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Shoaib Malik Shoaib Malik Height: 6ft 0 inches DOB: 1 February 1982

Shoaib Malik is one of the most consistent Pakistan players to ever play the game. He made his debut in 1999 against West Indies in One day Internationals where he didn't get chance to bat but he picked two wickets with the ball. He has played every role in Pakistan team from captain to middle order batsman, lower order pinch hitter to the specialist spinner for some time. He started his career as an off-break bowler, but his batting skills make him the incredible Pakistan start that he is today. Malik's consistency in sub-continent helps him survive in all the stages of his career. He tasted mixed rate in his captaincy tenure for the national team.

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PAK vs AUS injury update: Rizwan, Malik declared fit to play T20 World Cup semis vs Australia

Cricket | Nov 11, 2021, 06:19 PM IST

Both Rizwan and Malik were down with mild flu and fever and had stayed away from training on the eve of the game. However, they have tested negative for Covid-19 twice in three days.

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PAK vs AUS T20 WC 2021: Pakistan's Rizwan, Malik suffering from "mild flu" ahead of semifinals

Cricket | Nov 11, 2021, 11:37 AM IST

Pakistan batters Mohammad Rizwan and Shoaib Malik are suffering from "mild flu" and they could be doubtful starters for the T20 World Cup semifinal against Australia.

2021 T20 World Cup: Shoaib Malik replaces Sohaib Maqsood in Pakistan squad

2021 T20 World Cup: Shoaib Malik replaces Sohaib Maqsood in Pakistan squad

Cricket | Oct 09, 2021, 06:08 PM IST

Maqsood has been ruled out due to a lower-back injury, for which he underwent an MRI scan on Thursday after picking up the injury during a National T20 Cup match.

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Shoaib Malik becomes first Asian batter to amass 11000 runs in T20 cricket

Cricket | Oct 07, 2021, 06:10 PM IST

Batting for Central Punjab in the National T20 Cup, Malik completed the feat en route to his 24-ball 26 in Lahore.

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Pakistan players selected on basis on connections: Shoaib Malik

Cricket | May 15, 2021, 09:08 PM IST

Malik's comments come in the wake of the PCB selection committee reportedly ignoring captain Babar Azam's suggestions on the selection of players for the recently-concluded Test series in Zimbabwe that Pakistan won 2-0 in Harare.

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Have no plans to retire now because I am fit, says Shoaib Malik

Cricket | Apr 30, 2021, 10:41 PM IST

The veteran all-rounder has played in 35 Tests, 287 one-day internationals and 116 T20 internationals for his country.

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Watch: Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik survives car crash

Cricket | Jan 11, 2021, 08:54 AM IST

Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik escaped unhurt after a car crash in Lahore on Sunday night. The accident happened after the cricketer attended the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Player Draft 2021.

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Sachin Tendulkar, Indian sports stars welcome 2021 with full of hope and positivity

Cricket | Jan 01, 2021, 12:13 PM IST

After a year marred with COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian sports fraternity is optimistic that a happy 2021 is in the reckoning.

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No communication from selectors: Shoaib Malik on being dropped from Pakistan's tour of New Zealand

Cricket | Dec 02, 2020, 07:25 PM IST

Last month, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced a combined squad for the tour of New Zealand.

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Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir to receive match fees in 'A' category

Cricket | Nov 21, 2020, 04:09 PM IST

The quartet has been informed that since they don't have central contracts they will now receive match fees in the 'A' category which they were previously being paid in the 'C' category.

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Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir left out of Pakistan's upcoming tour of New Zealand

Cricket | Nov 11, 2020, 06:03 PM IST

The Pakistan Cricket Board announced a combined squad, which includes players for the senior team and Shaheen's side. It did not specify which player belongs to which squad.

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Shoaib Malik left out of Pakistan squad for Zimbabwe series

Cricket | Oct 19, 2020, 03:04 PM IST

Malik, who was player of the final in National T20 Cup on Sunday evening, has made way for Abdullah Shafiq, while Rohail Nazir has been named as Mohammad Rizwan's back-up wicketkeeper

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'We are chatting and he said..': Malik recalls heartwarming moment with Yuvraj post CT'17 final

Cricket | Jun 22, 2020, 06:10 PM IST

Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik recalled a touching moment with Yuvraj Singh after the 2017 Champions Trophy final.

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World cricket badly needs India-Pakistan rivalry to resume, says Shoaib Malik

Cricket | Jun 22, 2020, 03:16 PM IST

The two Asian neighbours have not played a full-series since 2007 due to political tensions between the two nations. They only play each other in ICC events and Asia Cup.

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Pakistan have a very good chance of winning T20 World Cup: Shoaib Malik

Cricket | Jun 21, 2020, 06:01 PM IST

Shoaib, who won the trophy once in 2009, stated Pakistan have a very good bowling attack and that is why they will be one of the top contenders at the tournament.

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Shoaib Malik to meet wife Sania Mirza and kid before joining Pakistan squad in England

Cricket | Jun 20, 2020, 01:01 PM IST

The PCB granted permission to Shoaib Malik to meet his wife Sania Mirza and son Izhaan before joining the Pakistan squad for the tour to England.

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Who's better than Steve Smith at playing spin? Yuzvendra Chahal makes his pick

Cricket | Apr 29, 2020, 04:07 PM IST

Chahal however did keep his teammates Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli at the top of the list while not specifying the positions. 

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Sania Mirza celebrates 10th anniversary with husband Shoaib Malik

Tennis | Apr 12, 2020, 09:49 PM IST

Sania shared a couple of pictures with her husband Shoaib on social media and wished him a "Happy Anniversary".

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Shoaib Malik and Ramiz Raja engage in war of words after retirement remark

Cricket | Apr 09, 2020, 07:07 PM IST

Malik and Mohammad Hafeez apparently took offence to a recent interview where Ramiz advised the two senior cricketers to retire gracefully for International cricket.

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Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik should retire gracefully: Ramiz Raja

Cricket | Apr 06, 2020, 06:06 PM IST

Former Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja has said that the team's veteran duo, Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik should retire from international cricket.

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