Mohammad Talha      

Full name Mohammad Talha

Born October 15, 1988, Faisalabad, Punjab

Current age 26 years 67 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 4 5 1 34 19 8.50 72 47.22 0 0 4 2 1 0
ODIs 3 1 0 0 0 0.00 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 72 88 14 824 56 11.13 1495 55.11 0 1 85 26 19 0
List A 58 38 11 207 49 7.66 261 79.31 0 0 14 11 8 0
Twenty20 41 24 8 209 40* 13.06 141 148.22 0 0 17 11 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 740 504 9 3/65 6/164 56.00 4.08 82.2 0 0 0
ODIs 3 3 122 146 4 2/22 2/22 36.50 7.18 30.5 0 0 0
First-class 72 122 12466 7822 280 7/77 11/104 27.93 3.76 44.5 12 19 4
List A 58 58 2902 2673 95 6/38 6/38 28.13 5.52 30.5 3 2 0
Twenty20 41 41 886 1127 46 5/23 5/23 24.50 7.63 19.2 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Mar 1-5, 2009 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, Nov 26-30, 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 New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, Nov 26-30, 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 Islamabad Leopards at Karachi, Sep 26, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/31 Pakistan A v Kenya Lahore 15 Dec 2014 Other OD
4/32 Pakistan A v Kenya Lahore 13 Dec 2014 Other OD
0, 0/136, 19 Pakistan v New Zealand Sharjah 26 Nov 2014 Test # 2147
2, 1/34, 3/32 Pakistan A v Australians Sharjah 15 Oct 2014 Other
5/23 Wolves v Leopards Karachi 26 Sep 2014 T20
2/20, 8 Wolves v P Panthers Karachi 25 Sep 2014 T20
1/28 Wolves v L Eagles Karachi 24 Sep 2014 T20
0/27 Wolves v AJK Jaguars Karachi 23 Sep 2014 T20
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
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

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Nov 28, 2014

Mohammad Talha prepares to deliver the ball, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 2nd day, November 28, 2014

Mohammad Talha prepares to deliver the ball

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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

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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

Results
Sui Gas v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 19, 2013
Sui Gas won by 32 runs
National Bnk v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 18, 2013
WAPDA won by 119 runs
Habib Bank v Sui Gas at Karachi - Apr 16, 2013
Sui Gas won by 8 wickets (with 157 balls remaining)
Habib Bank v United Bank at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
Habib Bank won by 7 wickets (with 77 balls remaining)
Khan RL v Port Qasim A at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Khan RL won by 40 runs
National Bnk v Sui Gas at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Sui Gas won by 76 runs
PIA v State B of P at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
PIA won by 8 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
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