Personal Information About Mohammad Hafeez
|D.O.B:-||17th October 1980|
|Place of Birth:-||Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Height||5 feet 6 Inches|
|Profession:-||Pakistani Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Style of Batting:-||Right Handed Batsman|
|Style of Bowling:-||Right Arm off break|
Mohammad Hafeez Major Teams: Pakistan, Kolkata Knight Riders, Khulna Royal Bengals, Melbourne Renegades, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Melbourne Stars, Peshawar Zalmi, Dhaka Dynamites, Lahore Lions, Pakistan Cricket Board Patrons XI, Sargodha, Faisalabad Wolves, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited.
Mohammad Hafeez Family Info
|Mother Name:-||Not Known|
|Brother Name:-||Not Known|
|Sister Name:-||Samina Imran, Sumaira Nadeem, Mehrunissa|
|Mohammad Hafeez’s Wife/Partner:-||Nazia Hafeez (m. 2007)|
|Mohammad Hafeez’s Kids:-||Emaan Hafeez (Daughter) Roshan Hafeez (Son)|
|Mohammad Hafeez Net Worth:-||$10 Million|
Mohammad Hafeez is an opening batsman and handy off-spin bowler for the Pakistani Cricket team, as a player Mohammad Hafeez gives them plenty of options for his team. He usually bats aggressively as an opening batsman but his organized technique also means Hafeez can switch to defensive mode if a situation is unfavorable. He has amazing control of his line and length. Mohammad Hafeez also was known as “Professor” to team mattes and also in fans for his astute understanding of the game. Here is Mohammad Hafeez’s Biography, Career, Facts, Family, and Net worth.
Mohammad Hafeez Childhood and Family
Mohammad Hafeez was born on 17th October 1980 in Sargodha, Punjab. Hafeez used to play cricket for many teams in Pakistan and also some other teams at an international level. Hafeez’s batting, as well as his bowling efforts, are really unique and incomparable to any other player. Hafeez is one of the best players in the current age. He has the capability of making runs with his bat and as well as stopping runs with his ball in his hand with off-spin bowling.
Beginning International Career of Mohammad Hafeez
Mohammad Hafeez was one of several young all-rounders whom the cricket team of Pakistan turned to in order to regenerate their side after their very bad performance in the 2003 World Cup, in this world cup Pakistan out from the first round. Hafeez gave very impressive domestic performances and also display outstanding form for the Pakistan A side.
Mohammad Hafeez was picked for the One Day International series in 2005, in this ODI Series his performance in the batting field was very poor but his bowling field was really impressive and he showed excellent talent with his ball. In 2006 against Australia he smashed his first century for his country. Hafeez tried to make his position in the Pakistani team a permanent player. Mohammad Hafeez was recalled for the England tour Hafeez’s return to the Test match was made at the Oval where he made 95 runs. After the good performance in the test match, he retained his place in the test team for the home series of Pakistan against West Indies in that year November. In two test matches he performed very well, in the third test match in Karachi he scored his second test century. However, Hafeez’s form remained inconsistent and he couldn’t make his position in the team as the permanent player in both format Test and ODI over the next 5 years.
Mohammad Hafeez International Recall
Hafeez had to wait many years before he returned to the team during the 2010 T20 World Cup. But his performance was really very poor and he managed only 39 runs and took 2 wickets in the 6 matches in the World T20 2010. However Hafeez was picked for the T20 and One Day International series against England and Hafeez was the second highest run-getter for Pakistan, forming match-winning partnerships with Kamran Akmal, this outstanding performance merited his inclusion in the squad for the South Africa series, and Hafeez was replacing Salman Butt as the opening batsman for Pakistan in both the Test matches. Mohammad Hafeez also played in the 5-match ODI series and he was the top run-scorer.
Mohammad Hafeez was also part of the Pakistan cricket team in the 2011 World Cup, in this world cup his performance was decent and he won the title of Man of the Match in the quarterfinal match against West Indies. He was also listed in the ODI series against South Africa in Abu Dhabi. Hafeez after putting up excellent performances in that series went on tour to New Zealand, in this tour, Hafeez again showed his brilliant performance.
He got a better position in the team after giving such superb performances for Pakistan, he did a great job during the tours of West Indies and Zimbabwe. He made 246 runs in the five-match One Day International series against West Indies and also took 6 wickets. In the Test matches against Zimbabwe he continued to give superb performances, in his first test match against Zimbabwe in the first innings he made 119 runs and he got the title of Man of the match.
2011 In the year Hafeez won as many as 10 Man of the Match titles in all formats of the match and he became the third cricketer after Sanath Jayasuriya and Jacques Kallis to score 1,000 runs and get 30 wickets in ODI series in a calendar year.
In the Asia Cup in March 2012, against India Hafeez made a patient 105 runs off 113 balls and made a record opening partnership of 224 runs with Nasir Jamshed for Pakistan. The year 2012 became better for Mohammad Hafeez as he was named the captain of the format of T20 in May and led his team to the semi-final in the World T20 in Sri Lanka. Mohammad Hafeez later year accrued his highest score of 196 runs in the Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
His continuous good performances with bat and ball helped him to find a permanent place in the Pakistan cricket team. In 2010, during the tour to India Hafeez showed his aggressive and fearless performances and helped Pakistan win the first T20 and also second ODI quite convincingly. Hafeez made 116 runs in the two T20Is and 7 runs in the 2nd ODI to help his team win their first ODI series against India in 7 years. However, the tour of South Africa once again created many questions about his performance and ability at the top as he could manage only 43 runs from three test matches.
