Mohammad Irfan Biography (Cricketer)

Mohammad Irfan Biography, Career, Wife, Family, Wiki, Net worth
Personal Information About Mohammad Irfan
Name:- Mohammad Irfan Soharwardi
Nick Name:- Lambu
D.O.B:- 6 June 1982
National Side:- Pakistan
Place of Birth:- Gaggu Mandi, Punjab
Horoscope:- Gemini
Religion:- Islam
Height:- 7 Feet 1 inch
Marital Status:- Married
Profession:- Pakistani Cricketer (Fast Bowler)
Role:- Bowler
Style of Batting:- Right Handed Batsman
Style of Bowling:- Left-arm fast

Mohammad Irfan Major Teams: Pakistan, Islamabad United, Baluchistan Bears, Dhaka Dynamites, Khan Research Laboratories, Pakistan A, Lahore Region Whites.

Mohammad Irfan Family Info
Mother Name:- Mukhtara Begum
Brother Name:- 5 brothers
Sister Name:- 2 sisters
Mohammad Irfan Wife/Partner:- Saadia Irfan
Children:- 2 daughters and one Son
Mohammad Irfan Net Worth:- $6 Million

At seven feet one inch
Mohammad Irfan is the tallest Pakistani cricketer in the history of international cricket, ahead of Bruce Reid an Australian pace bowler, and Joel Garner former West Indies fast bowler. Irfan is a Pakistani fast bowler and he played a lot of matches for his team. He is mature in his performances and always tried to give his performances as best as before he did. Here Mohammad Irfan Biography, Career, Facts, Family, and Net worth are shared with the readers, especially cricket lovers.

Mohammad Irfan Childhood and Family

Mohammad Irfan was born on 6th June 1982 in Gaggu Mandi, province of Punjab, Pakistan. Irfan is famous and notable for his long height. Irfan’s height is 7 feet 1 inch. He is the tallest cricketer in the Pakistani cricket team. Due to his height, his nickname is “Lambu”. Irfan is the youngest of 5 brothers and the first one who join the cricket team. They are 7 siblings, five brothers, and 2 sisters.

Mohammad Ifan’s love for cricket

Mohammad Irfan too much attracted to cricket and loves to play cricket, although he played basketball for the army for a short time period and one of their guys observed him and asked him to play because of his height. But Irfan’s heart was always in cricket so he left his basketball team and came back to cricket.

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Mohammad Irfan’s early life

Mohammad Irfan belonged to Punjab province and his hometown is Gaggu Mandi, due to a lack of opportunities in his home town Irfan quit playing cricket and he did a full-time job in order to support and provide income for his family. His love for cricket is always in his heart and he wants to play but he couldn’t manage to play cricket with his job. Aaqib Javed former Pakistani bowler noticed Irfans’ talent and Aaqib enrolled him in the NCA in Lahore city. It wasn’t long before Irfan was called up as a replacement for Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif.

First-class Contract of Mohammad Irfan

Mohammad Irfan’s performance at the NCA was very impressive and he showed outstanding talent in every game. He got many offers from First Class teams including HBL and ZTBL. Irfan got trial with Khan Research Laboratories, where Mohammad Irfan got 4 wickets against Pakistan, Ahar had seen Iran’s performance, and then he suggested to KRL that Irfan would be a good one for the KRL team. Mohammad Irfan went for the trial and he got selected for the team.

In October 2009, Irfan made his first-class debut in the QEA Trophy, he was playing for Khan Research Laboratories. In this game, he was unable to take any single wicket, but in his second first-class match he took 7 wickets by giving 113 runs and he took 9 wickets overall in the game.

Irfan took his 1st wicket in professional cricket was Pakistani international batsman Ahmed Shehzad. With this wicket, Irfan also took the wickets of Imran Farhat and Hasan Raza. Mohammad Irfan’s first-class cricket performances were very impressive and he played like a mature cricketer in his early career. In his 3 rd match, Irfan took 11 wickets to help his team to the first win of the Championship. Mohammad Irfan took 5 wickets by giving 27 runs in the first innings and he took 6 wickets by giving 96 runs in the second innings.

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Mohammad Irfan Height Issue

Delivering from a height of somewhere near eight feet, Mohammad Irfan started causing awkwardness to the top batsmen early in his career. Iran’s height had its own disadvantages too. Irfan is the tallest cricketer in the history of cricket. It is a comical sight in cricket when he bends or chases to field a ball. Once Waqar Younus admitted on air during a match that it is not an easy task or job to maintain such a huge frame and stay fit for a long. Irfan worked very hard and proved himself in front of all that he could remain a match-fit player throughout the length of a Test match. His confidence and his trust in himself weren’t wrong and Irfan with his incredible talent has achieved success and made his position stable in the team and in a short span of international cricket he remains consistent.

