Mohammad Hafeez Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Wife, Family, Retirement, Net Worth & More

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Who is Mohammad Hafeez?

Mohammad Hafeez (born 17 October 1980) is a former Pakistani international cricketer. Hafeez was a versatile batsman who can bat anywhere in the top 6 and form part of the bowling attack. He was an all-rounder. He was known for his intelligent batting but also for aggressive shot plays when needed. 

He retired from Test Cricket after the third and final match against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in December 2018, departing the ground for the final time in white clothing to a guard of honor from his teammates.

Mohammad Hafeez announces retirement from international cricket

Mohammad Hafeez announces retirement from international cricket
Mohammad Hafeez announces retirement from international cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday.

After making a debut on April 3, 2003, against Zimbabwe, the all-rounder has decided to retire after 18 years.

Hafeez represented Pakistan in 392 international matches, scoring 12,780 runs and taking 253 wickets, besides also captaining the side in 32 international matches. He was a member of the Pakistan side that won the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England and Wales.

Overall, Hafeez played in three 50-over World Cups (2007, 2011 and 2019), six 20-over World Cups (2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2021) and three ICC Champions Trophies (2006, 2013 and 2017).

“Today I say goodbye to international cricket with pride and satisfaction. In fact, I have earned and accomplished more than I had initially envisaged and for that, I am thankful to all my fellow cricketers, captains, support staff and the Pakistan Cricket Board who helped me out during my career,” read Hafeez’s statement in an official Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) release.

“And, of course, my family who made big sacrifices to ensure I achieved my aspirations of representing Pakistan at a global stage. I am extremely fortunate, lucky and proud to have been considered worthy of donning the national kit with Pakistan emblem for 18 years. My country and my team have always been at my forefront and therefore, every time I stepped onto the field, I tried to raise their profile and image by playing hard and tough but within the rich traditions of spirit of cricket,” he added.

PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja lauded praises for Hafeez and wished him luck for his life ahead.

Mohammad Hafeez Biography, Wiki

Mohammad Hafeez born on 17 October 1980 in Sargodha, Punjab is a Pakistani cricket player, who plays all types of the games and a previous T20I captain of Pakistan cricket group.

Hafeez generally opens the batting and structures some portion of the bowling. In 2012– 2013, he was positioned as the best all-rounder by the ICC Player Rankings in T20 series.

He is known for his shrewd batting yet additionally for forceful shot plays when required. He was engaged with record opening partnership of 224 runs with Nasir Jamshed.

Hafeez otherwise called The Professor, played in Bhera and was one of a few youthful all-rounders whom the Pakistani cricket squad swung to with a specific end goal to renew their side after their poor show in 2003 World Cup where Pakistan was out from first round.

He was the fourth worldwide player marked to the Caribbean Premier League and the principal Pakistani player to be named to the new Twenty20 competition.

Mohammad Hafeez Biography Wikipedia
Mohammad Hafeez
Born17 October 1980 (age 41)
Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
NicknameChanda, Professor
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off-break
RoleAll-rounder

Mohammad Hafeez Career

Hafeez made his ODI debut on 3rd April 2003 against Zimbabwe and test debut on 20th august 2003 against Bangladesh. His frame with both bat and ball was conflicting and in late 2003 he was dropped from the Test squad and in this manner from the ODI side.

Following solid local exhibitions, and in addition show of good frame for the Pakistan A side, he stayed on the edges of a review in 2004. Hafeez came back to the ODI side in 2005 and regardless of poor frame with the bat, his bowling was amazing. In the 2006 series held in Australia, Hafeez crushed his first century for Pakistan.

In 2011 he won an astounding 10 Man-of-the-Match awards in all types of international cricket and turned out to be just the third player to score 1000 runs and take 30 wickets in ODI coordinates inside a schedule year.

Against India on 18 March 2012 in Bangladesh he scored 105 off 113 balls and was engaged with a 224-run partnership with Nasir Jamshed.

He made his fourth ODI century in March 2012 against Bangladesh at Dhaka. He additionally influenced his most astounding test to score of 196 against Sri Lanka in the second Test at Colombo in June 2012.

Hafeez was at first chose in the Pakistan squad for the 2015 World Cup yet was precluded 6 days before the World Cup because of calf damage. He was supplanted by Nasir Jamshed.

He was made captain of the Pakistan T20 squad in May 2012. Amid the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in September 2012, Pakistan achieved the semi-finals where they lost to the home side.

He equaled the records of most wins as a Pakistani captain in T20 and most number of away series wins as a Pakistani captain. Under his captainship, Pakistan figured out how to climb to the second position in the rankings.

He additionally turned into the primary Pakistani captain to hit three fifties in succession and turned into Pakistan’s driving run scorer in T20s.

Mohammad Hafeez FAQ’s

Who is Mohammad Hafeez?

Mohammad Hafeez (born 17 October 1980) is a former Pakistani international cricketer. Hafeez was a versatile batsman who can bat anywhere in the top 6 and form part of the bowling attack. He was an all-rounder. He was known for his intelligent batting but also for aggressive shot plays when needed. 

What happened to Mohammad Hafeez?

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday.

How old is Mohammad Hafeez?

Mohammad Hafeez is currently 41 years old.

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