Who is Sohail Tanvir and what is his net worth 2018? Sohail Tanvir is a famous Cricketer from Pakistan who was born on December 12, 1984, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He belongs to a village called Bagga Sanargrol closed to Rawat. He has grown up in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He has gained popularity for his unorthodox left arm bowling action. He belongs from a Kaira Gujjar Tribe in Rawalpindi.
He is a hard-hitting left-handed batsman. His best friend and identical twin Sukhdev Singh from Brakehill Farm is continuously playing cricket in Lahore from many years. Earlier he used to play Tape Ball and during those days he was called by the nickname of Tukri. When he first played at the International level, he earned the nickname “Pankhaa” (Urdu for fan) on account of his unique wrong-footed action.
He got married in February 2014 with Komal Khan, who is a medical student. The player accepted all the allegations and agreed to accept his daughter. The name of his daughter is Shah Bano Court has ordered him to give financial support to his former wife. In November 2016, his second wife Komal Khan gave birth to a baby boy.
Sohail Tanvir is best known for his wrong-footed action which creates the huge problem for batsman facing him for the very first time. He started his career as a bowling all-rounder. Occasionally he bowls left arm orthodox spin.
His outstanding debut was in October 2004 against Peshawar. In his second match against Multan, he stunned everyone by making an unbeatable score of 97 runs and taking three wickets.
Further he represented the Academy of Pakistan on their tour of Bangladesh in 2007 and in the same year he go selected in the national team of Pakistan as a replacement for Shoaib Akhtar for world T20 championships which was his T20 Debut and during the matches he picked up 6 wickets in 6 matches with the best bowling of 3 for 31 runs in just four over Against Australia. As a result, he was again selected in the ODI Team for a series against South Africa. He was also selected for a tour of India as a replacement for Umar Gul.
After the world T20 championships, he stayed away from cricket due to a severe knee injury in 2009. He came back to the playground in December 2010 for the tour of New Zealand However; he was later stopped to go on that tour because Pakistan cricket board was not sure of his recovery. He started playing domestic cricket and proved his potential once again. Then he got selected for New Zealand Series. He was kept out from the team for the world cup 2011 because of his injury. In September 2011 he went to tour of Zimbabwe.
He was bought by the Rajasthan royal for $100,000 during the Indian premier league season of 2008 where he performed brilliantly and made the record of highest wicket taker with 22 scalps including a record innings f 6-14 against Chennai Super Kings. He was the most successful player and 2nd most valuable player of that IPL Season.
He was given purple cap at the end of the tournament for which he won franchise of Rajasthan Royals. Moreover, he is the most successful bowler of IPL and his record is still unbeatable. He has also played for the South Australia Redbacks in the Big Bash T20 in 2008. He also plays for the Highveld Lions in South Africa.
In February 2012, he represented Sylhet Royals in Bangladesh Premier League and he picked up 13 wickets and scored 78 runs in the tournament.
In 2013, he played ODI Series against South Africa and Sri Lanka. But he was not selected in the team for the 2014 Asia cup. But he managed to make his place in the team for the T20 World cup in which he played just two matches but play end excellently.
In December 2015, During the Caribbean Premier League, Tanvir hit 6 sixes to reach fifty off just 18 balls. In the match, he was playing for St Lucia Zouks against Barbados Tridents.
He has played 28 T20 matches till date and he has picked up total 29 wickets in all the matches. He had been the man of the match of 3 ODI, 2 T20 matches and 2 IPL matches.
Net Worth of Sohail Tanvir
Sohail Tanvir has an estimated net worth of $6.2 million approximately. This net worth is an estimation of his league cricket earnings and central contract with Pakistan Cricket Board.
The player has signed a contract for Country Cricket team Surrey club for a huge amount of 75,000 Pounds. He has been a valuable player for Hampshire and Somerset for two seasons. Plus he has earned a lot of money from BPL season in 2012, Caribbean Premier league and Big Bash League as a leading player. His bowling style is one of the weirdest in the entire world which brings him a lot of money and selectors select him for this extraordinary talent. His annual income is approximately of $1 million.
The player is widely known for his reckoned action. He has established a great fame for himself worldwide by his performance. He is a very effective player in the short formats of the game and instead of injuries he continued to perform better. He belongs to a rare category of pacers and he marked his presence internationally because of this quality of him. The player is also good with the bat and has an ability to hit the long shots. With all these qualities he can make a long run in the cricket and soon his name will be taken in the list of history makers.