Saeed Ajmal Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Saeed Ajmal Full Biography

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Coming from Pakistan’s third-largest city Faisalabad, Saeed Ajmal was a bit late to make it into the international cricket. Saeed made his first-class debut at the age of 18 however he waited 12 years for his first International appearance.

Saeed Ajmal is famous for his doosra which he bowls with the same angel as off-spinner and troubled the batsmen’s with his mysterious deliveries. Being part of the ICC WT20 2009 victorious squad Saeed Ajmal played a crucial role by taking wickets at the right times along with Shahid Afridi. Later he was reported for suspect bowling action which he recovered easily.

Saeed Ajmal came into limelight in test cricket after completely destroying England in UAE  2012 where he took 24 wickets in 3 matches and helped to whitewash England. During his peak time from 2011 to 2014, Saeed Ajmal ranked No.1 ODI

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Bowler. His doosra deliveries were completely unreadable at that time.

But in 2014 ICC banned Saeed Ajmal from bowling with immediate effect. However, he passed the bowling test he made comeback in ODI squad but his unimpressive bowling forced him to take retirement from International Cricket

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Saeed Ajmal Biography

 Saeed Ajmal Basic Information 

  • Name: Saeed Ajmal
  • Nickname: Aju
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break

Saeed Ajmal Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight (approx.):73 kg
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Saeed Ajmal

  • Date of Birth: October 14, 1977
  • Age: 42 years
  • Birth Place: Faisalabad, Punjab
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: N/A
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth: $5 Million (Approx.)

Saeed Ajmal Family & Religion

Saeed Ajmal family
Saeed Ajmal family
  • Father: N/A
  • Mother: N/A
  • Brother: Muhammad Ahsan
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:N/A
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Faisalabad

Cricket Career Of Saeed Ajmal

  • Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jul 4-7, 2009
  • ODI: Pakistan v India at Karachi, Jul 2, 2008
  • T20: Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), May 7, 2009
  • Jersey Number:50
  • Domestic/State Teams:  Faisalabad Wolves, Khan Research Labs(KRL), Water and Power Development Authority(WAPDA), Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited(ZTBL)
  • PSL Team: Islamabad United
  • Nature on the field: Calm

You can also read the full biography of Doosra specialist Saqlain Mushtaq

Batting Career 

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test3553124515011.0108241.68001444
ODI1137024324337.0453660.45000250
T20I64231291218.2786105.8100072

 

Bowling Career

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MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test35671159250031787/5511/1112.5928.1165.12104
ODI113112600041801845/245/244.1822.7232.6120
T20I646314301516854/194/196.3617.8416.8200

Source: Cricbuzz


Highlighted Records Of Saeed Ajmal

  • In ICC WT20 2009, Ajmal was a joint second-highest wicket-taker with twelve wickets in 7 games.
  • He became the World’s No.1 ODI bowler for the first time in November 2011.
  • Ajmal remained No.1 in ICC ODI bowler’s rankings constantly for a span of three years.

You can also read the complete biography of Pakistani fast bowler Umar Gul


Saeed Ajmal Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Travelling
  • Favorite Cricketers: Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: N/A
  • Favorite Food: BBQ
  • Favorite Color: Black

Saeed Ajmal Relationship Status

Saeed Ajmal with his wife and kids
Saeed Ajmal with his wife and kids
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Nisha Azhar
  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: 3

You can read the complete biography of former Pakistani all-rounder Azhar Mahmood


Saeed Ajmal Awards and Recognitions

Saeed Ajmal Awards

  • In 2015, Ajmal awarded with Siatar-e-Imtiaz for his outstanding services for Pakistan Cricket.

Controversies did by ( Saeed Ajmal )

  • In 2014, ICC banned Ajmal for bowling with an illegal bowling action.

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Saeed Ajmal

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Lesser-Known Facts About Saeed Ajmal

  • Saeed Ajmal is one of those cricketers who never bowled a No-ball in his entire career.

 

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