Shan Masood Khan (born 14 October 1989) is an international cricketer who plays for the Pakistan national cricket team. He is a left-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm medium-fast bowler.
|Full name||Shan Masood Khan|
|Born||14 October 1989|
Kuwait City, Kuwait
|Bowling||Right arm medium-fast|
|Test debut (cap 214)||14 October 2013 v South Africa|
|Last Test||7 February 2020 v Bangladesh|
|ODI debut (cap 221)||22 March 2019 v Australia|
|Last ODI||31 March 2019 v Australia|
|ODI shirt no.||94|
|Domestic team information|
|2018–present||Multan Sultans (squad no. 94)|
Source: Cricinfo, 7 February 2020
Early life and educationEdit
He was born in 1989 in Kuwait, where his father worked in a bank. Following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and the start of the Gulf War, the family left for their native Pakistan.
He received his early education from the Stamford School, Lincolnshire. Later, he joined the Durham University to study economics. He studied Management and Sports Sciences at the Loughborough University through distance learning programme.
In his first-class debut against Hyderabad in the 2007 season, Masood scored 54 for Karachi as part of a 154-run opening stand with Asad Shafiq. He has also played three first-class games for Durham University.
Masood made 75 on Test debut against South Africa in October 2013. He scored his maiden century against Sri Lanka at Pallekele in July 2015, putting on 242 for the third wicket with Younis Khan as Pakistan successfully chased 382. Masood, a part-time medium pacer, bowled for the first time in Test cricket on 23 July 2016 against England at Old Trafford. His first delivery was a no ball.
In September 2018, he was named in Pakistan's One Day International (ODI) squad for the 2018 Asia Cup, but he did not play. In January 2019, he was named in Pakistan's ODI squad for their series against South Africa, but again he did not play. In March 2019, he was named in Pakistan's ODI squad for their series against Australia. He made his ODI debut for Pakistan against Australia on 22 March 2019.
In February 2020, Masood made his third Test century, against Bangladesh at Rawalpindi. In June 2020, he was named in a 29-man squad for Pakistan's tour to England during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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