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Shoaib Malik (Punjabi, Urdu: شعیب ملک; born 1 February 1982) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for the Pakistan national cricket team and Peshawar Zalmi from the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He had been the captain of this Pakistan national cricket team from 2007 to 2009. He left his One-Day International introduction in 1999 against the West Indies and his Evaluation introduction in 2001 against Bangladesh. On 3 November 2015, he announced his retirement from Test cricket to concentrate on the 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 2 July 2018, he became the first man cricketer to play 100 T20Is. On 5 July 2019, he announced his retirement from One Day International cricket after Pakistan won their final group stage game against Bangladesh in Lord’s in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Shoaib Malik Biography, Relationship & Career
He’s a past captain of the Pakistani cricket team. He had been inclined towards cricket from youth and used to play street cricket with tape-ball. He combined Imran Khan’s training practices. He started his match as a batsman and then gradually developed his bowling skills. His family wanted him to focus on his studies and was frequently in trouble with him. He had been chosen for the U-15 World Cup because of his bowling in 1996. He was advised to concentrate on his off-spin bowling without bending his arm.
Gloucestershire County Cricket Club approached him in 2003 as a replacement for Ian Harvey. He managed to impress with his match in 3 ODI and two County Championship and his contract were revived in 2004. He played many games and emerged out as an all-rounder, doing an excellent job both with bat and wicket. He was banned for 1 evaluation by the Pakistan Cricket Board for intentionally losing a 20-20 game for the Sialkot Stallions. He’s batted in 5 distinct positions during his test cricket career. He opened the inning for Pakistan in several OIDs and test matches and made a huge impression. He had fought on the worldwide stage in England.
He gave a new start to the group after getting the captain of the team, after the resignation of former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq. His team won the ODI series with a 2-1 lead against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.It was his first show as a captain. His captaincy lasted for a period of two decades. He was banned for 1 year by the National team. Then he played in the 2010 Asia Cup. He made a comeback to international cricket and was a part of the team winning ICC Champions Trophy 2017. He plays national cricket for Sialkot Stallions. He was also captain of Karachi Kings at Pakistan Super League in 2016.
He had been born to Malik Saleem Hussain and Sultana Malik. He has a younger brother called Adeel Malik and two sisters called Shazia Imran & Sadaf Imran. Since 2010, he’s married to Indian tennis player Sania Mirza. The couple is blessed with a boy called Izhaan Mirza Malik, the information was twitted by Shoaib Malik on 30-10-2018.
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Personal Info of Shoaib Malik
|Hobbies||Dancing and Traveling|
|Net worth||$ 30 Million|
Favourite things of Shoaib Malik
|Favorite color||Green, Blue|
|Favorite sport||Cricket, Tennis|
|Favorite food||Mutton Chicken|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shoaib Malik
- His career ODI average is in mid-30s but against India is about 50.
- He took first training at Imran Khan training academy in Sialkot.
- So as to play 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, he retired from Tests in 2015.