Mohammad Irfan      

Full name Mohammad Irfan

Born June 6, 1982, Gaggu Mandi, Punjab

Current age 35 years 323 days

Major teams Pakistan, Baluchistan Bears, Islamabad United, Khan Research Laboratories, Lahore Region Whites, Multan Sultans, Pakistan A

Playing role Bowler

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 Insights on test 4 7 2 28 14 5.60 87 32.18 0 0 4 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 60 33 21 48 12 4.00 149 32.21 0 0 5 2 11 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 20 4 4 4 2* - 8 50.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 52 67 22 290 37 6.44 783 37.03 0 0 29 8 10 0
List A 116 63 40 167 22 7.26 298 56.04 0 0 12 8 18 0
T20s Insights on t20 82 19 10 42 8 4.66 63 66.66 0 0 1 4 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 4 6 712 389 10 3/44 4/86 38.90 3.27 71.2 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 60 60 3109 2549 83 4/30 4/30 30.71 4.91 37.4 2 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 20 20 417 504 15 2/18 2/18 33.60 7.25 27.8 0 0 0
First-class 52 94 8636 4827 182 7/113 11/123 26.52 3.35 47.4 6 10 1
List A 116 115 5834 4572 163 5/67 5/67 28.04 4.70 35.7 3 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 82 81 1794 1969 94 4/16 4/16 20.94 6.58 19.0 1 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 England v Pakistan at Leeds, Sep 1, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Pakistan at Bengaluru, Dec 25, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Mohali, Mar 22, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Khan Research Laboratories v Pakistan International Airlines at Karachi, Oct 10-13, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Water and Power Development Authority v Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited at Abbottabad, Nov 2-5, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Lahore Eagles v Khan Research Laboratories at Lahore, Feb 12, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Lahore Whites v Faisalabad at Rawalpindi, Feb 2, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Multan Tigers v Peshawar Panthers at Karachi, Feb 28, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Multan Sultans v Islamabad United at Sharjah, Mar 13, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/34, 0 Sultans v Islamabad Un Sharjah 13 Mar 2018 T20
1/21, 6 Sultans v Karachi Kngs Dubai (DSC) 10 Mar 2018 T20
0, 1/20 Sultans v Qalandars Dubai (DSC) 9 Mar 2018 T20
0/32 Sultans v Quetta Glad Dubai (DSC) 7 Mar 2018 T20
2/32 Sultans v Zalmi Dubai (DSC) 6 Mar 2018 T20
1/27 Sultans v Quetta Glad Sharjah 3 Mar 2018 T20
- Sultans v Karachi Kngs Sharjah 2 Mar 2018 T20
2, 1/24 Sultans v Islamabad Un Dubai (DSC) 25 Feb 2018 T20
2/19 Sultans v Qalandars Dubai (DSC) 23 Feb 2018 T20
2/19 Sultans v Zalmi Dubai (DSC) 22 Feb 2018 T20
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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Feb 22, 2018

Mohammad Irfan is mobbed by his team-mates upon picking up a wicket, Peshawar Zalmi v Multan Sultans, PSL 2018, Dubai, February 22, 2018

Mohammad Irfan is mobbed by his team-mates upon picking up a wicket

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Sep 20, 2017

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Mar 20, 2017

Mohammad Irfan appears at the Federal Investigation Authority to record his statements, Lahore, March 20, 2017

Mohammad Irfan appears at the Federal Investigation Authority to record his statements

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