Mohammad Irfan Biography, Facts & Life Story

Mohammad Irfan Pakistani Cricketer (Fast Bowler)

Quick Facts

Nickname:Lambu

Full Name:Mohammad Irfan

Profession:Cricketer (Fast Bowler)

Nationality:Pakistani

Age:38 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:June 6, 1982

Birthplace:Gaggoo Mandi

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:7 feet 1 inches (2.16 m)

Weight:105 kg (231 lbs)

Chest:44 inches

Waist:36 inches

Bodytype:Athletic

Biceps:15 inch

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Brown


A fast bowler Mohammad Irfan was born on 6th June 1982, Burewala, Punjab, Pakistan. He is a Pakistani cricketer and well-known for his tall height that is 7.1 feet. Irfan has played in the Pakistan cricket team in almost all formats, like Test, ODI, and T20 cricket. He has the title of the tallest player who plays first-class and international cricket. This title was previously shared by a former West Indian fast bowler, named Joel Garner as well as a former Australian pace bowler, named Bruce Reid.

Career Journey

Irfan got the various opportunities for the first-class teams including Habib Bank and Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd when he impressed the coaches of National Cricket Academy while the initial stage of his career. He next then spotted by Azhar Ali, who is the Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) opener because of Irfan’s talent and he took 4 wickets against Pakistan A team. Therefore, Azher Ali convinced Rashid Iqbal, the KRL coach to give a chance in his KRL academy. So Irfan got a trial with them. Now Irfan was playing cricket for the Khan Research Laboratories from 2009–2016. While that Irfan progressed very well.

As concerned as the T20 career of the player, he has represented Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 2011 IPL Season. He got the opportunity due to the recommendation of the former Pakistani pace-bowler, Wasim Akram to the KKR management. Therefore, Irfan contracted with them that earned him more than $75,000 dollars along with $2,000 dollars for each match he played in IPL.

Following the years, on 3rd June 2018, Irfan was named for the Edmonton Royals’ squad in the players’ draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament. While playing this tournament, Irfan was the joint-leading wicket-taker for the Edmonton Royals’ squad, along with six wickets in the six matches. In the same year, in August 2018, Irfan recorded the most economical four-over spell in T20 cricket in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League. He took 2 wickets in 4 overs while bowling to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots team for the Barbados Tridents’ squad.

As concerned as the international debut, his first One Day international debut was against England where he represented the Pakistan cricket team on 10 September 2010. Whereas, Irfan’s first Twenty20 International debut was against India that he played on 25th December when the Pakistani cricket team was touring India, in 2012. During this series, he improved his bowling speed remarkably that reached 145 km/h from the 135 km/h. Pakistan got the victory in this series.

Recently the fast bowler played T20 cricket for Pakistan against Australia on 5th November 2019. Now a day, he is playing for the Multan Sultans squad in the 2020 session of the PSL.

Facts You Never Knew About Mohammad Irfan!

    • Mohammad Irfan is a Pakistani Cricketer. He was born on 6 June 1982 in Burewala, Punjab, Pakistan.
    • Irfan is famous Pakistani bowler, who plays as right-handed batsman and left-arm fast bowler.
    •  Mohammad Irfan started his international debut cricket in ODI match against England on 10 September 2010.
    • His first Test match against South Africa. He also played in many domestic cricket for teams like Multan Sultans, Islamabad United, Multan Tigers, Khan Research Laboratories. In Bangladesh Premier League he plays for Dhaka Dynamites.
    • Mohammad Irfan Age 36 years Old, He born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
    •  Mohammad Irfan chest size 44 inch, waist size 36 inch and biceps size 15 inch. He has black color hair and black color eyes.

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Mohammad Irfan is currently playing PSL 5 (Pakistan Super League 5) in the following team:

Mohammad Irfan Career

Profession: Cricketer (Fast Bowler)

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $6 Million approx

Batting Style: Right Handed Bat

Bowling Style: Left-arm fast-medium

Test Stats

Matches Played: 4

Innings Batted: 6

No of Runs: 28

ODI Stats

Matches Played: 60

Innings Batted: 60

No of Runs: 48

T20 Stats

Matches Played: 22

Innings Batted: 22

No of Runs: 4

Family & Relatives

Father: Mohammad Aslam

Mother: N/A

Brother(s): 5 (Name N/A)

Sister(s): 2 (Name N/A)

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Sadia Irfan

Children: 2

Son(s): Haider Ali

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

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Hobbies: Listening music

Favorite Actor: Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Adam Gilchrist, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Curtly Ambrose

Favorite Actress: N/A

Favorite Food: Biryani

Favorite Destination: Lahore

Favorite Color: Black

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