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Mohammad Azharuddin Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Mohammad Azharuddin

Biography / Wiki

Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and former cricketer who well known for his wristy strokeplay, attacking brand of cricket, and strong slip catching. He played 99 tests and 334 one-day matches as an elegant middle-order batsman for India.

He was banned by the BCCI when he was found to be involved in a match-fixing scandal in 2000 and his international career came to an end.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 8 February 1963, Azhar will turn 57 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 178 in centimeters and 5’10” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.

He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 74 in kilograms and 163 lbs in pounds approximately. His brown eye color and his black hair enhance his personality.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Azharuddin is 5.50 Crore (INR) approx.

Education / Family

Azhar was born and raised up in Hyderabad, Telangana State, India and belongs to an Islamic family. He is born to his father Mohammad Azizuddin and his mother Yousuf Sultana.

He completed his schooling at All Saints High School, Hyderabad, and further enrolled at Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana to complete his degree in Bachelor of Commerce.

Name

Mohammad Azharuddin

Nickname Azhar
Birth Place Hyderabad, Telangana State, India
Date Of Birth 8 February 1963
Age 57 years old (as of 2020)
Height In centimeters – 178 cm

In feet inches –5’10”

Weight In Kilograms- 74 kg

In Pounds- 163 lbs

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Former Indian Cricketer (Batsman) and Politician
Sexual Orientation Straight
School All Saints High School, Hyderabad
College Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana
Religion Islam
Nationality Indian
Home Town Musheerabad, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India
Debut Test – 31 December 1984 vs England

ODI – 20 January 1985 vs England

Fathers Name Mohammad Azizuddin
Mothers Name Yousuf Sultana

 

Mohammad Azharuddin with his parents
Mohammad Azharuddin with his parents
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

He started his career and made his debut in Test Cricket against England in 1984 in which he scored 110 in the first innings. After that, he scored consecutive centuries in the next two matches and ended the series with 426 runs at 85.20.

In his test career, he scored 6,215 runs at an average of 45.03 which includes 22 centuries and 21 half-centuries but his ODIs records were more impressive, with 9,378 runs from 334 matches at an average of 36.92.

In 2000, he was convicted of match-fixing and got banned for life by the BCCI. He also leads the Indian side in 47 Test matches and 174 One Day Internationals. On 19 February 2009, he formally joined the Indian National Congress party and won the 2009 Indian general election from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Initially, he was in a relationship with Shannon Marie. After that, he got married to Naureen in 1987 but called off his marriage in 1996. Later, in 1996, he got married to actress Sangeeta Bijlani but they parted their ways in 2010 and filed a divorce. He blessed with two sons Late Mohammad Ayazuddin and Mohammad Asaduddin. His second son died in a road accident in 2011.

Girlfriends Shannon Marie

 

Mohammad Azharuddin with his girlfriend Shannon
Mohammad Azharuddin with his girlfriend Shannon
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Naureen (1987–1996)

 

Mohammad Azharuddin with his ex-wife Naureen
Mohammad Azharuddin with his ex-wife Naureen

Sangeeta Bijlani (Actress, 1996–2010)

Mohammad Azharuddin with his ex-wife Sangeeta
Mohammad Azharuddin with his ex-wife Sangeeta
Children Son – Late Mohammad Ayazuddin and Mohammad Asaduddin

 

Mohammad Azharuddin with his sons
Mohammad Azharuddin with his sons

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Food(s) Spaghetti and biryani
Favorite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Akram, and ML Jaisimha
Favorite Destinations Not Known
Favorite Color(s) Not Known

Mohammad Azharuddin

Some Interesting Facts About Mohammad Azharuddin

  • In 1986, he was awarded the Arjuna Award.
  • In 1988, he received India’s fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri.
  • A film by Azhar was based on his life.
  • His favorite shot was hit over mid-wicket.
  • His Zodiac Sign is Aquarius.
  • He leads the Indian side in 3 ICC World Cups.
  • His trademark collar up style was inspired by ML Jaisimha.
  • In 1991, he won the Wisden Cricketer of the Year Award.
  • Harsha Bhogle wrote a book Azhar which was based on his life.
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