Cricketer Shahrukh Khan Biography, Age, Height, Family, IPL & Facts

Shahrukh Khan Biography – The next ‘superstar’ cricketer from Tamil Nadu! 

Family of cricketer Shahrukh Khan:

Shahrukh Khan is a right-hand batsman born on May 27, 1995, in Tamil Nadu, India. His father, Masood Khan, was also a cricketer who had played some league cricket in Chennai. His mother, Lubna Khan, is a homemaker.

He has a brother named Akram Khan, who is also a cricketer.

Education –

He did his schooling at St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai.

Cricketer Shahrukh’s Biography:

Cricketer Shahrukh's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameMasood Shahrukh Khan
NicknameNot known
Date of BirthMay 27, 1995
Age28 years 11 months (in May, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSt. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai.
Physical Stats:
Height6ft. 2” 
(1.87 m)
(187 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships:
Masood Khan
MotherLubna Khan
SiblingsAkram Khan (younger brother)
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendNot known
Playing RoleBatsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm offbreak
Major TeamsTamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Under-22s, Tamil Nadu Under-16s, Tamil Nadu Under-19s, Lyca Kovai Kings, Ruby Kanchi Warriors, Madurai Super Giant, Punjab Kings
Test Debut
ODI Debut
T20I Debut-
First-Class DebutTamil Nadu vs Kerala at Chennai (December 6, 2018)
List-A DebutGoa vs Tamil Nadu at Alur (February 27, 2014)
T-20 DebutGoa vs Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam (April 1, 2014)

Cricket Career of Shahrukh:

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-13s till the year 2008.

In November 2009, he became a part of the under-16s state team. And in October 2011, he made his debut for the Tamil Nadu under-19s cricket team.


Then in February 2013, he joined the under-23s team.

The next year, in 2014, he started his List A career for Tamil Nadu by first playing against Vidarbha in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He scored six runs in the match, including one four.

The same year, in April, he made his T20 debut against Goa in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where he scored not out 21 runs in just eight balls.

In 2021, Khan helped Tamil Nadu win Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy by hitting a last-ball six when five runs were required. Before that, Narayan Jagadeesan scored 41 off 46 balls.


On December 06, 2018, Shahrukh Khan finally made his first-class debut. He scored 92* runs in the first innings and 34 runs in the second innings. It was a fantastic debut for him. Also, T Natarajan‘s eight wickets helped Tamil Nadu to win that match.

IPL Career:

Before IPL 2020, Mumbai Indians called him for IPL trials, but he couldn’t impress the selectors. Also, at the auction, no franchisee showed interest in him.

However, Punjab Kings (PBKS) later bought him at the auction for Rs. 5.25 crores, ahead of the IPL 2021. He made his debut for PBKS on April 12, 2021. He scored 6* runs on his IPL debut.

Later, PBKS picked Shahrukh again at the auction for nine crore INR for IPL 2022.

Facts about cricketer Shahrukh Khan:

  • He is named after the Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan.
  • His aunt insisted his parents call him Shahrukh, as she’s a great fan of SRK.
  • He won the Best Allrounder Award of the 2012 Junior Chennai Super Kings Tournament.


  • His favorite actor is South Indian superstar Rajnikanth.
  • He admires cricketers like Kane Williamson and Inzamam-ul-Haq.
  • He had played for Ruby Kanchi Warriors and Kovai Kings in the TNPL.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: What is the age of Shahrukh?

Ans: 28 years 11 months (in May, 2024)

Q2: What is the height of cricketer Shahrukh Khan?

Ans: 6ft. 2”  (1.87 m or 187 cm)

Q3: Who is the wife of cricketer Shahrukh Khan?

Ans: Not known

Q5: What is the jersey number of Shahrukh Khan?

Ans:  Jersey no. 35

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