Aamer Sohail      

Full name Mohammad Aamer Sohail Ali

Born September 14, 1966, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 48 years 97 days

Major teams Pakistan, Allied Bank, Habib Bank Limited, Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Somerset

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Commentator

Mohammad Aamer Sohail Ali
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 47 83 3 2823 205 35.28 5103 55.32 5 13 383 8 36 0
ODIs 156 155 5 4780 134 31.86 7297 65.50 5 31 49 0
First-class 195 331 17 12213 205 38.89 29 50 153 0
List A 261 256 10 7852 134 31.91 9 50 92 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 47 46 2383 1049 25 4/54 4/44 41.96 2.64 95.3 1 0 0
ODIs 156 125 4836 3703 85 4/22 4/22 43.56 4.59 56.8 1 0 0
First-class 195 12063 5983 157 7/53 38.10 2.97 76.8 2 1
List A 261 7840 5969 179 4/11 4/11 33.34 4.56 43.7 7 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Birmingham, Jun 4-8, 1992 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Peshawar, Mar 5-9, 2000 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Dec 21, 1990 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Feb 19, 2000 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1983-2001
List A span 1983-2000
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/43, 50 Pakistan Snr v India Snrs Lahore 30 Apr 2006 Other OD
9, 2/28 Pakistan Snr v India Snrs Sheikhupura 27 Apr 2006 Other OD
1/53, 60 Pakistan Snr v India Snrs Sialkot 25 Apr 2006 Other OD
64, 1/43 Pakistan Snr v India Snrs Karachi 23 Apr 2006 Other OD
Profile

A combative left-hand opener, Aamer Sohail was a predominantly back-foot player whose forte was improvisation. He loved to attack, and almost found it impossible to control his aggression. He showed no fear, epitomised by his baiting of Venkatesh Prasad in a 1996 World Cup quarter-final in front of a hostile Bangalore crowd. He was an effective left-arm spinner, more a one-day bowler than a Test wicket-taker. Aamir played a big part in Pakistan's World Cup triumph in 1992, and famously told Ian Botham that he might want to send his mother-in-law in to bat after Botham was controversially given out for 0 in the final. He captained Pakistan at the height of the match-fixing controversy, and was one of the whistle-blowers. His career suffered as a result, and he left the international scene early to work in broadcasting, where he might have tried harder to suppress his personal prejudices.
Kamran Abbasi

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Feb 4, 2014

Aamer Sohail addresses the media, Lahore, February 4, 2014

Aamer Sohail addresses the media

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Jun 26, 2008

Aamer Sohail outside the National Stadium commentary box, Karachi, 2008

Aamer Sohail

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Aug 16, 2003

Aamer Sohail at a press conference

Aamer Sohail at a press conference

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