The most favorite bowler of Pakistan, Umar Gul is cricket player, playing for Pakistan cricket team for decades now. He is among the best bowlers of Pakistan. this Pakistani speedster bowler is injured these days, but his previous bowling record in limited overs cricket especially during inaugural and 2nd World Twenty 20 was exceptional. He has a large share of man of the match awards apart from match fee in his total worth. Let’s have close look at his early life and after he started cricket as his career. In this article, you will find every detail about Umar Gul which is currently vague or Unknown.
Umar gul is right-hand batsman and right-hand medium to fast, bowler, born in the middle-class family and frequently played tape-ball cricket, on 14 April 1984 currently age 32 in Peshawar, Pakistan. According to sources, he was encouraged by his friends to become international cricketer though there is no official detail about his high school and college life.
He played Test matches, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals for the Pakistani cricket team. But he became widely popular for his performance in T20 matches for his fast bowling. In 2007 & 2009, he was the leading wicket-taker and fastest bowler in Twenty20 World Championship tournaments. Moreover, Umar Gul was the second highest wicket-taker in Twenty20 World Championship tournaments and won the Twenty20 International.
He made his debut in taste match on 20th of August, 2003 as captain when playing against the Bangladesh and the last test match he played was against the south Africa on 14-17 February. He played the whole series taking 15 wickets in the three Tests and took the second-most wickets of any Pakistani bowler in the series. Shabbir Ahmed was leading with 17 wickets and Shoaib Akhtar was following Umar Gul with 15 wickets.
When it comes to One-day Innings(ODIs), Umar Gul made the official debut at the Cherry Blossom Sharjah Cup in April of 2003, playing four one-day matches against the Kenya, Shri Lanka, and Zimbabwe. Though he did not get a chance to play the whole series in his first ODIs. His last one-day match was played on 15th of March 2013 which was against the south Africa. He made but in Twenty20 World Championship tournaments on 4 September 2007 which was against the Kenya. You can say he is one of the best bowlers and for that, he won many ‘Man of the match’ awards.
Let’s see What is the net worth of second fastest bowler of Pakistan Umar Gul and How much is his salary?
Umar Gul Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Umar Gul is about $2.2 million US dollars as of 2017. Though he made some serious fortune when playing for the Pakistan cricket board and in KFC Big Bash League for Western Warriors. In country cricket like Indian premier league(IPL) in February 2008, he played well for Shahrukh Khan’s Kolkata knight riders for hefty $150,000 and make handsome amount of income which was responsible for skyrocketing his annual income and net worth. Though his net worth increased significantly after joining professional cricket club and playing for them. His monthly salary is about $8000 US dollars. Let’s have look at What does Umar Gul enjoy spending his money on?
Umar Gul currently situated in Peshawar, Pakistan but there are no official details are available at his home. No information about his car collection either is available.
Though there is no detail available about his family but when it comes to the relationship, he is married to the Dubai-based doctor from whom he has the daughter born in May 2012 named Rehab Umar. One most talked topic, his house was raided by Pakistani army claiming that his brother Meeraj Gul was hiding most wanted militant but later on they apologized to Meeraj.
Currently, he is injured but he frequently shows up on YV advertisement to endorse the brands. He makes handsome money by endorsing the brands. Though currently he is situated in Peshawar and married to the doctor named unknown.
Umar Gul was the second faster bowler and wicket taker of Pakistan cricket team has played many matches including ODIs, T20s and test matches & country cricket like IPLs and his performance were award winning.