Fakhar Zaman Biography, Cricket Career, Navy Force, Family, Education, Marriage, Wife, Kids, Test Match, T20I, ODI, Age, Net Worth

Fakhar Zaman Biography, Cricket Career, Navy Force, Family, Education, Marriage, Wife, Kids, Test Match, T20I, ODI, Age, Net Worth

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

Fakhar Zaman Biography

FULL NAME:                Fakhar Zaman

PROFESSION:               Cricketer

Batting Style:               Left-Handed Bat

Bowling Style:             Left-arm orthodox

NATIONALITY:             Pakistani

AGE:                            30 years old (in 2020)

DATE OF BIRTH:          April 10, 1990

BIRTHPLACE:               Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

ZODIAC SIGN:              Aries

Net Worth:                  USD 2 million (approx.)

Fakhar Zaman is a Pakistani cricketer and previous Pakistan Navy sailor who plays for the Pakistan national cricket team and Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League. He is an initial batsman; he pays as a left-handed batsman and a moderate left-arm conventional bowler. 

Fakhar turned into the principal batsman for Pakistan to score a twofold century in a One Day International (ODI) coordinate on July 20 2018. After two days, he turned into the fastest batsman to score 1,000 runs in ODIs. Fakhar was one of the thirty-three players to be granted a focal agreement for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board in August 2018. 

Since 2009, Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali's organization in the match were 128 runs, the most elevated opening association in the Champions Trophy history for Pakistan and the highest opening organization in an ODI for Pakistan. Fakhar was granted an ODI Man of the Match against India at The Oval, London on June 18, 2017.

Family Info, Age & Education:

Fakhar was born on April 10, 1990, in Mardan, North-West Frontier Province. Fakhar finished his training from Pakistan Navy School. He moved to Karachi after his studies at 16 years old. Fakhar joined the Pakistan Navy in 2007 as a mariner after getting his education and ocean preparing from the Pakistan Navy School in Bahadur.

Zaman at times kept on playing cricket in interdepartmental matches and played for the cricket team of the Pakistan Navy in Karachi. His decision of profession was influenced by his dad, who was deterred by Fakhar's minority dependence on cricket and needed his child to concentrate on his education. The name Fakhar means "pride". Among his partners, he is famous by the nickname Fauji (soldier).

Professional Career:

Fakhar Zaman joined the Pakistan Navy as a sailor, where he figured out how to endure the oceans in 2007. Before committing his life to proficient cricket, He served in the naval force. The fantasy that he had for Pakistan international Cricket Team was satisfied when in March 2017, he was called to the board to play the briefest configuration of cricket against West Indies. In July 2017, 205 is the most elevated score in his First-Class profession starting. Fakhar additionally turned into the second-most elevated run-scorer in the 2016 Pakistan Cup, with 297 runs at 59.40. 

Fakhar Zaman's name to outstanding quality in the Quaid e Azam trophy 2016-17 season where he scored 663 runs with a normal of 51. In August 2017, His name was considered in the team of the Lahore Qalandars cricket team for the maximum period of the T20 international League. In any case, the Cricket South Africa delayed that competition in October 2017 till November 2018. 

Fakhar Zaman was selected for Pakistan's restricted over team against West Indies in March 2017. On March 30, 2017, around then his Twenty International introduction was made by him for Pakistan against West Indies. He additionally played for Lahore Qalandars in PSL 2017. On June 18 2017, He was granted a one-day Man of the Match against India at The Oval, London. 

Fakhar was selected in Pakistan's ODI team for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in April 2017. On June 7 2017, Fakhar made his One Day International presentation against South Africa from the national side in the Champions Trophy, where he scored 31 runs. 

In May 2018, Fakhar was selected to play in Pakistan's Test team for their visits to Ireland and England. However, he was unable to play. On July 8, 2018, in the tri-series last, he scored 91 runs against Australia and fourth ODI against Zimbabwe on July 20 2018. Fakhar was the first-historically speaking batsman of Pakistan who has scored a double century in an ODI. 