Mohammad Irfan International Debut

Mohammad Irfan made his international debut for the Pakistan national cricket team at the age of 28 years. He was replaced by the two prominent fast blowers of the Pakistan cricket team Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir. Both Pakistani bowlers were accused of spot-fixing.

In 2010 against England, Mohhamd Irfan made his first ODI debut, due to bad weather conditions 9 overs were reduced. Mohammad Irfan completed his first match with the bowling figures of 0-37 off 5.3 overs. In this match, his performance wasn’t good, and England won the match by 24 runs. After the series against England, Irfan was dropped by his team and he wasn’t brought back until the series against India on 25th December 2012.

T20 Debut of Mohammad Irfan

Mohammad Irfan made his T20 debut against India on 25th December 2012. Pakistan cricket team was the tour to India for the T20 international games which were held in India.

In this match series, Mohammad Irfan was seen as a prominent bowler in the matches win series against India as Irfan played a very important role in the T2o matches and he proved a wild card for Pakistan’s victory in the T20 games. In this series, Irfan showed his improved bowling speeds that reached 145kph, which was rising from the 135kph, that Irfan had 2 years before. Irfan’s bowling brings a new dimension to the bowling attack of Pakistan.

Mohammad Irfan in IPL 2011

Mohammad announced that he had been selected for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2011 IPL Season. Former Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram recommended Mohammad Irfan to the management of Kolkata Knight Riders. His contract will earn him $75,000 another $2,000 for every match he plays in. however, Irfan’s contract requires to be approved by the BCCI, and also PCB. However, he did not play a match.

Mohammad Irfan Test debut

Irfan’s consistency in every game helped him to make a prominent place in each and every game. After a string of outstanding performances in the short formats, such as One Day Internationals and T20 games, Irfan would finally realize his dream and he made his Test debut. Irfan made his test debut against South Africa at Newlands.

Well, green Shirts is not really strong in front of South Africa’s pace attack but the team’s selection was good as Mohammad Irfan is included in the team for this match series against South Africa. At one stage when 1-0 Pakistan was down in the series Irfan can be very dangerous on South African wickets, and he became the big hope for the Pakistan cricket team.

Irfan did not disappoint his team and his strong bowling troubled South African batsmen to play his bowl. He took 3 wickets in the first innings but he was unable to take any wickets in the second innings. However, his overall performance as well. Irfan gave his performances with consistency and he improved himself day by day.

Mohammad Irfan in PSL

Mohammad Irfan played an inaugural season of PSL 2016, he was in the squad of Islamabad United and he is retained by the IU in the second edition of PSL 2017. Irfan is in the platinum category. Mohammad Irfan’s performances in the 2016 PSL were very well and his team Islamabad United is the Champions of the PSL 2016.

Mohammad Irfan Net Worth

As Irfan came from a poor background and he has more urge to play the game as well as to earn a handsome amount. Irfan is currently topping up his bank accounts by playing matches, commercials, and also his central contract. Mohammad Irfan played many domestic and international leagues to earn enough wealth for the future. The net worth of Mohammad Irfan is $6 Million. The average Monthly income of Mohammad Irfan is $7,000 (7 lakhs Pkr) and Mohammad Irfan’s yearly income is $ 1.4 Million approximately.

Favorite Things of Mohammad Irfan
Batsman:- Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle & Adam Gilchrist.
Bowler:- Wasim Akram, Waqar Younus, Curtly Ambrose
Actor:- Fakhar-e- Alam
Food:- Biryani
Some Facts about Mohammad Irfan
Irfan does smoke or not confirm about it.
Mohammad Irfan does not drink alcohol.
Mohammad Irfan is the tallest player or cricketer in the world, Irfan’ height is 7 feet 1 inch.
Initially, Azhar Ali helped Irfan, Azhar convinced KRL coach to give a chance to Mohammad Irfan.
Aaqib Javed has noticed his talent and he was trained Irfan in National Academy in Lahore.
Mohammad Irfan used to work in a plastic pipe factory to give financial support to his family before playing cricket.
In IPL 2011 season Irfan signed a contract for the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise, Wasim Akram recommended him for KKR, but he never played for them.
Irfan’s shoe size is 15 (UK).


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