5 things you didn’t know about Zak !!

Published 10/07/2014, 12:50 PM EDT


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Essentially Sports wishes Zaheer Khan(Zak) on his 36 birthday for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cricket. The left arm seamer is the second-most successful seamer for india only after Kapil Dev. ES brings you an insight on the unknown side of ZAK.                                                                                                        

1- Zaheer took ten wickets against Somerset on his english county debut. In doing so he became the first Worcestershire player to take 10 wickets on debut for over 100 years.

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4- Earlier, Zaheer held the world record for the highest Test score by a number 11 when he scored 75 against Bangladesh in 2004. At the time he was batting with Sachin Tendulkar; the pair amassed 133 runs, a new record for India’s tenth-wicket. This record was broken by Tino Best of the West Indies in 2012. Now Ashton Agar of Australia holds that record.

5- Zaheer was in a relationship with dancer and actress Isha Sharvani for 8 years.

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