Farhaan Behardien is a famous South African cricketer who made his first appearance in first-class cricket and List A cricket in the year 2004-05. He is an explosive right-handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler and he stamped his authority in South African cricket with the help of these all-round traits.
He was born to Pakistani parents in the year 1983 in a place called Johannesburg, Transvaal Province in South Africa and his ethnicity is considered by some people as Indian. He is called as Fudgie by his team mates in South Africa and some of his other friends and it became so popular and it is considered as his nickname.
He is considered as the next Jonty Rhodes because of his agile fielding and he made his mark by taking some of the spectacular match-winning catches and saving many runs on the boundary by his stunning fielding.
Farhaan Behardien Net Worth
The net worth of this one of the best South African cricketers is estimated to be around $2 million US dollars as of 2017. He is successfully earning a considerable amount from the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab and other teams like the Titans and Western Province from the past few years and he earned a decent amount when he was part of the international team of South Africa. The other sources of income are the advertisements and other sources. He is earning a lot in IPL and other leagues because of their batting and bowling skills which are perfectly suiting the conditions of T20 matches.
The success of Farhaan Behardien made him a star in T20 cricket mainly compared to other formats named One Day International and Test Matches. He holds many records under his name for some of the best bowling and batting figures like some of the fastest innings in the IPL, other leagues and some of the best innings in International T20 matches and One Day Internationals. With these stats, this cricket player career went on high for a certain duration and after that, he mostly settled for T20 and ODIs in later years.
There are many best performances given by Farhaan Behardien in all types of formats like IPL, International T20, and One Day International. The important knock of 65* when he was playing for South Africa was one of the masterpieces in his career. The six fifties against many countries, while playing for South Africa have earned him popularity among the cricket fans in South Africa. He received the Man of the Match awards for some of these matches and, he won these awards for his spectacular batting and bowling performances in T20 matches against many countries.
In his cricket career, this South African player played for many leagues apart from International cricket. He is known to play for other leagues in teams like the Titans, Western Province, etc. Farhaan Behardien has made his mark in 2009 while playing for Hong Kong league and earned a lot while playing for these leagues. The advertisements in IPL and other leagues along with international cricket are some other sources from which he Is earning the money consistently and became a famous cricketer in South Africa.
Farhan Behardien has become a consistent player for his country South Africa and he is considered as a replacement for many top players in case of injuries to other players. He has been picked as a replacement for David Miller, and AB DeVillers in many major tournaments against some of the top cricket playing nations.
This player deserves the credit that he achieved for his performances and he achieved decent success in his career. The IPL and other leagues in the T20 format are the main leagues where he wants to leave a mark in a strong fashion. He wants to establish himself in ODIs where he proved in the past with some of the best knocks.