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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.
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.
|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
|Profession||Former Indian Cricketer (Batsman) and Politician|
|School||All Saints High School, Hyderabad|
|College||Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana|
|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
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.
Sangeeta Bijlani (Actress, 1996–2010)
|Children||Son – Late Mohammad Ayazuddin and Mohammad Asaduddin
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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|
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.