All About Shahrukh Khan And His Cricket Career

Shahrukh Khan is an Indian cricketer who was born on 27th May 1995. Shahrukh Khan plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic Cricket and Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League. He is known to be a power hitter in his domestic circuit. 

As he is a kind of a batter who likes to play his shots, he bats in the middle order and has the responsibility of finishing games for his teams. So his cricketing abilities are primarily suitable for white-ball Cricket, especially T20 Cricket. Shahrukh Khan has shown his heroics in Indian domestic cricket over the last few years, which gave him very handsome IPL contracts, but he is yet to make his debut for an Indian cricket team.

The kind of Excitement revolves around his name because his name comes from a famous Bollywood star. It won’t be wrong to say that he has shown promise at different age groups in his cricketing journey, especially for Tamil Nadu. He was destined to play at the most significant stages as well. He started his cricket career when he first participated in an under-12 cricket tournament. Later, in 2007 he began playing for Tamil Nadu under-13 until 2008.

His journey kept on progressing. In 2009 he became a part of the Under-16 state team. In October 2011, he debuted for Tamil Nadu under 19 cricket team.

He Is known to be a prosperous talent for Indian Cricket in the coming years, especially for T20 Cricket, because his domestic track record in the T20 format is impressive.

 The most awe-inspiring thing about his cricketing credentials is his strike rate and his ability to play at a rapid rate. We all know that strike rate is the demand of modern-day Cricket, and the Indian cricket team is always looking for options in the middle order for T20i. The guy that could play small little cameos at a healthy strike rate later down the order.

If Shahrukh Khan keeps on pushing himself harder, keeps on improving his game, focusing himself on covering the hard yards, that time isn’t far away when he will represent the Indian cricket team in limited-overs Cricket.

Personal Information About Shahrukh Khan

Full nameMasood Shahrukh Khan
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSt. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Zodiac SignGemini
HobbiesLikes watching volley ball
Marital StatusUnmarried
T20i DebutNot yet
ODI debutNot yet
Batting styleRight handed bat
Bowling styleRight- arm off break
Height187cm approx.
Weight69 kg
Hair color  Black
Eye colorBlack

 Family Background of Shahrukh Khan:

His father’s name is Masood Khan, and the name of his mother is Lubna Khan, his younger brother’s name is Akram Khan. He is unmarried now; he was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and he completed his early education at St Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. The younger brother of Shahrukh Khan Played some cricket at the local level. He played for LycaKovai Kings, Ruby Kamchi Warriors, and Madurai Super Giant in Tamil Nadu Premier League.

All format Career of Shahrukh Khan:

 Domestic career Shahrukh khan:

Shahrukh Khan made his list A debut on 27 February 2014 for Tamil Nadu in the 2013-14 Vijay Hazare trophy.He got his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy on 6 December 2018.He has represented Tamil Nadu throughout different Seasons that also won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 202.

He had an excellent contribution in the quarter-final of that tournament, where he smashed 40 from 19 balls versus Himachal Pradesh. So far, he has played 25 List A matches in his career, scored 484 runs at an average of 44, and the most notable thing about his stats is his strike rate which is 110.75, absolutely brilliant.

 Talking about his T20 domestic career, he played his first T20 game for Tamil Nadu against Goa at Visakhapatnam from 1 April 2014. He had a pretty decent outing in his first appearance scoring a fantastic cameo of 21 runs from 8 balls.

 He has featured in 31 T20 matches up till now and scored 293 runs in 23 innings, and his batting strike-rate which the talk of The Town is 131.39, which is very good for a middle-order batter.

IPL career of Shahrukh Khan:

We have discussed this before that for any local Indian talent to rise and flourish their cricketing abilities to the next level and get the selectors’ attention. It has to be the performance in IPL as we know that IPL by far is the best League in the world and not only for locals but also for foreigners.

 It impacts everyone, and the players’ performances in IPL matter and are discussed a lot. IPL provides the platform to perform and execute your cricketing skills to the best of your potential. Shahrukh Khan has also been blessed after a handful of domestic performances. He got selected in the IPL. Though his IPL career is yet to flourish, his performances here have not been as good as what he has done in domestic Cricket.

Because of his domestic Cricket performance, it has been seen that he has bagged some serious IPL amounts in the form of contracts from Punjab Kings. In the last year of IPL 2021, they picked him for 5.25 crores, and for this year 2022, it has gone to 9. crores which are enormous for a local uncapped player.

He made his IPL debut on 12 April 2021 for Punjab Kings. Chris Gayle gave him his maiden IPL cap. His first outing in the IPL had six runs from 4 balls that were unbeaten.

 The amount of money that he has got from the Punjab king has indicated that they have trusted his ability, with the IPL starting in a few daystime Punjab king will be hoping that he delivers for them in the middle order and finishes the game. The way he has done in domestic Cricket, a side led by new captain Mayank Agarwal will have high hopes from this young uncapped Indian player.

IPL stats has 11 matches with ten innings where he has scores153 runs with 47 his highest at an average of 21 with a strike rate of 134.21. These are not extraordinary numbers, but he has not played enough matches as well. There is a hope that he will replicate his domestic performances in IPL too and could make his name for Indian Cricket in the future.

 Achievements of Shahrukh Khan:

1) He won the best all-rounder award of the 2012 junior Chennai Super Kings tournament.

2) He scored 624 runs and took 18 wickets in the Cooch Behar trophy.

3) He has got back to back consecutive massive IPL contracts from Punjab Kings 5.25 crores in 2021 and 9 crores for 2022 IPL.

 The net worth of Shahrukh Khan:

The net worth of Shahrukh Khan is around 20 crore Indian rupees. The massive contribution of his net worth has come from IPL contracts, the last two contracts that he has earned in IPL, and a little bit of brand endorsement. He also earns from his club, for which he plays domestic Cricket. He has got a beautiful luxurious house and a Hyundai car too.

Social Media handles of Shahrukh khan:

He has 114k followers on Instagram and 17.1k followers on Twitter.

It is seen that his Instagram following is more than his Twitter following.


  1. Does Shah Rukh Khan play cricket?

Shahrukh Khan (born 27 May 1995) is an Indian cricketer. He plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and for the Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Which is ShahRukh Khan’s IPL team?

Punjab Kings

  • Is Shah Rukh Khan a batsman?

Named after a popular Bollywood star, Shahrukh is a right-hand batsman and occasional right-arm off-spinner.