Asad Shafiq Biography, Height, Wife, Family, Cast, & Career

Asad Shafiq Biography

Full NameAsad Shafiq
ProfessionPakistani Cricketer (Batsman)
Date of BirthJanuary 28, 1986
Age37 Years
Birth PlaceKarachi, Pakistan
HometownKarachi, Pakistan
Zodiac SignAquarius
Family CasteShaikh
Jersey Number#81 (Pakistan National Team)
Family CasteGujarati
Social MediaTwitter: Asad Shafiq Twitter

Physical Stats

Height175 cm (5’ 9”)
Weight69 kg (152 lbs)
Body MeasurementsChest: 40″, Waist: 34″, Biceps: 13″
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Asad Shafiq Family & Wife Details

Marital StatusMarried
WifeSidra Iqbal
Children– Daughter: Afra Asad – Daughter: Anabia Asad
HobbiesPlaying Golf

Debut in International Cricket

TestNovember 20, 2010South AfricaAbu Dhabi
ODIJune 21, 2010BangladeshDambulla
T20December 28, 2010New ZealandHamilton

Domestic Career

Asad Shafiq Test Photo
  • Coach/Mentor: Rashid Latif
  • Batting Style: Right-Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm leg break
  • Jersey Number: #81 (Pakistan National Team), #204 (Test Cap)
  • Domestic Teams:
    • Karachi Blues
    • Karachi Dolphins
    • Karachi Whites
    • Karachi Zebras
    • Northwest Frontier Province
    • Northwest Frontier Province Panthers
    • Sind Dolphins
    • Quetta Gladiators
  • Career Turning Point: Shafiq’s consistent performances in the longer format of the game helped him cement a ‘permanent’ spot in the test side.
  • Records/Achievements: Shafiq is the only Pakistani batter to score 12 centuries at No.6 in Test cricket.

Early Life and Family Background

Early LifeDetails
As a child, Shafiq used to play tape-ball cricket on the streets of Karachi, deepening his interest in the sport.
Shafiq’s father set him a target of 75% marks in Matric exams to continue pursuing cricket, and Shafiq achieved 78%.
Shafiq idolized Rahul Dravid as a child.
During a flight, Shafiq helped Mohammad Irfan, who couldn’t understand English, by advising him to say ‘no’ to everything the air hostess said, leading to missing a meal for Irfan.
Asad Shafiq Photo

Asad Shafiq Career Stats

CompetitionTestODIFirst-Class (FC)List A (LA)
Runs scored4,6601,33610,6415,400
Batting average38.1924.7440.4643.20
Top score13784223145
Bowling average65.3380.9156.57
Best bowling1/73/852/14

Asad Shafiq Retirement

Asad made this decision after successfully leading his team to victory in the 2023 National T20 Cup. After the final match, his teammates from Karachi Whites honored him with a special moment, recognizing the end of his remarkable career.

Asad Shafiq expressed his gratitude to everyone who supported him throughout his career. He fondly remembered his time playing for Pakistan in Test matches, feeling fortunate to wear the Test cap for his country. He mentioned proud moments, like being part of the number one Test team and playing in a World Cup semi-final.

The cricket board has suggested that Asad Shafiq could work as a consultant to chief selector Wahab Riaz, But he hasn’t signed the contract for this new role yet.

FAQs About Asad Shafiq

1. How old is Asad Shafiq?

  • Asad Shafiq’s date of birth is January 28, 1986. As of now (current date), he is 37 years old.

2. Who is Asad Shafiq’s wife?

  • Asad Shafiq’s wife is Sidra Iqbal.

3. Who are Asad Shafiq’s parents?

  • As of now, the names of Asad Shafiq’s parents are not available, and updates are pending.

4. What is the net worth of Asad Shafiq?

  • As of now, the net worth of Asad Shafiq is approx 60 Crore PKR.

5. What is Asad Shafiq’s education?

  • Asad Shafiq is a graduate.

6. What is the height and weight of Asad Shafiq?

  • Asad Shafiq’s height is 5 feet 6 inches, and his weight is 68 kilograms.

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