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Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

Full Name: Zaheer Khan
Nick Name: Zaks
Date of Birth (Birthday):   7 October 1978
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Birth Place:  Shrirampur, Maharashtra, India
Religion: Muslim
Marital Status:  Single

Family Background

Father's Name: Bakhtiyar Khan
Mother's Name: Zakia
Brother's Name: Zeeshan Khan, Anees Khan
National Team : India
Sports Played : Cricket


  • - India
  • - IPL - Royal Challengers Bangalore (till 2008), Mumbai Indians
  • - Ranji - Baroda (till 2006), Mumbai
  • - English County - Surrey (2004), Worcestershire (2006)

Key Attributes

Batting: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling: Left Arm Fast Medium

Interesting Facts

  • - Zaheer holds the record for the highest Test score by a No. 11.
  • - He took 9 wickets for Mumbai in Ranji finals of 2006-07.
  • - Zaks is the the first Worcestershire player to take 10 wickets in a match on debut for over 100 years.
  • - He is the third Indian to score a half century and take five wickets in an innings in the same match against Australia.

Who is Zaheer

Zaheer Khan is the spearhead of Indian bowling attack in recent times. He has evolved as a reliable option for captain in times when break throughs are needed. He started his career in in the year 2000 with an ODI against Kenya in ICC Champions Trophy. He was selected in 2000 for the first intake of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. Zaheer Khan is rated in the class fo Wasim Akram & Waqar Younis and he can swin the ball both ways.