Shoaib Malik Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shoaib Malik Pakistani Cricketer (Batsman)

Quick Facts


Full Name:Shoaib Malik

Profession:Cricketer (Batsman)


Age:38 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:1 February 1982

Birthplace:Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:70 kg (154 lbs)

Chest:40 Inches

Waist:32 inches

Biceps:13 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Shoaib Malik opened his eyes into this world in a Kakazai Pashtun family on February 1, 1982 in Sialkot, Pakistan. He is a renown Pakistani cricketer and the former captain of the Pakistani side from 2007 to 2009. He made his One-Day International debut in 1999 and test debut in 2001. On 3rd November 2015, he announced his retirement from Test cricket to focus on 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 2 July 2018, he became the first male cricketer to play 100 T20s.

Malik has taken over 150 ODI wickets. His bowling action came into scrutiny but he went through a surgery to correct it. Shoaib received a one year ban from PCB which overturned two months later. This cricketer also became the first Asian batsman to score 2,000 runs in T20s and third overall. 

Shoaib Malik was married to an Indian girl Ayesha Siddiqui who threatened to sue him over the news of him getting married again. He later got divorced to marry her current wife the Indian tennis queen, Sania Mirza. They had a traditional Hyderabadi Muslim wedding in Hyderabad, India on 12th of May, 2010.

Facts You Never Knew About Shoaib Malik!

    • Malik grew up playing tape ball cricket in the streets of Sialkot. Just like any other child, he used to get scolded for not focusing on his education but nobody knew what was destined for him.
    • In 1993, he knew it was the time to take things in his own hands so he joined the coaching center of one of the legendary cricketers of Pakistan, Imran Khan.
    • He started off as a batsman and developed his bowling later. As a 14 year old, Malik was given the chance to play in Lombard Under-15 Challenge in 1996. He got selected in the squad of U-15 for his bowling in the same year.
    • Malik’s bowling action has a great resemblance to Saqlain Mushtaq. For many watching him play made them feel as if they were watching a junior Saqlain.
    • He is one of the very few cricketers  who have played in every position from one to ten in ODIs.
    • Following coach Bob Woolmers death and Inzamam’s retirement after ICC World Cup 2007, Malik was chosen to lead Pakistan after the turned down offer of Younis Khan.
    • Malik and Mirza’s cross border marriage has made them one of the most famous couples in India-Pakistan.
    • Shoaib Malik, Cricketers is famous for Cricket, Pakistani celebrity. Born on 1 February, 1982
    • Shoaib Malik is a Pakistani cricket player. He made his One-Day International debut in 1999 against the West Indies and his Test debut in 2001 against Bangladesh.
    • He has taken over 100 ODI wickets, and has a batting average in the mid 30s in both Test and ODI cricket.
    • His bowling action has come under scrutiny (particularly his doosra) but he has had elbow surgery to correct this.
    • Malik was ranked second, behind teammate Shahid Afridi, in the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings in June 2008.
    • In March 2010, Malik received a one-year ban from international cricket from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB); the ban was overturned two months later.
    • Shoaib Malik had married to Ayesha Siddiqui in 2002 & they divorced in 2010 and Later He married to a Tennis Player, Sania Mirza.
    • Shoaib Malik Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) and Weight 70 Kg.


    Shoaib Malik first played tape-ball cricket in the streets as a child. He began to take playing cricket seriously in 1993/94 when he attended Imran Khan’s coaching clinics in Sialkot. He began as a batsman only developing on his bowling later. He used to get in trouble with his family for playing cricket, as they wanted him to focus on his education. In 1996, Malik attended trials for the U-15 World Cup. He was selected in the squad for his bowling.

Shoaib Malik Education

Qualification: Not Available

School: Not Available

College: Not Available

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Shoaib Malik is currently playing PSL 5 (Pakistan Super League 5) in the following team:

Shoaib Malik Career

Profession: Cricketer (Batsman)

Salary: 500,000 Rs

Net Worth: $30 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Malik Saleem Hussain

Mother: Sultana Malik

Brother(s): Adeel Malik (Younger)

Sister(s): N/A

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Ayesha Siddiqui (2002-2010)
Sania Mirza (Tennis Player)

Children: 1

Son(s): Izhaan

Daughter(s): N/A

Ex Girlfriends: Sania Mirza (Tennis Player)

Shoaib Malik Favorites

Hobbies: Reading and watching football and tennis

Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt

Favorite Actress: Sushmita Sen, Humaima Malick, Juggan Kazim

Favorite Food: Chicken

Favorite Color: Black

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