Pakistan National cricket team is administrated by the Pakistan Cricket Board. This team nominates the nation in the matches of International Cricket Council. This team has won the world cup championship in 1992. Pakistan cricket team has won the 2009 ICC World Twenty. Pakistani team has also defeated the Indian team in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.
Overview of Pakistan Cricket Team
Pakistan cricket team has played 902 ODIs, 419 test matches and plays the ICC Worldcup after every 4 years. The players of the cricket team are well-trained and suffer from marvelous qualities. Still, the position of the team is not very strong, especially in the Worldcup series.
Terrorism also became the reason why the International teams stopped visiting Pakistan. In 2009 terrorists had been attacking the Sri Lanka national cricket team and due to these security reasons most of the home matches of the team are held in the United Arab Emirates.
After the Independence Cricket remained the most popular players in the country. On 18 July 1952 Imperial Cricket Council gave Pakistan the Test match status at Lord’s in England. The first captain of the Pakistani cricket team was Abdul Hafeez Kardar.
As the 2019 ICC Worldcup is around the corner and Pakistan is playing the part in this Worldcup as well. Like always people are much curious that either Pakistan cricket team will win the championship trophy of the ICC Worldcup this time or not. Yeah, this question is most annoying as well on the other side because the Pakistani team is unpredictable. The players of the team are extremely hard-working and have the ability to turn the match at the last moments. Let’s have a quick review of the biography of the players of Pakistan Cricket team.
Pakistani Team Players Biography
Sarfraz Ahmad is the current captain of the Pakistani cricket team. He was born on 22 May 1987. Sarfraz remained the Pakistani T20 International Captain in 2016 ICC World T20 in India. He became the 32nd test captain of the Pakistani cricket team.
Under his Captaincy, Pakistan won the Champions Trophy in June 2017. Sarfraz Ahmad is the youngest cricketer in the history of Pakistani cricket that was awarded by Sitara-e-Imtiaz. Under his captaincy, Pakistan has won many test matches.
No doubt he is a great champion but sees will Sarfraz be able to make Pakistani team win the 2019 Worldcup or not. In the Pakistan Super league Sarfraz leads the Quetta Gladiators but unfortunately, the team couldn’t win two successive times under his captaincy.
He was born in Mardan and a former Pakistan Navy Sailor. He plays for the Pakistan cricket team as the batsman. He is one of the fastest batsmen of the team and has the ability to score 1000 runs in ODIs. He made excellent scores in the T20 International Debut for Pakistan against the West Indies in 2017.
He made wonderful ODI centuries in 2017 ICC Champions Trophy and was awarded the Man of the Match. He has the highest ODI for the Pakistani team since 2009.
Imam ul Haq
Imam ul Haq is the Pakistani International Cricketer who is the second batsman for Pakistan. He has the ability to put the ODI debut in series and makes highest scores for the team. In 2018, he and Fakhar made the highest partnership ODI in the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe.
Babar Azam is the International Cricket Player who plays for Pakistan in all the three formats. He is a very good batsman and has the ability to score 1000 runs in just 26 innings. He has played as the batsman of the Pakistani Cricket Team in the series of T20 matches. Also, he had made a good career in PSL and will take part in the Worldcup 2019 as the batsman of the team.
Shoaib Malik is the Pakistani International Cricketer who has the record of making highest scores with the best balling figure ever. He played in the Worldcup series, T20, ODI, and PSL.
Mohammad Hafeez has remained the battling opener of the Pakistani cricket team. He has ranked as the top all-rounder by ICC player rankings in the T20 format.
He is the left-hand middle over batsman. He has crossed the 1000 runs in the test match against England which was held in UAE.
Faheem Ashraf is the International Pakistani Cricketer who makes high runs in the ODI wickets. He has made excellent scores in the One-day International and T20 International. In July 2018 PCB has named him the emerging player of the year.
He is the Pakistani cricket player who has much fame for his limited overs squad. He has given out-breaking records in One day International and T20 International against different countries.
He is a left-arm fast bowler who opens the bowling in all the three formats of cricket. He has the ability to bowl regularly at 145-150 kph.
He is the fastest bowler and had taken 50 wickets in ODI. He was awarded by PCB’s Emerging player of the year, ICC World ODI XI and PCB’s ODI player of the year.
Rumman Raees is the Pakistani cricketer who made a record of 9 wickets for 25 runs in the 2017-18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match. He has played 2016 ICC Twenty International, ICC champions trophy and One Day International.