Some Lesser Known Facts About Misbah-Ul-Haq
- Does Misbah-Ul-Haq smoke: Not Known
- Does Misbah-Ul-Haq drink alcohol: Not Known
- Misbah is the first cousin of former Pakistani captain-turned-politician, Imran Khan.
|Real Name||Misbah-ul-Haq Khan Niazi|
|Profession||Pakistani Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|International Debut||Test– 8 March 2001 vs New Zealand in Auckland
ODI– 27 April 2002 vs New Zealand in Lahore
T20– 2 September 2007 vs Bangladesh in Nairobi
|Coach/Mentor||Tahir Shah (Resides in Lahore)|
|Jersey Number||#22 (Pakistan)|
|Domestic/State Teams||Kandurata Warriors, St Lucia Zouks, Faisalabad Wolves, Barbados Tridents, Rangpur Riders, Islamabad United|
|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)||• Misbah holds the record of getting the fastest 50 in Test Cricket. It took only 21 balls for him to make the record against Australia in Abu Dhabi.
• Misbah was the leading run-scorer with a mammoth 1373 runs in ODI’s in the year 2013. Additionally, he has the most ODI fifties (15) to his name in the same year.
• He also has the most half-centuries without making an ODI century to his name.
• As of 10 December 2016, Misbah is Pakistan’s most successful captain with 23 wins. Furthermore, he holds the accolade of most Test centuries by a Pakistani Test captain.
• Misbah shared the record of the fastest test century (56 balls) with Sir Vivian Richards, which was later broken by former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum.
• He is the first batsman to make a Test hundred after the age of 41 since Geoffrey Boycott in 1981.
|Career Turning Point||Although making his international debut back in 2001, his breakthrough came when he was selected for ICC World T20 in 2007. Misbah played a brilliant Knock in the finals, however, his team eventually lost by 5 runs.|
|Date of Birth||28 May 1974|
|Age (as in 2018)||44 Years|
|Birth Place||Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan|
|College/University||University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab|
|Educational Qualification(s)||• BSc Mathematics and Physics
|Family||Father– Not Known
Mother– Balqees Khan Niazi
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
|Hobbies||Playing Football, Listening to music|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Wife||Uzma Khan (Painter)
|Children||Daughter– Noriza Khan