Mohammad Hafeez’s performances in 2013 had decent, he scored aggressively in the T20Is against South Africa and he showed brilliantly his talent in the series against Sri Lanka in 2013 December. In the five-ODI series he amassed more than 400 runs which included three centuries, he became the only 2nd Pakistani batsman after Zaheer Abbas made three tons in the One Day International series. In the Asia Cup 2014, Hafeez also scored two half-centuries.
Once again Hafeez showed very poor performance in the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh. Mohammad Hafeez also didn’t do well performance as a skipper for the Pakistan cricket team and did not go through to the semi-finals, this was happening for the first time in five world cups. Hafeez soon decided himself step down from the captaincy of his team. Meanwhile, the selectors of the Pakistan cricket team did not list him for the test series against Sri Lanka, but very soon they brought Hafeez back for the series against Australia in UAE. Though Hafeez failed in two test matches, he made up for himself by scoring heavily against New Zealand. In two matches he scored 418 runs with two centuries. In the One Day, International series against New Zealand Hafeez was suspended from bowling in international cricket, this was due to a suspect action. Nonetheless, Hafeez continued to play for his team as a pure batsman. Due to an ankle injury, Hafeez was ruled out of the 2015 World Cup.
In March 2016, Pakistan’s exit from the 2016 ICC World T20 after losing three matches created great controversy in Pakistan, and blame shifted between the Pakistani coach Waqar Younus and as well as many of the players on the team. Mohammad Hafeez was accused, by Waqar Younus, of lying about his Knee injury before the ICC T20 World Cup. Waqar Younus said it could have affected the Pakistani team’s poor performance. Despite a poor performance in the T20 World Cup 2016 he was picked for the tour of England in 2016. Mohammad Hafeez was out on 0 (Duck) many times throughout the test match series and also during the ODI series, in his 1st match he was out on 11 runs then Hafeez was dropped for the rest of the tour due to his bad performances and not set enough to play.
Mohammad Hafeez after dropping international cricket for a few months missed the series of West Indies in UAE. However, he was then listed for the tour to Australia in 2017 to play the ODI series. In his first ODI game against Australia Hafeez was out on 4 runs, for the second ODI Hafeez was promoted to captain of the Pakistan team because Azhar Ali was ruled out for his injury. As a Pakistan cricket team captain, Mohammad Hafeez did his job greatly and Pakistan won the match for 1 st time in 12 years. In this match series, Mohammad Hafeez’s captaincy was really great he also made 72 runs and he got the title of Man of the Match.
Mohammad Hafeez Records and Achievements
|As Pakistan captain, he wins the most number of T20Is.|
|Mohammad Hafeez the 1 st cricketer to score 1,000 runs and also take 40 wickets in T20.|
|Hafeez is the leading run-maker for Pakistan and 8 the overall in T20Is.|
|Hafeez is the 1 st Pakistani captain to score 3 fifties in a row in T20Is Game.|
|Mohammad Hafeez is the record holder o most 50s by a Pakistani batsman in T20Is.|
|He is the 3 rd most economical bowler in the history of Pakistan One Day Internationals who has taken more than 100 wickets after Imran Khan and Wasim Akram.|
|He got 10 Man of the Match awards in the year 2011.|
|Hafeez is the second Pakistani player to score a One Day International century and take 4 wicket haul in one match.|
|Mohammad Hafeez received the PCB “Player of the Year “award in 2012. Hafeez was nominated by the ICC for the “Spirit of Cricket” award; it is for not claiming a false catch in the Test game Vs England in the United Arab Emirates in 2012.|
|Mohammad Hafeez along Taufeeq Umar opened the innings more consecutively in Test games than any other player pair in Pakistan cricket history.|
|Under Hafeez’s captaincy, Pakistan beat Australia in One Day International series at the MCG in 2017 after 32 years.|
Mohammad Hafeez’s Net Worth
Mohammad Hafeez has great records on his shoulders and is considered one of the leading captains of his team. He has been selected by many local teams and as well as international teams due to his maturity in every game. Due to some local and foreign teams, he is one of the most expensive players in the franchise. Hafeez has been declared as the most earning cricketer of Pakistan by the Pakistan Cricket Board. Networth of Mohammad Hafeez is $10 million. The annual Salary of Mohammad Hafeez is 3.9 Million.
Some Facts about Mohammad Hafeez
|Mohammad Hafeez does smoke or not it is not confirmed.|
|Mohammad Hafeez does not drink alcohol.|
|He is widely called Professor due to his intelligence as a player and also captain.|
|He has won 10 men o the match awards 10 times in 2011. The year 2011 was the incredible year for him.|
|He has great records as a captain of the Pakistani cricket team. He has faced 12 months banned for his bowling action that was found illegal.|
|Mohammad Hafeez’s favorite subject is Chemistry.|
|Unlike other Pakistani cricketers, Mohammad Hafeez carries a very clean image. He was never involved in any ball-tampering and match-fixing incidents.|