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Umar Akmal

Pakistan|Middle order Batter
Umar Akmal
INTL CAREER: 2009 - 2019
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Full Name

Umar Akmal

Born

May 26, 1990, Lahore, Punjab

Age

33y 278d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Playing Role

Middle order Batter

RELATIONS

(brother),

(brother),

(cousin),

(father-in-law),

(brother-in-law)

Umar Akmal burst onto the international scene oozing class, and drawing the highest praise from experts. In his first Test innings, against New Zealand in Dunedin against an attack which included Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori, the 19-year-old Umar scored 129 in an innings when no other specialist batsman touched 30. His fearlessness at the crease and his wide array of strokes had pundits gushing for superlatives, as throughout that series and on the tour to Australia which followed, Umar consistently got starts. Given that he had also scored a century in his third ODI, and that Pakistan were on the lookout for middle-order talent, it appeared Umar would be a certainty in the team in all formats for several years to come.

Sadly, the second chapter of the Umar story hasn't been as perfect. His form deserted him in 2010, and he didn't help his cause by getting into trouble with the authorities: in June 2011 he was issued a showcause notice for giving unauthorised interviews to the media. Soon after, he was dropped from the Test side for the series against Sri Lanka in the UAE, with the selectors suggesting that he return to domestic cricket and rediscover the ability to bat long periods and score big hundreds. With age on his side, though, Umar still has plenty of time to get his international career back on track.
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Umar Akmal Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests16302100312935.82152065.981611717120
ODIs121110173194102*34.34371286.04220268537713
T20Is84791416909426.001377122.730812255502
FC11719911819524843.591117273.3518461046124940
List A230214246598136*34.72696394.7564158817014213
T20s279259525839115*28.204457131.0013448123516513

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests16------------
ODIs121------------
T20Is84------------
FC1171948931352/242/2462.603.8497.8000
List A230611410121/71/750.505.3157.0000
T20s2791243611/361/3636.009.0024.0000
Umar Akmal

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Recent Matches of Umar Akmal

MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
WAPDA vs Sui Northern28--09-Feb-2024RawalpindiFC
WAPDA vs Pakistan TV11 & 7--21-Jan-2024KarachiFC
WAPDA vs Ghani Glass32 & 3--15-Jan-2024KarachiFC
WAPDA vs Sui Northern19 & 1280/409-Jan-2024KarachiFC
WAPDA vs State B of P24 & 7--03-Jan-2024KarachiFC

Photos of Umar Akmal

Umar Akmal walks back after being dismissed
Umar Akmal hammered six sixes in his half-century
Umar Akmal arrives for the hearing on his ban
Umar Akmal goes aerial during his half-century
Umar Akmal raises his bat after reaching his fifty
Misbah-ul-Haq oversees Pakistan's training session