Asad Shafiq Biography, Cricket Career, Family, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Tests, T20I, Education, Affairs, Relationship

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Asad Shafiq Biography

Famous Name:            Sheikh Mohammad Asad Shafiq

Date of Birth:              January 28, 1986

Age:                             34 years

Zodiac Sign:                 Aquarius 

Nationality:                 Pakistani     

Net Worth:                 $9 million

Profession:                  Middle-order batsman

Batting style:               Right-hand bat

Bowling style:              Right-arm off-break

Asad Shafiq is a Pakistani international cricketer. Asad has played for Karachi Whites, Karachi Blues, Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Zebras, North West Frontier Team, and Sindh. Asad was one of the thirty-three players awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board in August 2018.

Family Info & Education:

Asad was born on January 28, 1986, in Karachi. Shafiq belongs to the Gujarati family. He is fluent in Urdu and English, while he can speak Gujarati partly and understand it fully. Asad is a right-handed batsman and a promising young cricketer who came into the side when they went through a rough patch. Asad is a promising young cricketer who came into the Pakistan team when the team was experiencing a lot of problems. Asad has shown admirable composure and the potential to be one of Pakistan’s bright stars in the future.

Professional Career:

A right-hand top-request batsman, Asad Shafiq made his international introduction in 2010, and he intrigued quickly with 50 years in an ODI on a visit to England in 2010. A Test call-up followed soon after that, and Shafiq defended that call-up by scoring 61 on debut against South Africa in Abu Dhabi. 

Asad had a splendid residential season for Karachi in 2008-09 when he scored 379 runs in the restricted overs game at a normal of 54. This earned him fame in the Asia Cup in 2010. Asad urged the visit to England when he scored a made fifty and played some abrasive thumps at number three. Asad was chosen for the Pakistan team in the 2011 World Cup and made a not too bad showing with the couple of chances that he got. 

Asad has been sensibly reliable as a Test batsman, indicating spunk and style in the center request. Against Bangladesh, in 2011, he scored his lady Test century. In any case, against South Africa in 2013, he bettered that, scoring a Test hundred in severe conditions in Cape Town: coming in to bat at 33 for 4, he included 219 with Younis Khan and scored 111 opposite an assault included Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander, and Morne Morkel. 

Asad scored a forceful, unbeaten 78 against Zimbabwe at Pallekele, yet his best thump was in severe conditions against Australia at Colombo. Pursuing 177, Pakistan were left wallowing after Brett Lee’s initial burst. In any case, Shafiq showed surprising levelheadedness in his injury of 46 and hung in to control Pakistan to victory by four wickets. This success finished Australia’s record-breaking 34 matches series of wins in the World Cup. Asad scored a few fifties in the ODI series against the West Indies after the World Cup. Be that as it may, his structure began plunging before long, and he could oversee just three fifties in around 15 games. In September 2012, he was hacked out of the ODI side. 

As a result of the Karachi tape ball circuit, Shafiq was first seen when he raged the first-class scene in quite a while debut season in 2007-08, scoring a two-fold hundred. Asad missed the mark concerning thousand runs that season yet achieved the achievement two seasons later when he scored 1244 runs in 12 matches at 49.76 average. Asad affected a constrained overs player in 2008-09 when he scored 379 runs in seven games at 54.14. The national selectors had reserved him as one for the future in gatherings, and he has awarded him with a call-up for the Asia Cup in 2010.

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Career Information

Test debut

  1. South Africa at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, November 20, 2010

Last Test

  1. Bangladesh at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, February 07, 2020

ODI debut

  1. Bangladesh at Rangiriri Dambulla International Stadium, June 21, 2010

Last ODI

  1. Australia at W.A.C.A.W.A.C.A. Ground, January 19, 2017

T20 debut

  1. New Zealand at Seddon Park, December 28, 2010

Last T20

  1. England at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, February 27, 2012

Asad Shafiq Net Worth: $9 million

International information

National side

Pakistan (2010–present)

Test debut (cap 204)

20 November 2010 v South Africa

Last Test

7 February 2020 v Bangladesh

ODI debut (cap 177)

21 June 2010 v Bangladesh

Last ODI

19 January 2017 v Australia

T20I debut (cap 38)

28 December 2010 v New Zealand

Last T20I

27 February 2012 v England

Asad Shafiq Bio/Wiki

Nickname:                   Asad 

Gender:                       Male   

Birth Place:                  Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan        

Current Residence:     Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan        

Hometown:                 Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan       

Famous For:                He is renowned as a cricketer.  

Asad Shafiq Body Stats

Height:                        5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

Weight:                       69 kg   

Eyes Color:                  Dark Brown 

Hair Color:                   Black              

Body Shape:                Athletic      

Body Size:                    40 – 43 – 13   

Education / Qualifications

School:                        Not Known         

College:                       Not Known       

University:                   Not Known  

Family Info

Father:                         Not Known         

Mother:                       Not Known       

Brothers:                     Not known     

Sisters: Not Known         

Asad Shafiq Debut

Test Debut: Pakistan v South Africa at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, November 20, 2010

Last Test: Pakistan v Bangladesh at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, February 07, 2020

ODI Debut: Bangladesh v Pakistan at Rangiriri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, June 21, 2010

Last ODI: Australia v Pakistan at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth, January 19, 2017

T20 Debut: New Zealand v Pakistan at Seddon Park, Hamilton, December 28, 2010Last T20Pakistan v England at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, February 27, 2012      

Affairs / Relationship

Girlfriend:                    Not Known   

Marital Status:            Married 

Spouse:                       Sidra Iqbal 

(Daughters)Kids:         Afra Asad, Anabia Asad 

Favorite Things

Film / Movie:               Not Known

Actor:                          Not Known           

Actress:                       Not known        

Singer:                         Not Known         

Tv Show:                      Not Known     

Food:                           Not Known            

Asad Shafiq Social Media Accounts

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