Mohammad Nawaz (cricketer)
|Full name||Mohammad Nawaz|
|Born||21 March 1994|
|Bowling||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Test debut (cap 223)||13 October 2016 v West Indies|
|Last Test||21 October 2016 v West Indies|
|ODI debut (cap 210)||18 August 2016 v Ireland|
|Last ODI||26 September 2018 v Bangladesh|
|ODI shirt no.||21|
|T20I debut (cap 68)||29 February 2016 v United Arab Emirates|
|Last T20I||4 July 2018 v Zimbabwe|
|Domestic team information|
|2014-present||National Bank of Pakistan|
|2018-present||Cape Town Blitz|
Source: Cricinfo, 9 November 2018
He made his Twenty20 International debut for Pakistan against the United Arab Emirates in the 2016 Asia Cup on 29 February 2016. He was hit for 38 runs from 3 overs after being called to bowl by captain Shahid Afridi. Waqar Younis, the head coach, criticised Afridi for this and said that it was 'unfair' for him to call Nawaz up being relatively new and that it 'destroyed the youngster's confidence'.
He made his One Day International debut for Pakistan against Ireland on 18 August 2016, scoring a half-century. In September 2016, he was named man of the match in the final of the 2016–17 National T20 Cup.
Domestic and T20 franchise careerEdit
He was bought by Quetta Gladiators for the 2016 Pakistan Super League (PSL). In his debut match for the franchise against Islamabad United he took 4 wickets for 13 runs in 4 overs. He finished the tournament as the fourth leading wicket-taker. His performance in the initial phase of the PSL resulted in a call-up to Pakistan's 2016 ICC World Twenty20 squad.
In April 2018, he was named as the vice-captain of Baluchistan's squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup. He took the most wickets for Baluchistan during the tournament, with nine dismissals in four matches.
In September 2018, he was named in Balkh's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament. In March 2019, he was named in Federal Areas' squad for the 2019 Pakistan Cup. In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Edmonton Royals franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament. In July 2019, he was selected to play for the Belfast Titans in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. However, the following month the tournament was cancelled.
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