Zaheer Khan – One of the Rare fast bowler for India !

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Indian left arm fast bowler zaheer khan announces his retirement from International cricket. He will play his last IPL next year.

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I bid adieu to my career in international cricket. I look forward to signing off with IPL 9. #ZaksNewBeginning pic.twitter.com/FLpaokbLy1

— zaheer  (@ImZaheer) October 15, 2015


Zaheer Khan known for his reverse swinging bowling. He took 610 international wickets in his career. His final Test was against New Zealand in Wellington early last year. His last ODI was more than three years ago, against Sri Lanka in Pallekele. He ends his international career with 92 Tests, 200 ODIs and 17 T20Is to his name.



Here is the impressive scorecard

Zaheer Khan Records
Zaheer Khan Records

Some amazing fact about Zaheer Khan

    • He was honoured with Arjuna Award  
    • His Nick name Zak
    • he is the only player to be the highest wicket-taker for his team. He took highest wickets in 3 consecutive ODI WCs – 2003, 2007, 2011
    • He took south African opener Grame Smith’s wicket 14 times.
    • He gave 23 runs in his first over of 2003 world cup final !! (only bad performance I remembered ) 
    • It was very easy to take left handed openers wicket for zaheer


Will miss this “Khan”,  India don’t have any equivalent left arm fast bowlers. 

#Zak

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