Umar Gul Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Umar Gul Full Biography


Hailing from middle-class family Umar Gul used to play tennis ball cricket in his early days but his closed ones encouraged him to play proper cricket. Gul added into the squad after the devastating ICC World Cup 2003 campaign. He played his first international match against Zimbabwe where he bowls some impressive deliveries and ended up as taking 2 wickets with the economy of just over 3.

Umar Gul is known for his destructive bowling in ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and 2009 where he was the leading wicket-taker. His favorite cricketing moment was that when the completely destroyed kiwis after taking 5-6. His accuracy and some tight length bowling mixed with quick Yorkers made him T20 specialist.

He was signed for $150,000 by Kolkata Knight Riders, he proved his worth by taking 12 scalps in 6 matches. Umar Gul bagged ICC T20

performance of the year award in 2013. His injury’s limited him to just a shorter format of the game but his shine in bowling is fading away slowly which made him clear his spot for other youngsters. He played his last international match in 2016.

Umar Gul Biography


 Umar Gul Basic Information 

  • Name: Umar Gul
  • Nickname: Gull Dozer
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Umar Gul Physical Appearance

Umar Gul at GYM

  • Height (approx.):6 ft 3 inches
  • Weight (approx.): N/A
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black

Personal Life Of Umar Gul

  • Date of Birth: April 14, 1984,
  • Age: 36 years
  • Birth Place: Peshawar, North-Western Frontier Province
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: N/A
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth: $8 Million (Approx.)

 Umar Gul Family & Religion

Umar Gul with his kids
Umar Gul with his kids
  • Father: Gul Ahmed
  • Mother: N/A
  • Brother: Meeraj Gul
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:N/A
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Peshawar

Cricket Career Of Umar Gul

  • Test: Pakistan v Bangladesh at Karachi, Aug 20-24, 2003
  • ODI: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Apr 3, 2003
  • T20: Kenya v Pakistan at Nairobi (Gym), Sep 4, 2007
  • Jersey Number:55
  • Domestic/State Teams: Habib Bank Limited, Pakistan International Airlines, Peshawar, Peshawar Panthers,
  • PSL Teams: Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans
  •  IPL Team: Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career 



Bowling Career


Source: Cricbuzz


Highlighted Records Of Umar Gul

  • Umar Gul took 3-0-6-5 against New Zealand at The Oval was one of the best spells which he bowled during T20 WC 2009.
  • Gul finished as the leading wicket-taker in both the 2007 and 2009 Twenty20 World Championship tournaments.

Umar Gul Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: playing videogames and watching movies.
  • Favorite Cricketers: N/A
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: N/A
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Color: Black

Umar Gul Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Mariyam
  • Marriage Date: October 2010
  • Children: Rehab Umar& Essa Umar

Umar Gul Awards and Recognitions

Umar Gul Awards

  • Umar Gul awarded with crystal plaque by chairman PCB Ehsan Mani in Lahore.
  • in 2013 Umar Gul bags ICC T20I Performance of the Year award\

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Controversies did by ( Umar Gul )

  • Umar Gul was suspended from international cricket for a doping offense in 2016. Later he was added recalled to the ODI squad for the England and Ireland tour.

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Umar Gul

Lesser-Known Facts About Umar Gul

  • Umar used to play tape ball cricket in his early days.

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