Zaheer Khan HBD: Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan is celebrating his 44th birthday today. Zaheer Khan, who made his debut in the Indian team in the year 2000, has left a different impression with his bowling. This left-arm bowler has made good batsmen dance on his balls. From speed, swing and accurate line length, Zaheer Khan had almost everything.
He was called a complete bowler of the Indian team. He has taken a total of 610 wickets in international cricket. Zaheer has wreaked havoc on a few left-handed batsmen in his international career. Let’s know. How many times has he got the left hander out?
1 Graeme Smith
Former South African batsman Graeme Smith often became a victim of Zaheer Khan. Zaheer Khan has sent this left-handed batsman to the pavilion a total of 14 times. Graeme Smith was a great batsman of his era. He has played a total of 117 Test matches, 197 ODI matches and 33 T20 International matches in his international career.
2 Kumar Sangakkara
Former Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been dismissed by Zaheer Khan a total of 11 times in his career. Sangakkara was a well-known batsman of his era. In international cricket, he has scored 63 centuries, including 38 in Test cricket and 25 in ODI cricket.
3 Sanath Jayasuriya
Former Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya was known for his power hitting. However, he often appeared weak in front of Zaheer Khan. Zaheer has sent Sanath Jayasuriya back to the pavilion by dismissing him a total of 10 times in his career. Jayasuriya has played a total of 110 Test matches, 445 ODIs and 31 T20 Internationals in his career.
4 Matthew Hayden
Zaheer Khan has dismissed former right-handed Australian batsman Matthew Hayden a total of 10 times in his career. Hayden has scored a total of 40 international centuries in his career. He has scored 30 centuries in Test cricket and 10 centuries in ODI cricket.
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