Fawad Alam Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Fawad Alam Biography

Fawad Alam Biography: Fawad Alam born on 8 October 1985, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan in the house of Tariq Alam who had a long first-class career in Pakistan domestic cricket. He has almost redeemed all his chances throughout his career whenever the Pakistan team has given him any chances.

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Fawad made his first-class debut at the age of 17, Fawad played with Pakistan Customs and Karachi. He impressed enough to be selected to play in the U-19 World Cup 2004 after that he started playing domestic cricket and 2006-07 was his best season which opened the gates of Internation cricket for him and he got his ODI debut game on 22 May 2007 against Sri Lanka.

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Picture source: Dawn News
  • Name: Fawad Alam
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Left Hand
  • Bowling Style: Slow-left arm-orthodox

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight (approx.): 71
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

  • Date of Birth: 8 October 1985
  • Age: 35 years
  • Birth Place: Karachi Sindh Pakistan
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: APS Karachi
  • College: APS Karachi
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net worth: 6 Million USD

Family

  • Father: Tariq Alam
  • Mother: N/A
  • Brother: Jawad Alam
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor: Tariq Alam
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Karachi Sindh Pakistan

Cricket Career

  • Test: 12 July 2009 against Sri Lanka
  • ODI: 22 May 2007 against Sri Lanka
  • T20: 4 September 2007 against Kenya.
  • Jersey Number: 25
  • Domestic/State Teams: NBP (National Bank of Pakistan)
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Records:

  • Fawad Alam is 2nd fastest Pakistani cricketer to cross the 12000 runs mark in First Class Cricket.
  • Fawad Alam holds the record for the best Average 56.57 by any Pakistani Player.
  • Fawad’s batting average is the third-best after India’s Hanuma Vihari (59.82 in 120 innings) and Australia’s Steven Smith (58.45 in 222 innings).

Preferences

  • Hobbies: Watching Movies, Music
  • Favorite Cricketers: Javed Miandad
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: N/A
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Color: Blue

Wife and Children

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Samreen Fawad
  • Marriage Date: 22 Nov 2011
  • Children: 1
Fawad Alam and his wife on wedding day
Fawad Alam and his wife on the wedding day

Awards and Recognitions

He has been a top scorer for many seasons in domestic and first-class cricket but hasn’t got any award yet.

You can also read the complete biography of former Pakistani Captain Aamer Sohail


Controversies

No controversies but many experts think that he was the victim of favoritism in the team and which doesn’t let him make a place in the national team even after great performances in domestic cricket

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Section: Cricketer Biography