Masood Shahrukh Khan is an Indian cricketer who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and for Punjab Kings in Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a right-hand batsman and occasional right-arm off spinner. However, in 2016, Khan faced his first setback when he was neglected for the U-19 World Cup despite performing wonderfully in the Cooch Behar Trophy by smashing 624 runs and taking 18 wickets.
|Full Name||Shahrukh Khan|
|Nickname||Not yet discovered|
Shahrukh is 6ft. 6” inches tall and 69 kg in weight. His eye and hair color are black. Also, he does not have any tattoo on his body.
|Height||6ft. 6” (187cm)|
|Shoe Size||8 UK|
|Body measurements||Chest: N/A Waist: N/A Biceps: N/A|
Khan is 26 years old and was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His zodiac sign is Gemini and he follows Islam as his religion. He completed his schooling from St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai.
|Date of Birth||May 27, 1995|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Educational Qualification||12th passed|
|School||St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
Salad Days of Shahrukh
Shahrukh started his career by participating in an Under-12 cricket tournament. Later, in 2007, he began playing for Tamil Nadu in U-13 matches till 2008. In November 2009, he became a part of the U-16s state team. He made his U-19 debut in October 2011 for Tamil Nadu cricket team. In 2016, Khan faced his first setback as he was neglected for the U-19 World Cup despite performing wonderfully in the Cooch Behar Trophy by smashing 624 runs and taking 18 wickets. He joined U-23s team in February 2013. Khan faced many ups and downs in his life.
Also Read: IPL 2021: Who Is Shahrukh Khan, Early Life, Age, Playing Style, Punjab Kings Contract, Stats ?
|Bowler||Zaheer Khan and Brett Lee|
|Cricket Ground||M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|TV Show||Not known|
Sharukh’s father Masood was a cricketer who had played some league cricketer. His mother Lubna Khan is a homemaker. Also, he has a brother Akram Khan who is also a cricketer.
|Father Name||Masood Khan|
|Mother Name||Lubna Khan|
|Wife/Girlfriend||Not revealed yet|
Shahrukh started his List-A career for Tamil Nadu by playing against Vidarbha in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. So far, Khan has played 25 List-A matches in his career, scoring 484 runs at an average of 44. It is pertinent to note that the rising star from Tamil Nadu has batted in List-A cricket at an excellent strike rate of 110.75. In the same year he made his T-20 debut against Goa in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy by hitting a six when five runs were required. In 2018, he made his first-class debut against Kerala at Chennai. He scored 92 runs in the first innings and 34 runs in the second innings.
|Jersey Number||35 (in IPL)|
|Batting Style||Right-handed batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm offbreak|
|First Class Debut||Tamil Nadu vs Kerela at Chennai (in 2018)|
|List A debut||Goa vs Tamil Nadu at Alur (in 2014)|
|International Debut||Test: – ODI: – T20I: –|
|Domestic Team||Tamil Nadu|
|Major Teams||Tamil Nadu Punjab Kings|
|T-20 Debut||Goa vs Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam (in 2014)|
|Likes to Play Against||N/A|
- Khan’s maternal aunt is a big fan of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and forced the batsman’s parents to name him after the actor. In the past, Shahrukh has admitted that his name has invited some nasty sledges on the cricket field.
- He might be named after his famous Bollywood namesake but his favorite actor is none other than Rajinikanth.
- He comes from a family of cricketers. .. Unlike Shahrukh, his father could not make it big in the game but played league cricket in Chennai. Akram has also played league cricket in the city.
- Khan grabbed the headlines very early in his life. In 2012, he impressed in the inaugural edition of the junior Chennai Super Kings tournament, a talent hunt event conducted by the three-time IPL winners. He was adjudged the best all-rounder of the tournament.
- Shahrukh had to struggle very hard for his debut in Ranji Trophy. He earned his maiden call-up for the Ranji Trophy in 2014-15 season but had to wait for four years for his debut in first-class cricket. And it was a debut to remember. He walked out to bat when Tamil Nadu were reeling at 81 for 5 against Kerala and helped them reach 268 by playing an unbeaten knock of 92. Tamil Nadu went on to win the game by 151 runs.
- Before the auction for IPL 2020, Shahrukh Khan had attended a Mumbai Indians trial but had failed to impress. To make matters worse, he injured a finger as his dreams of playing the IPL was delayed further.
- After doing well in age-group cricket, domestic cricket and Tamil Nadu Premier League, Shahrukh was expecting an IPL call in 2020. However, he failed to find a single bidder in the auction as he remained unsold.
|Cars Collection||Not Known|
|Bikes Collection||Not Known|
|Salary||Not yet revealed|
|IPL Salary||9 Crores|
|Net Worth||1 million|
The salary of Shahrukh Khan in IPL is has gradually increased from 2021 as Punjab Kings bought Shahrukh Khan for 9 crores which is quite astonishing as the franchises most of the times do not prefer to buy uncapped players at such high costs. But here SRK becomes the first most expensive uncapped player of this auction. CSK was the first one to bid at him. Later, KKR and PBKS also enters the bidding war and eventually PBKS bought the young and amazing player.
|Address||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Facebook Page||Not known|
|International Award||Not yet played any international match|
IPL Performance of Sharukh:
After being ignored at the 2020 IPL auction, the 26-year-old from Chennai was signed by the Punjab Kings for ₹5.25 crore in the 2021 auction. He played 11 matches in the following edition and averaged 21.85 at a strike-rate of 134.21. He got his side over the line in a close chase against Kolkata Knight Riders with an unbeaten 22 off just nine deliveries. Against Chennai Super Kings, he displayed another side to his game, when he helped Punjab Kings to 106 for 8 from 26 for 5 with 47 off 36. Shahrukh has put his base price at ₹20 lakh for the 2022 mega IPL auction.
Q.1 What is the age of Shahrukh Khan?
Ans. 26 years.
Q.2 In 2021 IPL, Shahrukh played for which team?
Ans. Punjab Kings.
Q.3 Khan played for which team in Ranji Trophy?
Ans. Tamil Nadu
Q.4 Where is SRK from?
Ans. He is from Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Q.5 What is his Jersey No. in IPL?