Shoaib Akhtar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

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Real Name Shoaib Akhtar
Nick Name Former Pakistani Cricketer
Profession Former Pakistani Cricketer


Physical Stats & More

Height in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body/ Figure Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black



International Debut Test– 2 November 1997 against West Indies in Rawalpindi
ODI– 28 March 1998 against Zimbabwe in Harare
T20– 28 August 2006 against England in Bristol
Jersey Number #14 (Pakistan)
#14 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team Rawalpindi, Kolkata Knightriders, Somerset, Durham and Worcestershire
Nature on field Very aggressive
Likes to play against India
Favourite Ball Reverse Swing
Records (main ones) • Fastest speed ever bowled with 160.3 km/hr
• Record in ODIs for remaining not out in 12 successive innings
• Took 178 Test wickets
• Took 247 ODI wickets
Career Turning Point Pre-World Cup series against India in 1999


Personal Life

Date Of Birth 13 August 1975
Age 42 Years
Birth Place Morgah, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Pakistani
Home Town Rawalpindi, Pakistan
School Elliot High School, Rawalpindi
College Asghar Mall College, Rawalpindi
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Debut N/A
Family Father– Mohammad Akhtar
Mother– Hameeda AwanShoaib-Akhtar-with-his-parents
Brothers– Shahid (Elder), Tahir (Elder), Obaid (Elder) and Late Shoaib
Sisters– Shumaila (Younger)
Religion Islam
Address Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Best Friends Not Known
Hobbies Listening music
Likes & Dislikes Not Known
Controversies • In 2003, he was caught ball tampering in Sri Lanka, and was later banned on ball tampering charges.
• He was suspended for hitting his teammate Mohammad Asif with a bat after Shahid Afridi and Asif made fun of his expense after a bad day in the field.
• He wrote negative remarks about Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid in his book “Controversially Yours.”
• In 2008, he was banned for 5 years for violating the players’ code of conduct.
• When he was invited at “Comedy Nights with Kapil” show alongside Harbhajan Singh, he made fun off a former PCB head and the state of national cricket.
• After a verbal abuse against Paul Adams at Lahore, he was banned for one Test and two ODIs.


Favourite Things

Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan
Favourite Actress Sonali Bendre
Favourite Food Aloo-Keema
Favourite Perfume Brand Hugo Boss
Favourite Destination Spain and County Londonderry in Ireland
Favourite Color Black and Blue
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Rahul Dravid
Bowler: Waqar Younis and Imran Khan
Favourite Cricket Ground Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Favourite Film Gladiator
Favourite Musician Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar


Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Kajal Aggarwal (Actress)kaajal aggrawal
Meera (Actress)Meera
Wife Rubab Khanshoaib akhtar with his wife


Money Factor

Salary Not Known
Net worth $6 million


Some lesser known facts about Shoaib Akhtar

  • Does Shoaib Akhtar smoke?: No
  • Does Shoaib Akhtar alcohol?: Yes
  • He bowled the fastest ball in cricket history with 161.3 km/hr or 100.2 miles/hr, against England in World Cup 2003 in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • His childhood was very difficult as his family had  poor economic conditions and remember feeling cold and bewildered — roofs were not supposed to fall, they were supposed to protect us!” The roof did collapse one night, leaving the family taking desperate measures to protect themselves from the rain.
  • He was offered the role in film “Gangster” by Mahesh Bhatt, but the PCB didn’t allow him.
  • He was a fine sprinter in his school days and used to run the 100-meter races.
  • He underwent a tough bowling training, such as he used to throw bricks on the mountains near his home and use to bowl using rocks picked up off the ground.
  • He considers Mohammad Zahid of Pakistan as the fastest bowler he ever saw.
  • He was first noticed by Isthaq Shah, the President of Rawalpindi Real Cricket association of the 90s. He was so impressed with his bowling that he offered him to play in a Test match against New-Zealand.
  • Apart from cricket, he likes Snooker and Football.
  • He was so scared of Sachin’s hammering at 2003 World Cup that he asked the captain Waqar Younis to take him off the attack.
  • Throughout his cricket career of 18 years, he faced pain in his knees. shoaib akhtar


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