Fakhar got the title of the first Pakistani batsman to score at least 500 runs in any T20 International match. In April 2019, Zaman was selected in Pakistan's team for Cricket World Cup 2019. He scored a sensible edge of 138 runs in the second ODI coordinate that was played against England in front of the cricket World Cup. It was the most individual complete for a batsman for Pakistan against England in ODI International. 

Fakhar is perhaps the best player throughout the entire existence of Pakistan Cricket Team. He makes account team hoping for better Performance and record specialist to him ahead.

Fakhar Zaman recently played in PSL 5 (Pakistan Super League 5) in the following team:

  • Lahore Qalandars PSL 5 Team Squad (2020)
  • PSL 5 2020 schedule

Fakhar Zaman Work:

International information

National side

  • Pakistan (2017–present)

Test debut (cap 234)

16 October 2018 v Australia

Last Test

January 3, 2019, v South Africa

ODI debut (cap 212)

7 June 2017 v South Africa

Last ODI

2 October 2019 v Sri Lanka

ODI shirt no.


T20I debut (cap 74)

30 March 2017 v West Indies

Last T20I

5 November 2019 v Australia

T20I shirt no.


Test Stats

Matches Played: 3

No of Runs: 192

ODI Stats

Matches Played: 46

Innings Batted: 7

No of Runs: 1958

T20 Stats

Matches Played: 34

Innings Batted: 1

No of Runs: 756

Net Worth: USD 2 million (approx.)

Fakhar Zaman Set a World Record of 193 Runs in an Innings against South Africa ODI

Fakhar Zaman could not help Pakistan win the second One-Day International against South Africa despite 193-run innings, but he did set a world record with it. In the second ODI of the series, South Africa set a mark of 342 for victory in Johannesburg.

Pakistan's batting line struggled miserably in their pursuit of the mark, with the exception of Fakhar Zaman, none of the batsmen being able to match the South African bowlers.

On one occasion, Pakistan had lost 7 wickets for 205 runs and required 137 more runs to score, but Fakhar Zaman held firm. Pakistan's dreams of victory were revived when the opening batsman achieved his century while still batting beautifully with the tailenders.

Fakhar Zaman was just a few runs away from a double century when he was run out due to poor running between the wickets, and he was unable to complete the second double century of his career. Pakistan lost the match by 17 runs after the opening batsman scored 193 off 155 balls with eight fours and ten sixes.

Fakhar Zaman was unable to guide Pakistan to victory, but his outstanding innings set a new world record in one-day international cricket. In search of the mark, Fakhar Zaman became the highest-scoring batsman in ODI cricket history. Several batsmen, including Fakhar Zaman, have scored double centuries in ODI cricket, but they all did so while batting first.

Fakhr, on the other hand, scored a world record in this innings while chasing the mark. Previously, Australia's Shane Watson held the record for the longest innings in search of the mark, with a 185-run innings against Bangladesh in 2011. No Pakistani batsman had previously scored more than 150 runs in chasing the mark.

Fakhar Zaman Bio/Wiki

Nickname:                   Fakhar

Gender:                       Male 

Birth Place:                  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Current Residence:     Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Hometown:                 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Famous For:                Becoming the first batsman for Pakistan to score a double century in a One Day International match

Fakhar Zaman Body Stats

HEIGHT:                       5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)

WEIGHT:                      66 kg (146 lbs.)

CHEST:                         38 inches

WAIST:                        30 inches

BODY TYPE:                 Athletic

BICEPS:                        11 inches

HAIR COLOR:               Black

EYE COLOR:                 Brown

Education / Qualifications

School:                        Pakistani Navy School

College:                       Not Known 

University:                   Not Known

Family Info

Father:                         Faqir Gul

Mother:                       Not known

Brother(s):                   Not known

Sister(s):                      Not known

Affairs / Relationship

Girlfriend:                    Not Known

Wife:                           Not Known

Marital Status:            Married

Children:                      1

Son(s):                         Zain Fakhar

Favourite Things

Film / Movie:               Not Known

Actor:                          Not Known

Actress:                       Not Known 

Singer:                         Not Known

Tv Show:                      Not Known

Food:                           Not Known

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