Mohammad Irfan      

Full name Mohammad Irfan

Born June 6, 1982, Gaggu Mandi, Punjab

Current age 32 years 148 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 41 50 18 224 31 7.00 574 39.02 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 41 72 6786 3905 145 7/113 11/123 26.93 3.45 46.8 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 Karachi Zebras v Khan Research Laboratories at Karachi, Oct 24-27, 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
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
1/31 Tigers v Zebras Karachi 17 Sep 2014 T20
5, 1/37 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Dambulla 30 Aug 2014 ODI # 3519
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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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group II: Falcons v Sui Sthn Gas at Abbottabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
Falcons 223 & 24/0 Sui Sthn Gas 297
Group II: Stags v Habib Bank at Bahawalpur - Oct 30-Nov 2
Stags 221 Habib Bank 415/8
Group I: Hawks v Khan RL at Hyderabad (Sind) - Oct 30-Nov 2
Hawks 213 Khan RL 322/5
Leopards v Sui Gas at Islamabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
Sui Gas 262 & 2/0 Leopards 236
K Dolphins v WAPDA at Karachi - Oct 30-Nov 2
K Dolphins 80 & 25/0 WAPDA 303
Group I: L Eagles v Pakistan TV at Lahore - Oct 30-Nov 2
Pakistan TV 294 & 2/0 L Eagles 213
Lahore Lions v United Bank at Lahore - Oct 30-Nov 2
Lahore Lions 216 United Bank 358/4
Tigers v National Bnk at Multan - Oct 30-Nov 2
Tigers 68 & 137/3 National Bnk 390
Group I: PIA v Quetta Bears at Islamabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
PIA 179 & 160/6 Quetta Bears 186
P Panthers v Port Qasim A at Peshawar - Oct 30-Nov 2
Port Qasim A 166 & 270/5 P Panthers 126
R Rams v ZTBL at Rawalpindi - Oct 30-Nov 2
ZTBL 205 & 29/1 R Rams 205
Group II: S Stallions v State B of P at Sialkot - Oct 30-Nov 2
S Stallions 342 State B of P 169/6
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 570/6d Australia 169/6
Pakistan A v N Zealanders at Sharjah
Nov 3-5, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 00:00 CST | 22:00 PST)
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