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Mohammad Irfan      

Full name Mohammad Irfan

Born June 6, 1982, Gaggu Mandi, Punjab

Current age 32 years 47 days

Major teams Pakistan, Baluchistan Bears, Khan Research Laboratories, Multan Tigers, 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 27 15 10 21 4* 4.20 63 33.33 0 0 3 0 5 0
T20Is 7 1 1 2 2* - 4 50.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 40 49 17 215 31 6.71 557 38.59 0 0 23 6 9 0
List A 55 31 21 70 10* 7.00 127 55.11 0 0 5 2 8 0
Twenty20 26 5 3 17 8 8.50 17 100.00 0 0 0 2 4 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 27 27 1361 1058 39 4/33 4/33 27.12 4.66 34.8 1 0 0
T20Is 7 7 124 148 3 1/25 1/25 49.33 7.16 41.3 0 0 0
First-class 40 70 6606 3826 141 7/113 11/123 27.13 3.47 46.8 5 8 1
List A 55 54 2754 2123 83 5/67 5/67 25.57 4.62 33.1 1 1 0
Twenty20 26 26 525 594 28 3/8 3/8 21.21 6.78 18.7 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 Pakistan v South Africa at Sharjah, Nov 11, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Pakistan at Bangalore, Dec 25, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v South Africa at Dubai (DSC), Nov 15, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Khan Research Laboratories v Pakistan International Airlines at Karachi, Oct 10-13, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Pakistan v South Africa at Dubai (DSC), Oct 23-26, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Lahore Eagles v Khan Research Laboratories at Lahore, Feb 12, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Khan Research Laboratories v Water and Power Development Authority at Faisalabad, Jan 19, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Multan Tigers v Peshawar Panthers at Karachi, Feb 28, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Multan Tigers v Rawalpindi Rams at Rawalpindi, Feb 10, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/23 Tigers v R Rams Rawalpindi 10 Feb 2014 T20
0/15 Tigers v Zebras Rawalpindi 9 Feb 2014 T20
7*, 0/37 Khan RL v WAPDA Faisalabad 19 Jan 2014 LA
0/12, 2* Pakistan v South Africa Dubai (DSC) 15 Nov 2013 T20I # 336
0/7 Pakistan v South Africa Dubai (DSC) 13 Nov 2013 T20I # 334
1/52, 0 Pakistan v South Africa Sharjah 11 Nov 2013 ODI # 3433
1/51, 2* Pakistan v South Africa Abu Dhabi 8 Nov 2013 ODI # 3431
3/46, 4* Pakistan v South Africa Abu Dhabi 6 Nov 2013 ODI # 3430
0*, 3/53 Pakistan v South Africa Dubai (DSC) 1 Nov 2013 ODI # 3427
1/35, 2 Pakistan v South Africa Sharjah 30 Oct 2013 ODI # 3425
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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Jun 3, 2014

Mohammad Irfan at a press meet at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, June 3, 2014

Mohammad Irfan at a press meet at the Gaddafi Stadium

© AFP

Jan 15, 2014

Younis Khan gets a lift from Mohammad Irfan, Sharjah, January 15, 2014

Younis Khan gets a lift from Mohammad Irfan

© AFP

Jan 14, 2014

Mohammad Irfan working twice as hard at training?, Sharjah, January 14, 2014

Mohammad Irfan working twice as hard at training?

© AFP

Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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