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Mohammad Irfan      

Full name Mohammad Irfan

Born June 6, 1982, Gaggu Mandi, Punjab

Current age 32 years 174 days

Major teams Pakistan, Baluchistan Bears, Khan Research Laboratories, Pakistan A

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast

Height 7 ft 1 in

Mohammad Irfan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 2 28 14 5.60 87 32.18 0 0 4 0 0 0
ODIs 33 20 11 39 12 4.33 90 43.33 0 0 4 2 8 0
T20Is 8 2 2 3 2* - 7 42.85 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 42 52 18 225 31 6.61 580 38.79 0 0 24 6 9 0
List A 62 36 22 88 12 6.28 154 57.14 0 0 6 4 11 0
Twenty20 32 7 4 24 8 8.00 22 109.09 0 0 0 3 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 712 389 10 3/44 4/86 38.90 3.27 71.2 0 0 0
ODIs 33 33 1693 1346 45 4/33 4/33 29.91 4.77 37.6 1 0 0
T20Is 8 8 136 168 3 1/25 1/25 56.00 7.41 45.3 0 0 0
First-class 42 74 6966 3994 150 7/113 11/123 26.62 3.44 46.4 5 8 1
List A 62 61 3098 2414 90 5/67 5/67 26.82 4.67 34.4 1 1 0
Twenty20 32 32 657 715 38 3/8 3/8 18.81 6.52 17.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, Feb 14-17, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v South Africa at Dubai (DSC), Oct 23-26, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Pakistan at Chester-le-Street, Sep 10, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Oct 12, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Pakistan at Bangalore, Dec 25, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Oct 5, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Khan Research Laboratories v Pakistan International Airlines at Karachi, Oct 10-13, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Rawalpindi Rams v Multan Tigers at Rawalpindi, Nov 24-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Lahore Eagles v Khan Research Laboratories at Lahore, Feb 12, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Oct 12, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Multan Tigers v Peshawar Panthers at Karachi, Feb 28, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Oct 5, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/44, 0, 3/45, 1 Tigers v R Rams Rawalpindi 24 Nov 2014 FC
1/23, 1* Pakistan A v Afghan A Islamabad 15 Nov 2014 Other T20
3/10, 9*, 1/69 Khan RL v Zebras Karachi 24 Oct 2014 FC
1/61, 0 Pakistan v Australia Abu Dhabi 12 Oct 2014 ODI # 3534
0, 1/42 Pakistan v Australia Dubai (DSC) 10 Oct 2014 ODI # 3532
1/35, 12 Pakistan v Australia Sharjah 7 Oct 2014 ODI # 3530
1*, 0/20 Pakistan v Australia Dubai (DSC) 5 Oct 2014 T20I # 406
3/22, 6 Tigers v Lahore Lions Karachi 27 Sep 2014 T20
3/24 Tigers v R Rams Karachi 21 Sep 2014 T20
1/10 Tigers v FATA Cheetas Karachi 19 Sep 2014 T20
Profile

Confusion remains over Mohammad Irfan's actual height - the PCB has variously measured him at 6'8", 6'10" and 7'1". If he is indeed 7'1", he could be the tallest cricketer around, surpassing his idol Joel Garner. Irfan is a product of rural Pakistan, hailing from the eastern Pakistan town of Gaggu Mandi, which produced another tall former Pakistan quick, Mohammad Zahid. The lack of opportunities in his home town forced him to quit playing cricket and seek full-time employment to support his family. He was working in a plastic pipe factory and playing club cricket before Aaqib Javed had summoned him to the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. Aaqib was enthused by what he saw and soon after, he was playing first-class cricket for Khan Research Laboratories. He took nine wickets in his second game and ended the season with an impressive 43 wickets in ten games. He came close to national selection when he was named as a replacement for one of the injured seamers for the 2010 World Twenty20, but his name was withdrawn.

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Oct 12, 2014

Mohammad Irfan reacts during his opening spell, Pakistan v Australia, 3rd ODI, Abu Dhabi, October 12, 2014

Mohammad Irfan reacts during his opening spell

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Oct 10, 2014

Mohammad Irfan is congratulated after dismissing Aaron Finch, Pakistan v Australia, 2nd ODI, Dubai, October 10, 2014

Mohammad Irfan is congratulated after dismissing Aaron Finch

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Oct 7, 2014

Mohammad Irfan dismissed Aaron Finch off the first ball of the game, Pakistan v Australia, 1st ODI, Sharjah, October 7, 2014

Mohammad Irfan dismissed Aaron Finch off the first ball of the game

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Tour Results
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 17, 2010
Bangladesh won by 3 runs
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 14, 2010
Bangladesh won by 9 runs
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 11, 2010
Bangladesh won by 7 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 8, 2010
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 5, 2010
Bangladesh won by 9 runs (D/L method)
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