Players / Pakistan / Mohammad Talha

Mohammad Talha      

Full name Mohammad Talha

Born October 15, 1988, Faisalabad, Punjab

Current age 25 years 322 days

Major teams Pakistan, Faisalabad, Faisalabad Wolves, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan A, Pakistan Under-19s, Port Qasim Authority, Punjab Stallions, The Rest

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Mohammad Talha
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 3 1 15 9* 7.50 41 36.58 0 0 1 1 0 0
ODIs 3 1 0 0 0 0.00 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 71 86 14 805 56 11.18 1464 54.98 0 1 82 25 18 0
List A 58 38 11 207 49 7.66 261 79.31 0 0 14 11 8 0
Twenty20 37 23 8 201 40* 13.40 138 145.65 0 0 15 11 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 5 608 368 9 3/65 6/164 40.88 3.63 67.5 0 0 0
ODIs 3 3 122 146 4 2/22 2/22 36.50 7.18 30.5 0 0 0
First-class 71 121 12334 7686 280 7/77 11/104 27.45 3.73 44.0 12 19 4
List A 58 58 2902 2673 95 6/38 6/38 28.13 5.52 30.5 3 2 0
Twenty20 37 37 796 1029 38 3/10 3/10 27.07 7.75 20.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Mar 1-5, 2009 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Aug 6-10, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 2, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 8, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Faisalabad v Multan at Sargodha, Oct 20-23, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Aug 6-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Faisalabad Wolves v National Bank of Pakistan at Faisalabad, Mar 22, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI v Pakistanis at Moratuwa, Aug 20, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Abbottabad Rhinos v Faisalabad Wolves at Lahore, Oct 4, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Faisalabad Wolves v Lahore Lions at Rawalpindi, Feb 16, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/54 Pakistanis v SL BP XI Moratuwa 20 Aug 2014 LA
9*, 1/104, 4, 1/12 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Galle 6 Aug 2014 Test # 2133
2*, 0/18 Pakistan v South Africa Fatullah 19 Mar 2014 Other T20
2/22 Pakistan v New Zealand Dhaka 17 Mar 2014 Other T20
1/56 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Dhaka 8 Mar 2014 ODI # 3486
1/68 Pakistan v Bangladesh Dhaka 4 Mar 2014 ODI # 3482
2/22, 0 Pakistan v India Dhaka 2 Mar 2014 ODI # 3479
0, 0/31 Wolves v Lahore Lions Rawalpindi 16 Feb 2014 T20
0/25 Wolves v Falcons Rawalpindi 15 Feb 2014 T20
4, 1/24 Wolves v Bulls Rawalpindi 14 Feb 2014 T20
Profile

Mohammad Talha should not be judged by the lack of muscle on a body more thin than lean; that very body produces some discomfiting, skiddy pace, particularly after the ball has landed. He is young still but has, over the 2007, announced himself as a man with serious credentials for the national side. Talha first came to prominence in 2005, during the Afro-Asia U-19 Cup in Visakhapatnam for Pakistan. Wickets weren't immediate but something about him impressed the establishment and he has since worked extensively with Aaqib Javed, who was impressed first at the National Cricket Academy and then as coach of a Pakistan Academy side touring Zimbabwe and Kenya in August-September 2008. His start in first-class cricket was impressive; he starred in Punjab Stallions' run to the Pentangular ODI Cup in December 2008 and a series of consistent performances in the domestic circuit eventually won him a Test cap against Sri Lanka in Lahore in March 2009 .
Cricinfo Staff March 2009

Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Aug 10, 2014

Kaushal Silva leaps in joy after the wicket of Mohammad Talha, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day, August 10, 2014

Kaushal Silva leaps in joy after the wicket of Mohammad Talha

© AFP

Aug 5, 2014

Mohammad Talha trains on the eve of the Galle Test, August 5, 2014

Mohammad Talha trains on the eve of the Galle Test

© AFP

Mar 4, 2014

Mohammad Talha gestures after picking up a wicket, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 4, 2014

Mohammad Talha gestures after picking up a wicket

© Associated Press

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd T20I: Aus Women v Pak Women at Gold Coast
Sep 3, 2014 (13:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
4th T20I: Aus Women v Pak Women at Gold Coast
Sep 5, 2014 (13:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
2nd Match, Qualifying Group: Mum Indians v Lahore Lions at Raipur
Sep 13, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
3rd Match, Qualifying Group: Northern D v Lahore Lions at Raipur
Sep 14, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
5th Match, Qualifying Group: Express v Lahore Lions at Raipur
Sep 16, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days