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Mohammad Azharuddin Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 8, 2019

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Short Biography

Mohammad Azharuddin was born on 8th February 1963 Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, India. He was a former Indian Cricketer and a Politician. He served as the captain of the Indian Cricket team during the 1990s. He is best known for his wristy strokes on the leg side. 

Other Name: Azhar, Azzu, Ajju
Other Professions: Politician
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Mohammad Azharuddin Complete Bio & Career

Azhar began his international career with a boom by cracking three centuries in each of his first three tests. Azhar was referred to as a batting maestro and his wristy strokes heralded a lot of buzzes. He took 156 catches in ODIs and was a world record then. He was till then the most successful Indian captain and had won 103 ODIs and 14 test matches during his tenure as a captain. He used to be at his prolific best when he played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, he slammed 5 tons in 7 tests that he played there. In his illustrious career, he was also named the Wisden Cricketer of the Year Award in 1991.

The final phase of his cricket career was definitely not how he wished he should have ended. His career ended in disgrace after being accused of match-fixing. He was finally freed of all charges levied against him in 2012. He was one of the few batsmen who has slammed centuries in the first and last test of their career.

He joined politics and also won the 2009 Lok Sabha election from Moradabad Constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

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Honours & Awards

Arjuna Award National Sports Award 1986 Cricket

Mohammad Azharuddin Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Mohammad AzizuddinYousuf Sultana. He was married to Naureen from 1987 to 1996 and has two sons named Mohammad Ayazuddin & Mohammad Asaduddin. He later divorced his 1st wife Naureen and married former Miss India and Actress, Sangeeta Bijlani. He and Sangeeta Bijlani divorced in 2010.

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Mohammad Azharuddin Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

57 years, 9 months, 21 days old age Mohammad Azharuddin will turn 58 on 08 February, 2021. Only 2 months, 9 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Mohammad Azharuddin has celebrated the total number of 57 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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