jaffer was born and brought up in Mumbai. He had a proliferous start to the game. He excelled in batting and was selected as the opening batsman. He had many records in school level cricket and soon made a mark in first class cricket as well.
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The sensational cricketer scored a brilliant triple century which took the entire Mumbai for a storm. It was the team’s best performance ever. In addition, the most impressive thing about this feat was that it was accomplished in the second match of this youngster in this format.
Birth Date – 16 Feb 1978
Birth Place – Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac Sign – Aquarius
Nationality – Indian
School – Anjuman Islam High School
Father – Abdul Kadder
Siblings – 4 brothers of which Wasim Jaffer was the youngest
Wasim Jaffer Nephew: Armaan Jaffer
Religion – Islam
Address – Mumbai, Maharashtra
Test Debut – Wasim Jaffer made his test debut on 24 Feb 2000 against Proteas
ODI Debut – Coincidently his ODI debut was also against the same team and in the same year on 22nd November.
T20I – DNP
Major Teams – India, Mumbai (1996-2015) and Vidharbha (2015-2020)
Wasim Jaffer Career & Stats
- Often known as India’s Mr Cricket, Jaffer has the best record in first class cricket.
- He had been part of the winning team on 10 occasions. Mumbai for 8 seasons and Vidarbha for 2 seasons.
- Jaffer has surpassed 12000 runs in Ranji trophy.
- He has over 19000 runs overall in first class cricket.
- He features as the only batsman to score 1000 plus runs in a single season. He has achieved this feat twice in Ranji trophy.
- With more than 40 centuries in the coveted Ranji trophy, Jaffer has a record to be envious.
- The highest partnership of all time for Mumbai of 459 runs was achieved by him. The team had scored this score against Saurashtra.
- He is also the longest playing Ranji cricketer starting from 1996/97 season to 2019/20 season.
Hobbies – Travelling, Reading and playing games
Favourite Cricketers – Virat Kohli
Wasim Jaffer wife
Marital Status – Married
Wasim Jaffer wife name – Ayesha Jaffer
Children – 2
Awards and Recognition
Jaffer, often referred to as Mr Cricket for India, is the undisputed king of domestic cricket. With envious records to boast of in the Ranji trophy, he was expected to be a bigger name in the international circuit as well. However, he could not convert the same success in the bigger format and he failed to impress the selectors. He has been a successful coach and also been very active on social media. He is known for his quirky comments and tweets and has a huge twitter following.
Wasim Jaffer Jharkhand Coach Controversy
Wasim Jaffer was recently involved in a caste based controversy. He was allegedly blamed by the CAU (Cricket Association of Uttarakhand) members to spread religious rift amongst the players. He was also accused of rendering favouritism on communal grounds. Jaffer, however, strictly defied all the allegations against him and stepped down from the post of Uttarakhand coach. He also took a break for a while from social media.
The former cricketer is known for his memes on Twitter.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 24, 2020
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) January 21, 2021
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 27, 2020