Adnan Akmal

Adnan Akmal (Punjabi, Urdu: عدنان اکمل‎; born 13 March 1985) is an international Pakistani cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who plays for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd Cricket Team and has represented his country at U-17 level. He was called up for Pakistan's tour against South Africa in the UAE, as a replacement for the first choice keeper, Zulqarnain Haider. His brothers, Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal, both had central contracts with the Pakistan Cricket Board, and were regular fixtures in the national side. Adnan made his Test debut against South Africa on 12 November 2010.

Adnan Akmal

عدنان اکمل
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Personal information
Full nameAdnan Akmal
Born (1985-03-13) 13 March 1985 (age 36)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
BattingRight-hand bat
BowlingRight Arm Medium
RoleWicket-keeper
RelationsKamran Akmal (Brother)
Umar Akmal (Brother)
Babar Azam (Cousin)
Safeer Azam (Cousin)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 203)12 November 2010 v South Africa
Last Test23–26 October 2013 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 186)8 September 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI21 February 2012 v England
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2007–presentSNGPL
2006–2007Lahore Ravi
2003–2007ZTBL
2005–2006Multan
2004–2005Lahore Blues
2003–2004Lahore
2005–presentLahore Eagles
2019-presentSouthern Punjab
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 21 5 170 101
Runs scored 591 62 6,519 1,629
Batting average 24.62 20.66 29.10 23.60
100s/50s 0/3 0/0 9/34 0/6
Top score 64 27 149* 85*
Catches/stumpings 66/11 3/0 546/32 112/33
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 14 March 2021

Domestic careerEdit

In April 2018, he was named in Sindh's squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup.[1][2] In March 2019, he was named in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's squad for the 2019 Pakistan Cup.[3][4]

In September 2019, he was named in Southern Punjab's squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament.[5][6] In January 2021, he was named in Balochistan's squad for the 2020–21 Pakistan Cup.[7][8]

International careerEdit

Adnan was added to the Pakistan Test squad in place of Zulqarnain Haider, who announced his retirement from international cricket after allegedly receiving threats from bookies. In the series against New Zealand he performed well to occupy his place in the future. He was Pakistan A's wicket keeper.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pakistan Cup one-day tournament to begin in Faisalabad next week". Geo TV. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Pakistan Cup Cricket from 25th". The News International. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Federal Areas aim to complete hat-trick of Pakistan Cup titles". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Pakistan Cup one-day cricket from April 2". The International News. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  5. ^ "PCB announces squads for 2019-20 domestic season". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam to take charge of Pakistan domestic sides". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament promises action-packed cricket". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament: Fixtures Schedule, Teams, Player Squads – All you need to Know". Cricket World. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  9. ^ "Adnan Akmal made his place in Test squad". ESPNcricinfo. 9 November 2010. Retrieved 14 March 2021.

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