Shoaib Malik Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More
|Profession||Pakistani Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|International Debut||Test- 29 August 2001 vs Bangladesh in Multan
ODI- 14 October 1999 vs West Indies in Sharjah
T20- 28 August 2006 vs England in Bristol
#18(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Sialkot 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 field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||India
|Favourite Shot||Cover Drive|
|Records (main ones)||He has played in every position from 1 to 10 in ODIs.|
|Career Turning Point||Triangular series in 1999 against West Indies and Sri Lanka in Sharjah where he was the 2nd highest wicket-taker with 9 wickets.|
|Date of Birth||1 February 1982|
|Age (as in 2018)||36 Years|
|Birth Place||Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aquarius|
|Hometown||Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Malik Saleem Hussain
Mother- Sultana Malik
Brother- Adeel Malik (Younger)
|Hobbies||Reading 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 Cricketer||Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, AB de Villiers, Virender Sehwag and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: Wasim Akram
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt|
|Favourite Actress||Sushmita Sen, Humaima Malik and Juggun Kazim|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Sania Mirza (Tennis Player)|
|Wife/Spouse||Ayesha Siddiqui (2002-2010)
Sania Mirza (Tennis Player)
|Children||Son- Izhaan Mirza-Malik (born in 2018)
|Net Worth||Not Known|
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).