Awais Zia

Pakistan|Opening Batter
Awais Zia
INTL CAREER: 2012 - 2014
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Full Name

Awais Zia

Born

September 01, 1986, Bhown, Chakwal, Punjab

Age

35y 306d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Opening Batter

TEAMS

A middle-order batsman in the first-class format and also an opener in Twenty20 cricket, Awais Zia won a call-up to the national side for the first time in 2012, when he was picked in the T20 squad for the series against England in the UAE. By then, Zia had already spent four years on the domestic circuit and was with Rawalpindi at the time of selection. His T20 team, Rawalpindi Rams, made it to the final of the Faysal Bank T-20 Cup in 2011 and Awais delivered a fitting start to their chase of 181 - it ended in a 10-run defeat, but Awais smashed 32 in just 13 balls while opening the batting. That potential to make an impact at the top of the order won him his first international stint.
ESPNcricinfo staff, February 2012

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
T20I550702314.008087.50004300
FC951569559423238.05831890
List A89853306013437.31314497.3261940135410
T20898942051100*24.121576130.1311025763320
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20I5------------
FC9559131667892/132/1575.333.09146.2000
List A892042642282/202/2052.755.9453.2000
T20892224330782/172/1738.377.5830.3000
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Awais Zia slams the ball down the ground
Awais Zia
Awais Zia poses with his Man of the Match cheque
Graeme Swann pleads for the wicket of Awais Zia
Awais Zia played a more controlled innings
Awais Zia provided a swashbuckling opening