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Bio
Real NameMisbah-ul-Haq Khan Niazi
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionPakistani Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutTest- 8 March 2001 vs New Zealand in Auckland
ODI- 27 April 2002 vs New Zealand in Lahore
T20- 2 September 2007 vs Bangladesh in Nairobi
Coach/MentorTahir Shah (Resides in Lahore)
Jersey Number#22 (Pakistan)
Domestic/State TeamsKandurata Warriors, St Lucia Zouks, Faisalabad Wolves, Barbados Tridents, Rangpur Riders, Islamabad United
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm legbreak
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia
Favourite ShotNot Known
Records/Achievements (main ones)• Misbah holds the record of getting the fastest 50 in Test Cricket. It took only 21 balls for him to make the record against Australia in Abu Dhabi.
• Misbah was the leading run-scorer with a mammoth 1373 runs in ODI's in the year 2013. Additionally, he has the most ODI fifties (15) to his name in the same year.
• He also has the most half-centuries without making an ODI century to his name.
• As of 10 December 2016, Misbah is Pakistan's most successful captain with 23 wins. Furthermore, he holds the accolade of most Test centuries by a Pakistani Test captain.
• Misbah shared the record of the fastest test century (56 balls) with Sir Vivian Richards, which was later broken by former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum.
• He is the first batsman to make a Test hundred after the age of 41 since Geoffrey Boycott in 1981.
Career Turning PointAlthough making his international debut back in 2001, his breakthrough came when he was selected for ICC World T20 in 2007. Misbah played a brilliant Knock in the finals, however, his team eventually lost by 5 runs.
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 May 1974
Age (as in 2016)42 Years
Birth PlaceMianwali, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityPakistani
HometownMianwali, Punjab, Pakistan
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityUniversity of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab
Educational QualificationsMBA
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Balqees Khan Niazi
Misbah Ul Haq mother Balqees Khan Niazi
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionIslam
HobbiesPlaying Football, Listening to music
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeUzma Khan (Painter)
Misbah Ul Haq with his wife Uzma Khan
ChildrenDaughter- Noriza Khan
Son- Falham-Ul-Haq
Misbah Ul Haq with his family

Misbah Ul Haq playing a shot

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Misbah-Ul-Haq

  • Does Misbah-Ul-Haq smoke: Not Known
  • Does Misbah-Ul-Haq drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Misbah is the first cousin of former Pakistani captain-turned-politician, Imran Khan.
  • Misbah made his first-class debut at the age of 24 in 1998. Although he made his international debut in 2001, he could only find success 6 years later at the T20 world cup, where he became Pakistan’s leading run-getter.
  • He is the only captain to whitewash a side out of Pakistan in a Test series; he led his team to a 3-0 win over England in UAE in 2011/12 series.
  • Misbah is the first captain from South Asia to beat South Africa at their home-soil.
  • Also, he is only the second captain from Pakistan to win the Asia Cup (2012).
  • From 2010-2015, Misbah scored 2,878 runs in 36 matches at a colossal average of 58.73 as a Test captain. He has outscored the likes of Imran Khan, Inzamam-ul-Haq, and Javed Miandad in this respect.
  • Misbah is also the captain of the Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League (PSL), a league similar to the IPL and the Big Bash. Under his captaincy, Islamabad United won the inaugural edition of PSL in 2016.
  • A Philanthropist at heart, Misbah once raised funds for the treatment of a 16-year-old fan who had a hole in his heart. For this purpose, he auctioned his bat and jersey.
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