Mohammad Azharuddin – Age, Height, Girlfriend, Career Info, Family, and More

Mohammad Azharuddin (born 22 March 1994) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Kerala in Domestic Cricket and plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.

Full NameMohammad Azharuddin
NicknameMohammad Azharuddin
Date of Birth22 March 1994
Mohammad Azharuddin Age30 years
Birth PlaceThalangara, Kerala
Playing RoleWK-Batsman
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Physical Stats & More 
Mohammad Azharuddin Height (approx)178 cm
1.78 m
5’ 10” Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info 
TeamsKerala, Royal Challengers Bangalore
DebutFirst Class Debut:
Kerala vs Goa at Porvorim on November 15, 2015

List A Debut:
Haryana vs Kerala at Alur on December 10, 2015

T20 Debut:
Jammu and Kashmir vs Kerala at Kochi on January 02, 2016
Career Turning PointHis innings of 137 runs against Mumbai in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy can be regarded as his career turning point
Jersey Number14 (Domestic)
Coach/MentorSimon Katich(IPL)
Personal Life 
Zodiac signAries
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather – Name not known
Mother –
Name not known
Siblings –
brothers: 8
Girlfriend/WifeNot Known
HobbiesTraveling and Reading
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersMohammad Azharuddin, Virat Kohli
Mohammad Azharuddin Profile

Domestic Career

Mohammad Azharuddin is regarded as one of the most talented emerging players in the country. The wicket-keeper batsman made his first-class debut for his state team Kerala against Goa on November 15, 2015. He scored 31 runs in the match and played his part in the team’s victory. He has scored 959 runs from his 22 first-class games so far.

Later, in the same year, Azharuddin also made his List-A debut for Kerala against Haryana on December 6, 2015. He played a decent knock of 32 runs on his debut. Azharuddin has played 30 List-A games so far and has scored 585 runs at an average of 25.43. He is yet to score a hundred in this format.

After his impressive show in first-class and List-A cricket, he made his T20 debut for Kerala against Jammu and Kashmir on January 2, 2016. He managed to score just 14 runs on his debut. 

Mohammad Azharuddin came into the limelight after his brilliant hundred against Mumbai in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His innings of 137 runs were praised by all. He also received appreciation from great players like Suresh Raina and Virender Sehwag.

He has totally scored 451 runs from his 24 T20 games which also includes a brilliant century against Mumbai. Azharuddin’s impressive performances in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy also earned him an IPL contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the 2021 IPL season.

His skills with the gloves and bat also make him a bright prospect for the national team.

IPL Career

After his impressive stint in the 2020-21 domestic season, Azharuddin was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2021 IPL season for his base price of 20 lakhs.

Azharuddin is yet to make his IPL debut but he will surely play a crucial role in the coming years of the competition. His ability both with the gloves and bat will make him a hot pick in the mega auction.

Lesser Known Facts About Mohammad Azharuddin

  • Mohammad Azharuddin has seven elder brothers and he is the youngest
  • He considers Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli as his role model
  • His big brother was a huge fan of former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin and hence, he convinced his parents to name him Azharuddin
  • Azharuddin started playing cricket at the age of 11 and represented his state in the Ranji Trophy when he was 21.
  • He was also awarded as the best wicket-keeper batsman by Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) for 3 consecutive years
  • Azharuddin came into the limelight after his brilliant hundred against Mumbai in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  • He was picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2021 IPL season for his base price of Rs 20 lakhs.

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