Karachi Dolphins

The Karachi Dolphins are a limited overs cricket team based in Karachi which plays in Pakistan's National One-day Championship and domestic Twenty20. The Dolphins' home ground is National Stadium in Karachi's north end. Their general manager is headed by Razziq Rabbani, while the team coach is Azam Khan. The Dolphins' team captain is Shahid Afridi.[1] The Dolphins have yet to win the Faysal Bank T20 Cup championship. However, they have been runners-up on several occasions during the 2004/05, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2009/10, 2010/11, super 8 2011 and Super 8 2012 seasons.[2]

Karachi Dolphins
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Personnel
CaptainPakistan Shahid Afridi
CoachPakistan Azam Khan
Team information
Colours     Blue      White
Founded2004
Dissolved2016
Home groundNational Stadium, Karachi
Capacity34,228

SquadEdit

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

 
Fawad Alam
No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Asad Shafiq   (1986-01-28) 28 January 1986 (age 34) Right–handed Right–-arm Leg-break
Khalid Latif   (1985-11-04) 4 November 1985 (age 34) Right–handed Right–arm Off break
Shahzaib Hasan   (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 30) Right–handed Right–arm Off break
All-rounders
Fawad Alam   (1985-10-08) 8 October 1985 (age 34) Left–handed Slow left-arm orthodox spin
Anwar Ali   (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 28) Right–handed Right–arm fast medium
10 Shahid Afridi   (1980-03-01) 1 March 1980 (age 40) Right–handed Right–arm leg break Captain
Wicket-keepers
Sarfraz Ahmed   (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 33) Right–handed
Bowlers
Haaris Ayaz   (1975-10-16) 16 October 1975 (age 44) Right–handed Right–arm Off break
Mohammad Sami   (1981-02-24) 24 February 1981 (age 39) Right–handed Right–arm fast
Rumman Raees   (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 28) Right–handed left–arm fast medium
Mir Hamza   (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 28) Right–handed left–arm fast medium
Sohail Khan   (1984-03-06) 6 March 1984 (age 36) Right–handed Right–arm fast medium
Tanvir Ahmed   (1978-12-20) 20 December 1978 (age 41) Right–handed right–arm fast medium

SponsorsEdit

Twenty20 recordsEdit

 
National Stadium, Karachi home ground of Karachi Dolphins

BattingEdit

BowlingEdit

Wicket keepingEdit

FieldingEdit

Notable playersEdit

Most matches as captainEdit

Player Playing Span Match Won Lost Tied NR %
Shahid Afridi 2006–present 35 30 05 00 00 85.71
Mohammad Sami 2010–2013 17 10 06 01 00 61.76
Faisal Iqbal 2006–2006 06 04 02 00 00 66.66
Moin Khan 2005–2005 05 03 02 00 00 60.00
Khalid Latif 2009–2009 02 01 01 00 00 50.00
Naumanullah 2006–2006 01 00 01 00 00 00
Sarfraz Ahmed 2014–2016 04 00 00 00 00 00

The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties as half a win

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Karachi Dolphins". Pakistan Cricket Board. 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2008-07-04.
  2. ^ "Karachi Dolphins". ESPN Cricinfo. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-02.

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