Zaheer Khan is an Indian fast bowler. He has an impulsive cricketing sense. He was lead the Indian pace attack as well as in the world. He might not wholly have the skills of Wasim Akram, former captain of Pakistan, to whom he has often been compared, but cognitively Zaheer has become as good as him. His career can be easily divided into three sharp sections, neatly sort out by injuries. With the guidance of Zaheer, India claimed the No.1 ranking in Tests Cricket and the ICC World Cup, 2011.
He is a known face of Indian Cricket and also to the cricket lovers of all over the world. At the age of 35, he still had all the tricks of his play, but fitness has always remained a problem in his career. He always stays away from any controversy. Zaheer was a left-arm pacer, a right-hand batsman and a member of the Indian national cricket team from 2000 till 2014. He came as a breath of fresh air. He is also rated in the class of Waqar Younis. He was the 3rd highest wicket taker of the lefties in Test matches with 237 wickets. Zaheer Khan was born into a Muslim Marathi family on 7th October 1978 in Shrirampur, Ahmed nagar, Maharashtra, India. His parents are Zakia Khan and Bakhtiyar Khan.
His elder brother is Zeeshan, and younger brother is Anees. He was in a relationship with actress Isha Sharvani for eight years. His nicknames are Zippy and Zak. His height is 6′ 1, ” and weight is 172 lbs. He is a huge fan of Roger Federer & Sachin Tendulkar.
The K. J. Somaiya Secondary School in Shrirampur, Maharashtra. He wanted to study Mechanical Engineering (degree course), but his coach recommended him to drop out his studies to focus on cricket. So he did not have any University degree.
Zaheer Khan Net Worth
Zaheer Khan was a heartthrob of billion Indian cricket fans at his time. Zaheer is the man who introduced reverse swing and perfect fast yorkers in Indian cricket history. Zaheer Khan net worth is an estimated $13 million US dollars as of 2017. He was a smooth cricketer of his era. On 15th October 2015, Zaheer Khan announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket.
Besides making money from playing International cricket and IPL tournament in India Zaheer Khan endorsed many brands including Idea, Adidas, Dabur, etc. He was the brand ambassador of popular clothing retail brand named Sher Khan, and he is also a co-owner of this brand. Zaheer is a co-founder of Pro Sport Fitness & Services and comes with reality TV shows and vocal shows as a guest and critic. He is set to make money in the hospitality business and has started a new venture called “Zaheer Khan’s Hospitality.” After getting success in restaurant business, he has now started a new restaurant, a sports lounge in Pune – named ‘TOSS.’
He owns many luxury cars like Hyundai, Nissan, Audi, etc.
In 2005 Zaheer Khan signed for Worcestershire County Club, England. In 2008 Zaheer won the Wisden Player of the Year award.He also won the prestigious Arjuna Award in the year 2011.He started his IPL career in 2008 with Bangalore Royal Challengers, after that, he moved to Mumbai Indians only for two years and then bought back by the Bangalore cricket association in the year 2011. He went to train at a fitness academy in France with Yuvraj Singh. He was considered as the captain of the bowling unit of Indian Cricket team.
In present days it is found on page three news that Zaheer Khan is dating with actress Sagarika Ghatge and they were spotted at the wedding of cricketer Yuvraj Singh. In the downturn of his career, he is he is clasping a leadership role with Delhi Daredevils in IPL 9.
This former Indian cricketer is the heartthrob of many people. In all aspects, Zaheer Khan is a Mumbaikar, but he started his career with Baroda cricket club. Zaheer is famous for cricket skills as well as he is a good man in nature. Especially he is known for his calm and quiet essence of a character.