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Umar Akmal      

Full name Umar Akmal

Born May 26, 1990, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 24 years 49 days

Major teams Pakistan, Barbados Tridents, Lahore Lions, Pakistan Under-19s, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother - Kamran Akmal, Brother - Adnan Akmal

Umar Akmal
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 16 30 2 1003 129 35.82 1520 65.98 1 6 117 17 12 0
ODIs 94 83 15 2623 102* 38.57 3012 87.08 2 19 217 46 59 13
T20Is 56 53 9 1221 94 27.75 1000 122.10 0 6 94 35 36 2
First-class 63 106 9 4757 248 49.04 6573 72.37 10 29 598 70 53 0
List A 130 117 20 3592 104 37.03 4107 87.46 4 23 293 66 79 13
Twenty20 115 109 21 2377 94 27.01 1873 126.90 0 12 224 60 70 7
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 63 11 192 156 3 2/24 2/24 52.00 4.87 64.0 0 0 0
List A 130 4 54 43 2 1/7 1/7 21.50 4.77 27.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 115 1 24 36 1 1/36 1/36 36.00 9.00 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Pakistan at Dunedin, Nov 24-28, 2009 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Bulawayo, Sep 1-5, 2011 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Dambulla, Aug 1, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 8, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 12, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v West Indies at Dhaka, Apr 1, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited v Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited at Peshawar, Oct 26-28, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited v Water and Power Development Authority at Faisalabad, Jan 22-25, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited v Water and Power Development Authority at Sheikhupura, Mar 22, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 8, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lahore Lions v Quetta Bears at Lahore, Oct 4, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Pakistan v West Indies at Dhaka, Apr 1, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1 Pakistan v West Indies Dhaka 1 Apr 2014 T20I # 397
0 Pakistan v Bangladesh Dhaka 30 Mar 2014 T20I # 392
94 Pakistan v Australia Dhaka 23 Mar 2014 T20I # 381
33 Pakistan v India Dhaka 21 Mar 2014 T20I # 378
17 Pakistan v South Africa Fatullah 19 Mar 2014 Other T20
3 Pakistan v New Zealand Dhaka 17 Mar 2014 Other T20
59, 1c/1s Pakistan v Sri Lanka Dhaka 8 Mar 2014 ODI # 3486
1c/0s, 14* Pakistan v Bangladesh Dhaka 4 Mar 2014 ODI # 3482
1c/1s, 4 Pakistan v India Dhaka 2 Mar 2014 ODI # 3479
102*, 1c/0s Pakistan v Afghanistan Fatullah 27 Feb 2014 ODI # 3475
Profile

Umar Akmal burst onto the international scene oozing class, and drawing the highest praise from experts. In his first Test innings, against New Zealand in Dunedin against an attack which included Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori, the 19-year-old Umar scored 129 in an innings when no other specialist batsman touched 30. His fearlessness at the crease and his wide array of strokes had pundits gushing for superlatives, as throughout that series and on the tour to Australia which followed, Umar consistently got starts. Given that he had also scored a century in his third ODI, and that Pakistan were on the lookout for middle-order talent, it appeared Umar would be a certainty in the team in all formats for several years to come.

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Apr 1, 2014

Denesh Ramdin stumps Umar Akmal, Pakistan v West Indies, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur, April 1, 2014

Denesh Ramdin stumps Umar Akmal

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Mar 23, 2014

Shahid Afridi consoles Umar Akmal after the latter was out for 94, Australia v Pakistan, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur, March 23, 2014

Shahid Afridi consoles Umar Akmal after the latter was out for 94

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Mar 23, 2014

Umar Akmal reacts after being dismissed for 94, Australia v Pakistan, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur, March 23, 2014

Umar Akmal reacts after being dismissed for 94

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Results
Gujarat v Punjab at Indore - Mar 31, 2013
Gujarat won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Baroda v Karnataka at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Baroda won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Delhi v Vidarbha at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Vidarbha won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Punjab v U. Pradesh at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Punjab won by 51 runs
Gujarat v Kerala at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Gujarat won by 90 runs
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