Sohail Tanvir Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Sohail Tanvir Full Biography

Sohail Tanvir Biography
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A young kid grew up playing tennis ball cricket in the streets of Rawalpindi with unorthodox bowling action Sohail Tanvir was given chance to replace Shoaib Akhtar in T20 WC 2007.He was known as a medium-pacer with some hard-hitting capabilities. He took 6 wickets in 6 matches and faced only one ball in the entire tournament which went for six.

Being unimpressive in the longer format of the game but his all-round performances in T20 earned him a place in the inaugural edition of IPL in 2008. Playing for Rajasthan Royals he took the highest number of wickets and awarded with ‘purple cap’. Since the start of his career, he always engaged with injuries. His injuries won’t let him play the ICC WC 2011.

His unorthodox bowling action with extraordinary variation, Sohail Tanvir quite famous in the different T20 leagues around the world. His injuries limited his career otherwise he can serve his country at various levels.


 Sohail Tanvir Basic Information 

  • Name: Sohail Tanvir
  • Nickname: Pankhaa
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Left-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Left-arm medium-fast

Sohail Tanvir Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):6 feet 5 inches
  • Weight (approx.): N/A
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black

Personal Life Of Sohail Tanvir

  • Date of Birth: December 12, 1984
  • Age: 35 years
  • Birth Place: Rawalpindi, Punjab
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: N/A
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth:$6.2 million approx.

Sohail Tanvir Family & Religion

Sohail Tanvir with his family
Sohail Tanvir with his family
  • Father: Mohammad Tanvir
  • Mother: N/A
  • Brother: Amjad Tanvir
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:N/A
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Rawalpindi

Cricket Career Of Sohail Tanvir

  • Test: India v Pakistan at Delhi, Nov 22-26, 2007
  • ODI: Pakistan v South Africa at Lahore, Oct 18, 2007
  • T20: India v Pakistan at Durban, Sep 14, 2007
  • Jersey Number:33
  • Domestic/State Teams: Sylhet Royals, Worcestershire, Kandurata Warriors, Lions, Hampshire, St Lucia Zouks, Somerset, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Sylhet Super Stars, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Comilla Victorians, Galaxy Gladiators Lantau, Sylhet Sixers, City Kaitak, Edmonton Royals, Kabul Zwanan, Kerala Knights, Delhi Bulls, Desert Riders
  • IPL Team: Rajasthan Royals
  • PSL Teams: Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Multan Sultans, Quetta Gladiators
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career 



Bowling Career


Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records Of Sohail Tanvir

  • Playing for Rajasthan Royals in the first season of IPL, Tanvir picked up 22 wickets in the tournament to end up as the leading wicket-taker and won the purple cap.
  • His match-winning figures of 6 for 14 against the Chennai Super Kings in the first-ever IPL was best ever bowling figures at that time.
  • In 2008, Tanvir picked up his first and only 5-wicket haul in ODIs. Though he got the Man of the Match award his side still lost the match.

Sohail Tanvir Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Travelling
  • Favorite Cricketers: Wasim Akram
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: N/A
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Color: Black

Sohail Tanvir Relationship Status

Sohail Tanvir with his wife
Sohail Tanvir with his wife
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Komal Khan
  • Marriage Date: 2011
  • Children: N/A

Sohail Tanvir Awards and Recognitions

Sohail Tanvir Awards
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  • Sohail Tanvir has got the purple cap in IPL 2008.

Controversies did by ( Sohail Tanvir )

When Sohail Tanvir got married to Komal Khan. His first wife Nosheen came on the media and said that Sohail is already married and also has a daughter with her.

The daughter’s name is Shah Bano. Nosheen demanded rights for her daughter and also that Tanveer should accept her.


Tanveer accepted all allegations proposed by Nosheen and said that he will send the divorce papers to Nosheen as soon as possible and will also accept his daughter.

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Sohail Tanvir 

Lesser-Known Facts About Sohail Tanvir

  • Sohail Tanvir was the well-known tape ball cricketer before playing international cricket

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