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Pakistan’s Squad Profile For ODI Series Against New Zealand.

PAKISTAN SQUAD PROFILE FOR ODI SERIES AGAINST NEW ZEALAND 2018

On 23rd of December, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced a 16 man squad for the 5 one-day internationals against New Zealand in New Zealand under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed and in the coaching of Mickey Arthur.

Here it is:

 

SARFRAZ AHMED (CAPTAIN, WICKET-KEEPER BATSMAN)

BATTING STYLE: Right-hand batsman

WIN/LOSS: 12/2

WIN PERCENTAGE: 85.71%

MATCHES: 75 matches

RUNS: 1,664 runs

AVERAGE: 36.53

100s/50s: 2/7

TOP SCORE: 105

CATCHES/STUMPINGS: 71/22

 

SHOAIB MALIK (BATTING ALL-ROUNDER)

BOWLING STYLE: Right-arm off-break

BATTING STYLE: Right-hand batsman

MATCHES: 252 matches

BALLS BOWLED: 7,577 balls bowled

WICKETS: 153 wickets

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 4/19

RUNS: 6,765 runs scored

BATTING AVERAGE: 35.23

100s/50s: 9/39

TOP SCORE:  143

CATCHES: 90

 

MOHAMMAD HAFEEZ (BATTING ALL-ROUNDER)

BOWLING STYLE: Right-arm Off-break

BATTING STYLE: Right-hand batsman

MATCHES: 192 matches

BALLS BOWLED: 6,938 balls bowled

WICKETS: 132 wickets

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 4/41

RUNS: 5,916

BATTING AVERAGE: 32.86  

100s/50s: 11/32

TOP SCORE: 140*

CATCHES: 70

 

AZHAR ALI (OPENING BATSMAN)

STYLE: Right-hand batsman

MATCHES: 49 matches

RUNS: 1,774 runs

AVERAGE: 38.56

100s/50s: 3/11

TOP SCORE: 102  

CATCHES: 6

 

MOHAMMAD AMIR (BOWLER)

STYLE: Left-arm fast

MATCHES: 36 matches

BALLS BOWLED: 1867 balls bowled

WICKETS: 55 wickets

BOWLING AVERAGE: 27.41

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 4/28

CATCHES: 6

 

HASSAN ALI (BOWLER)  

STYLE: Right-arm medium-fast

MATCHES: 26

BALLS BOWLED: 1302

WICKETS: 56

BOWLING AVERAGE: 19.82  

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 3

BEST BOWLING: 5/34

CATCHES: 6

 

AAMER YAMIN (BOWLING ALL-ROUNDER)

BOWLING STYLE: Right-arm medium

BATTING STYLE: Right-hand batsman

MATCHES: 3

WICKETS: 1

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 1/38

RUNS: 63

BATTING AVERAGE: 63.00

100s/50s: 0/1

TOP SCORE: 62

CATCHES: 0

 

SHADAB KHAN (BOWLING ALL-ROUNDER)  

BOWLING STYLE: Leg-break

BATTING STYLE: Right-hand batsman

MATCHES: 12

WICKETS: 19

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 3/47

RUNS: 66

BATTING AVERAGE:  

100s/50s: 0/1

TOP SCORE: 66

CATCHES: 3

 

FAKHAR ZAMAN (OPENING BATSMAN)

STYLE: Left-hand batsman

MATCHES: 9

RUNS: 400

AVERAGE: 44.44

100s/50s:  1/2  

TOP SCORE: 114

CATCHES: 6

 

BABAR AZAM (TOP ORDER BATSMAN)

STYLE: Right-hand batsman

MATCHES: 36

RUNS: 1,758

AVERAGE: 58.60

100s/50s: 7/7

TOP SCORE: 125*

CATCHES: 20

 

HARIS SOHAIL (BATTING ALL-ROUNDER)

BOWLING STYLE: Slow left-arm orthodox

BATTING STYLE: Left-hand batsman

MATCHES: 22

WICKETS: 9  

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 3/45

RUNS: 774

BATTING AVERAGE: 43.00  

100s/50s: 0/7

TOP SCORE: 89*

CATCHES: 9

 

IMAM UL HAQ (OPENING BATSMAN)

STYLE: Left-hand

MATCHES: 3

RUNS: 147

AVERAGE: 73.50

100s/50s: 1/0

TOP SCORE: 100

CATCHES: 0

 

FAHEEM ASHRAF (BOWLING ALL-ALL ROUNDER)

BOWLING STYLE: Right-arm medium

BATTING STYLE: Left-hand batsman

MATCHES: 3

WICKETS: 2

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 2/37

RUNS: 20

BATTING AVERAGE: 20.00  

100s/50s: 0/0

TOP SCORE: 15

CATCHES: 2

 

MOHAMMAD NAWAZ (BOWLING ALL-ROUNDER)  

BOWLING STYLE: Slow left-arm Orthodox

BATTING STYLE: Left-hand batsman  

MATCHES: 9

WICKETS: 11

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 4/42

RUNS: 143

BATTING AVERAGE: 23.83  

100s/50s: 0/1

TOP SCORE: 53

CATCHES: 1

 

RUMMAN RAEES (BOWLER)

STYLE: Left-arm fast medium

MATCHES: 4

WICKETS: 6

BOWLING AVERAGE: 30.33

5 WICKETS IN AN INNINGS: 0

BEST BOWLING: 3/49

CATCHES: 0

So this is the squad for the series against New Zealand. Starting from 3rd of January 2018. Pakistan has never been that good enough on these pitches. Let’s hope that this squad can bring up better results this time.

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