Asad Shafiq Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Asad Shafiq is a Pakistani cricketer (batsman). Asad Shafiq was born on Tuesday, January 28, 1986 in Karachi, Sind, Pakistan. Zodiac Sign is Aquarius. Asad Shafiq is from Karachi, Pakistan. The religion is Islam and the nationality is Pakistani.

Real Name Asad Shafiq
Nickname Not Known
Profession Pakistani Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 69 kg
in Pounds- 152 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Test– 20 November 2010 vs South Africa in Abu Dhabi
ODI– 21 June 2010 vs Bangladesh in Dambulla
T20– 28 December 2010 vs New Zealand in Hamilton
Coach/Mentor Rashid Latif
Jersey Number #81 (Pakistan National Team)
#204 (Test Cap)
Domestic/State Teams Karachi Blues, Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Whites, Karachi Zebras, North West Frontier Province, North West Frontier Province Panthers, Sind Dolphins, Quetta Gladiators
Batting Style Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style Right-arm legbreak
Nature on field Calm
Likes to play against India
Favourite Shot Not Known
Records/Achievements (main ones) Shafiq has 10 centuries to his name in 51 Test matches played so far.
Career Turning Point Shafiq’s consistent performances in the longer format of the game helped him cement a ‘permanent’ spot in the test side.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 28 January 1986
Age (as in 2017) 31 Years
Birth Place Karachi, Sind, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquarius
Nationality Pakistani
Hometown Karachi, Pakistan
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Religion Islam
Hobbies Playing Golf
Favourite Things
Favourite Football Team Germany
Favourite Cricketers Mohammad Yousuf, Rahul Dravid
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Sidra Iqbal
Children Daughter– Afra Asad, Anabia Asad

Son– N/A


Interesting Facts About Asad Shafiq

  • Smokes Asad Shafiq: Not known
  • Does Asad Shafiq drink alcohol? Not known
  • As a child Shafiq played in the streets of Karachi Tape Ball Cricketon, which deepened his interest in cricket.
  • Shafiq’s father noted his deep interest in cricket and set him a 75% goal in the final exams. The condition was that Shafiq would never talk about cricket again if he did not reach those percentages. However, a determined Shafiq was by no means able to blur his dream so easily and managed to reach 78% in his final exams.
  • In an interview, Shafiq said that as a child, he idolized Rahul Dravid and that Shafiq would never dare to miss his inning if he skipped the beat.
  • When the Pacer Mohammad Irfan was new to the Pakistani team, he could neither speak nor understand English. During a flight, he asked Shafiq to translate each time the stewardess spoke to them. Shafiq eventually got tired and asked the Pacer to say no, whatever the stewardess said, and went to sleep. After an hour, Irfan woke him and told him that he was starving and the stewardess was giving him nothing to eat. The excessive use of “No” had taken the big, fast bowler’s food.

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