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.
|Full name||Adnan Akmal|
|Born||13 March 1985|
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Bowling||Right Arm Medium|
|Relations||Kamran Akmal (Brother)|
Umar Akmal (Brother)
Babar Azam (Cousin)
Safeer Azam (Cousin)
|Test debut (cap 203)||12 November 2010 v South Africa|
|Last Test||23–26 October 2013 v South Africa|
|ODI debut (cap 186)||8 September 2011 v Zimbabwe|
|Last ODI||21 February 2012 v England|
|Domestic team information|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 14 March 2021
In September 2019, he was named in Southern Punjab's squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament. In January 2021, he was named in Balochistan's squad for the 2020–21 Pakistan Cup.
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.
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