Personal Information About Mohammad Asif
|D.O.B:-||20 December 1982|
|Place of Birth:-||Sheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Height:-||6 Feet 4 Inches|
|Profession:-||Pakistani Cricketer (Fast Bowler)|
|Style of Batting:-||Left Handed Batsman|
|Style of Bowling:-||Right arm fast medium|
Mohammad Asif Major Teams: Pakistan, Khan Research Labs, Asia XI, Lahore Division, Delhi Daredevils, National Bank of Pakistan, Leicestershire, Sialkot Cricket Association, Sheikhupura Cricket Association.
|Mohammad Asif Family Info|
|Father Name:-||Not Known|
|Mother Name:-||Not Known|
|Brother Name:-||Not Known|
|Sister Name:-||Not Known|
|Mohammad Asif Wife/Partner:-||Sana Hilal (m. 2010)|
|Mohammad Asif Net Worth:-||Not Known|
Mohammad Asif is one of the most talented and smart blowers of Pakistan Cricket team. He was born in Sheikhupura and belongs to Gujjar Family. Asif is one of the most controversial Pakistani cricketers of the last decade. Asif has the ability to seam the ball both ways at will and he is one of the top bowlers in the world. Here is the Mohammad Asif Biography, Career, Facts, Family, Net worth for the cricket lovers.
Mohammad Asif Childhood and Family
Mohammad Asif was born on 20 December 1982 in Sheikhupur, Punjab, Pakistan. He has belonged to Gujjar family in Sheikhupura. His father name is Hassan Deen. Asif loves to play cricket and in childhood, he was the street cricketer, he played as the fast bowler.
Mohammad Asif Domestic Career
Mohammad Asif played a lot of domestic cricket for the several domestic teams. He was superb in his domestic career. Asif has played first-class cricket for the NBP, Khan Research Labs, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Quetta, and Leicestershire. And Asif fixed his position in the team by his great performances in the domestic matches.
Mohammad Asif International Cricket Career
When one looks at the Mohammad Asif career, it is fascinating and tragic, fascinating because he possessed outstanding skill with the ball and tragic because he was involved in several off-field controversies. Mohammad Asif was not blessed with pace but he had great accuracy which gave him a potent force. He has the ability to swing the ball both position in the air of the wicket, Asif was another great bowler who came out of Pakistan’s long assembly queue of producing fast bowlers, until controversies demolished or destroyed him.
Mohammad Asif impressed everyone by his performance in the domestic career, he was tracked by Pakistani cricket team for the test match. Mohammad Asif made his test debut against Australia in January 2005. In this test match at Sydney, Asif performance wasn’t good, in 18 fruitless overs, Asif gave 72 runs without taking any single wicket. Asif was dropped from the team.
Just after one year in January 2006 Asif again listed in the squad for the home tour against India. In the second test match between India and Pakistan, Asif bowled 34 overs and he took the wicket of Yuvraj Singh. In the 3 rd test match which was playing in Karachi, Asif gave the good performance and he established him as a force to be reckoned with. Asif dismantled the Indian top batting order ruthlessly and took seven wickets in the 3 rd test match and Pakistan won this test match. Asif was proven a match winner player.
In the second test match against Sri Lanka which was held in Kandy, Mohammad Asif is at his lethal best and he took 5 wicket haul and his ten-wicket haul in Tests as Pakistan clinch a series win over Sri Lanka. A tour to South Africa in 2007, Asif put in some fine performances for his team, in this tour Asif was the chief destroyer as he took 19 wickets in just three Test matches with a wonderful average of 18.
In 2009-10 Pakistan tour to New Zealand and Australia, Asif was in sublime form as he took 32 wickets in the six tests matches. In 2010 during Pakistan’s tour to England Asif took his 100th wicket in just his 20th Test and he set for greater glory until the calamity at Lords in the month o September. After the news about spot-fixing, in an investigation, Asif along with his team-mates Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir were accused of spot-fixing.
Mohammad Asif was charged for bowling pre-planned deliberates no balls. In 2011 February, Asif was convicted at Southwark Crown Court for the conspiracy about cheat at gambling and also the conspiracy to accept the corrupt payments. Mohammad Asif was sentenced to 1 year in prison and also banned from the spot for the 7 years. Asif appealed unsuccessfully to minimize the years of suspension in the court but it was rejected in April 2013, Asif went on to admit that he was involved in the spot-fixing in 2013 August.
On 19 August 2015, the ICC suspended its past orders and allowed Mohammad Asif to play all formats of the matches, effective as of 2 September 2015. After the ban, Asif played his first match for the Water and Development Authority in the 3 rd round of Quaid-e- Azam Trophy 2016-17 in October 2016.
Mohammad Asif in IPL
Asif joined the Indian Premier League in August 2007, Asif was subsequently drafted by the franchise Delhi Daredevils for the US $650,000.
Mohammad Asif and Veena Malik controversy
Mohammad Asif faced a problem after showing his pictures with Pakistani model and actress Veena Malik, according to the news through the media and Public in Pakistan that Mohammad Asif had married with Veena Malik in a private ceremony in London on 28th May 2009. However the actress Veena Malik denied about the news of the marriage, she said that the marriage had not taken place.
Veena Malik filed a complaint against Mohammad Asif in April 2010, she said that Asif threatened to harm her if she did not stop pursuing her demand that Asif returns the loan of around Rs 14 million that he had taken from her. Veena Malik served a legal notice on Mohammad Asif, after 2 cheques Asif gave her to settle the outstanding amount were bounced.
Mohammad Asif Personal Life
On 2nd March 2010, Mohammad Asif announced his engagement with Sana Hilal in Lahore. On October 1 st 2010 Mohammad Asif married with Sania Hilal. Sana did masters and she belonged to Karachi. Asif’s marriage is love but in this marriage, their parents wish also include. On his wedding time, Mohammad Asif was stated that he hoped that the marriage would change his life in a positive way. In the wedding ceremony of Mohammad Asif lot of cricketers and other celebrities were attended the party. The couple looked very happy on their wedding moment.
Mohammad Asif Film Career
Mohammad Asif got the chance to act on Bollywood movie, in 2010 he was signed for his first acting role for a Bollywood film, but he could not act on that movie and he was dropped from the movie due to the allegations against him. Md Asif then replaced by the Abbas Hasan a Canadian actor, the movie was directed by the Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri.
Drug-Related Issues of Mohammad Asif
Pakistan fast medium bowler Mohammad Asif and fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar formed a lethal with the new ball. But off the field, both cricketers got into trouble due to the disciplinary and substance abuse related problem. In 2006 both cricketers tested positive for Nandrolone that is the banned substance, both of them were sent to home from the Champions Trophy which was held in India. Later in 2008, Asif was arrested at the airport of the Dubai for allegedly carrying a small quantity of opium in his luggage. Mohammad Asif was deported to his country Pakistan and the case against him was dropped.