After Kapil Dev, Zaheer has been the highest wicket taker and most successful Indian pace bowler. He debuted for team India in the year 2000 and has also represented foreign county cricket clubs like Worcestershire. In the Indian domestic cricket, he represents Mumbai and began his domestic career as a member of Baroda cricket team. For his outstanding performance in the ICC cricket worldcup of 2011, he was awarded with the Arjuna Award. He took 21 wickets in just 9 games in the tournament.
Endorsements and Brand Ambassador – Zaheer’s popularity graph directly reflected upon his brand deals. He has been the brand ambassador and face of the brands like Adidas, Idea. In the year 2009, he signed a deal with “Dabur” to become its ambassador, particularly for its Dabur Glucose product. In the year 2011, he became the face and ambassador of the online clothing retail brand named as ‘Sher Singh’. Zaheer is also a co-owner of this lifestyle brand which offers clothing collection to both men as well as women.
Height in cm/m – 179 cm / 1.79 m
Height in Feet – 5.87 feet
Height in Inches – 70.47 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 10 inches – 5’11”
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 79 Kg / 174 pounds
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – October 7, 1978 & 36 years
Eye Color – Black
How Rich? Net Worth – unknown
Physique & Muscle Measurements :
Zaheer Khan Biceps Size – 13.5 inches
Chest Size – 41 inches
Waist Size – 33.5 inches
Above are the most likely stats and measurements of Zaheer.
Interesting Facts and Zaheer Khan Trivia –
1. He was given the nickname “ZAK” by his teammates, ZAK is an abbreviation of his full name.
2. Zaheer is known to have a 8 year long love relationship with Bollywood actress Isha Sherwani. The couple even got married however; they later broke up when zaheer dumped Isha. Zaheer has been rumoured to date VJ Ramona.
3. In the year 2004, Zaheer Khan set a very interesting record in Test cricket. He holds the record for scoring the highest runs at no. 11 spot in test cricket. He did this in 2004 when he scored 75 runs against Bangladesh.
4. In the year 2008, Zaheer was nominated as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year.