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Shoaib Malik

Cricketer
Male
Born Feb 1, 1982
Age 34
Hometown Sialkot

Shoaib Malik is a Pakistani cricket player and former captain. He made his One-Day International debut in 1999 against the West Indies and his Test debut in 2001 against Bangladesh. He has taken over 100 ODI wickets, and has a batting average in the mid 30s in both Test and ODI cricket. His bowling action has come under scrutiny but he has had elbow surgery to correct this.… Read More

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  • Pakistan's Shoaib Malik Retires From Tests
    Yahoo News - Nov 03, 2015
  • Lights Go Out On England’s Push For Dramatic Win Against Pakistan
    Guardian (UK) - Oct 17, 2015
  • Cricket Comeback King Shoaib Inspired By Wife Sania Title Sweeps
    Yahoo News - Oct 15, 2015
  • Mirza Wants To Inspire Girls Across Subcontinent
    Yahoo News - May 06, 2015

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born in 1982.

TEENAGE

1993 11 Years Old Shoaib Malik first played tape-ball cricket in the streets as a child. He began to take playing cricket seriously in 1993/94 when he attended Imran Khan's coaching clinics in Sialkot. … Read More
1996 14 Years Old In 1996, Malik attended trials for the U-15 World Cup. … Read More
1999 17 Years Old …  He made his One-Day International debut in 1999 against the West Indies and his Test debut in 2001 against Bangladesh. … Read More
2001 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2001, Malik's bowling action was inspected. … Read More

TWENTIES

2003 21 Years Old Malik was approached by Gloucestershire County Cricket Club in July 2003 to act as a replacement for Ian Harvey, who was on international duty with Australia. … Read More
He sufficiently impressed in two County Championship and three one-day matches that resulted in renewing of his contract for the 2004 season. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old In Test cricket, he made a big impression with his match-saving innings against Sri Lanka in 2006, during which he batted for the whole day and finished with 148 runs not out. … Read More
2007 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Following Inzamam-ul-Haq's resignation as Pakistan captain after the 2007 World Cup, Malik was put forward as one of the names for the captaincy along with Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old In 2008, media reports in Pakistan surfaced that Malik has married Ayesha Siddiqui, a woman from Hyderabad, India, on 3 June 2002. Malik denied these allegations saying his marriage plans with the woman did not go through, because of a lack of consensus between both the families. In April 2010, Siddiqui's family released Shoaib-Ayesha 'marriage' certificate (Nikahnama).
2009 27 Years Old Younis Khan took over as captain on 27 January 2009 after a poor performance against Sri Lanka saw Malik step down. … Read More
In March 2010, Malik received a one-year ban from international cricket from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB); the ban was overturned two months later.

THIRTIES

2012 30 Years Old Shoaib Malik is captain of the Sialkot Stallions. He has led them to a record 7 domestic T20 titles with the most recent coming on 1 April 2012.
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