Shoaib Malik Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Shoaib Malik

ProfessionPakistani Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 29 August 2001 vs Bangladesh in Multan
ODI- 14 October 1999 vs West Indies in Sharjah
T20- 28 August 2006 vs England in Bristol
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#18(Pakistan)
#18(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamSialkot Stallions, Delhi Daredevils, Asia XI, Pakistan, Lancashire, Chittagong Kings, Uva Next, Pakistan All Star XI, Khulna Royal Bengals, Barbados Tridents, Hobart Hurricanes, Warwickshire, Comilla Victorians, Karachi Kings
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia
Favourite ShotCover Drive
Records (main ones)He has played in every position from 1 to 10 in ODIs.
Career Turning PointTriangular series in 1999 against West Indies and Sri Lanka in Sharjah where he was the 2nd highest wicket-taker with 9 wickets.
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 February 1982
Age (as in 2018)36 Years
Birth PlaceSialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownSialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Malik Saleem Hussain
Mother- Sultana Malik
Shoaib Malik with his mother
Brother- Adeel Malik (Younger)
Shoaib Malik brother Adeel Malik
Sister- N/A
HobbiesReading and watching football and tennis
Controversies• In 2010, just before marrying Sania Mirza, a Hyderabad girl Ayesha Siddiqui claimed that he married her over phone and then dumped her without taking divorce.
• In 2010, he got a 1 year ban from international cricket from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for causing friction within the team, but was abandoned after 2 months.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, AB de Villiers, Virender Sehwag and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: Wasim Akram
Favourite FoodChicken
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt
Favourite ActressSushmita Sen, Humaima Malik and Juggun Kazim
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSania Mirza (Tennis Player)
Wife/SpouseAyesha Siddiqui (2002-2010)
Shoaib Malik with his Ex-wife Ayesha Siddiqui
Sania Mirza (Tennis Player)
Shoaib Malik with Sania Mirza
ChildrenSon- Izhaan Mirza-Malik (born in 2018)
Izhaan Mirza Malik
Daughter- None
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Shoaib Malik

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shoaib Malik

  • Does Shoaib Malik smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shoaib Malik drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Malik as a child was scolded from his family for playing cricket, as they were worried about his studies.
  • In 1993, he attended Imran Khan’s cricket coaching centre in Sialkot.
  • He took part in the trials for the U-15 World Cup 1996 and got selected in the squad.
  • His bowling action is almost similar to that of Saqlain Mushtaq.
  • He played his debut ODI match in 1999, after replacing an injured Saqlain Mushtaq.
  • He was the captain of Pakistan from 2007 to 2009.
  • As a result of team politics and losing the trust of fellow team-mates like Mohammad Yousuf, Younis, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar, and Abdul Razzaq, he was released from the duties of the captain in 2009. He was even considered as a termite and a negative person in the Pakistani dressing room.
  • In 2015, he announced his retirement from Test cricket after slamming a career-best 245 against England.
  • His favourite football team is Manchester United.
  • Under his captaincy, Sialkot Stallions (Faysal Bank T20 Cup team) made a record 8 domestic T20 titles.
  • His wedding ceremony to Sania Mirza in 2010 at the Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad cost around 6.1 million (US$137,500).