Full name Bilawal Bhatti
Born September 17, 1991, Muridke, Punjab
Current age 25 years 314 days
Major teams Pakistan, Gujranwala Cricket Association Under-19s, Karachi Kings, Pakistan Under-23s, Sialkot, Sialkot Stallions, Sialkot Under-19s, State Bank of Pakistan, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited
Playing role Bowler
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Height 5 ft 6 in
|Test debut||Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Dec 31, 2013 - Jan 4, 2014 scorecard|
|Last Test||Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Jan 8-12, 2014 scorecard|
|ODI debut||South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, Nov 24, 2013 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand v Pakistan at Napier, Feb 3, 2015 scorecard|
|T20I debut||South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Nov 20, 2013 scorecard|
|Last T20I||Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 24, 2015 scorecard|
|First-class debut||Sialkot v Lahore Ravi at Sialkot, Feb 1-4, 2009 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Sui Southern Gas Corporation v Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited at Karachi, Nov 26-28, 2016 scorecard|
|List A debut||Sialkot Stallions v Water and Power Development Authority at Sialkot, Mar 20, 2008 scorecard|
|Last List A||Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited v Habib Bank Limited at Karachi, Dec 31, 2016 scorecard|
|T20s debut||Lahore Eagles v Sialkot Stallions at Rawalpindi, Mar 26, 2012 scorecard|
|Last T20s||Lahore Qalandars v Quetta Gladiators at Sharjah, Feb 18, 2017 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|11*, 0/17||Qalandars||v Warwickshire||ICCA Dubai||23 Mar 2017||Other T20|
|0/19||Qalandars||v Quetta Glad||Sharjah||18 Feb 2017||T20|
|1/34||Qalandars||v Karachi Kngs||Sharjah||16 Feb 2017||T20|
|1, 0/15||Qalandars||v Zalmi||Dubai (DSC)||12 Feb 2017||T20|
|0/15||Qalandars||v Islamabad Un||Dubai (DSC)||11 Feb 2017||T20|
|0/17, 1||Qalandars||v Quetta Glad||Dubai (DSC)||10 Feb 2017||T20|
|5, 1/66||Sui Northern||v Habib Bank||Karachi||31 Dec 2016||LA|
|0, 1/52||Sui Northern||v Khan RL||Karachi||25 Dec 2016||LA|
|3/66||Sui Northern||v National Bnk||Karachi||23 Dec 2016||LA|
|22, 2/36||Sui Northern||v WAPDA||Hyderabad (Sind)||21 Dec 2016||LA|
Bilawal Bhatti is a promising allrounder who can bowl at over 140 kph, and can also hit the ball a fair distance lower down the order. He made his ODI debut against South Africa in Cape Town in 2013, and made his mark immediately with both bat and ball, biffing 39 off 25 balls, and taking 3 for 37 in a Pakistan win.
Born in Muridke, a small town 40 km away from Lahore, Bhatti was thought to be good enough for international cricket well before he actually played for Pakistan. He made his first-class debut in 2009, and made his mark in the 20 matches he played for Sialkot, taking 89 wickets at 26. His better all-round performances, though, came with Sui Gas: in 17 matches with them before his ODI debut, he bagged 72 wickets at 19.33, and also scored two first-class centuries. He was called up into the national team when in good form, having smacked a century and a half-century, and also taken nine wickets in three games in the ongoing President Trophy 2013-14.
Unlike some of the other Pakistan bowlers, height isn't one of his assets (he's only 5 feet 6 inches tall), but his strength is the ability to nip the ball in sharply at good pace. As a batsman he is handy at No. 7 or 8, and is known for his clean hitting against spin.
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