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Waqas Barkat (born 17 February 1990) is a Pakistani-born Hong Kong cricketer. Barkat is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Rawalpindi, Punjab.

Waqas Barkat
Personal information
Full nameWaqas Barkat
Born (1990-02-17) 17 February 1990 (age 29)
Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RoleBatsman, Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 27)1 May 2014 v Afghanistan
Last ODI10 March 2018 v Zimbabwe
T20I debut (cap 11)16 March 2014 v Nepal
Last T20I14 January 2017 v Scotland
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 10 11 2 23
Runs scored 102 90 30 265
Batting average 12.75 12.85 10.00 14.72
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/1
Top score 27 32 23* 56*
Balls bowled 90 6 24 174
Wickets 0 0 0 3
Bowling average 47.66
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/12
Catches/stumpings 3/– 5/– 0/– 13/3
Source: CricketArchive, 18 March 2018

Having played age group cricket for Hong Kong Under-19s in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup,[1] he proceeded to make his World Cricket League debut for Hong Kong in the 2011 World Cricket League Division Three, where he helped Hong Kong earn promotion to 2011 World Cricket League Division Two. It was in this tournament that he made his List A debut against Uganda. He played 5 further List A matches in the competition, the last coming against Papua New Guinea.[2] In his 6 matches, he scored 49 runs at a batting average of 8.16, with a high score of 25. Behind the stumps he took 9 catches and made 3 stumpings.[3]

He made his One Day International debut against Afghanistan in the 2014 ACC Premier League on 1 May 2014.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Youth One-Day International Matches played by Waqas Barkat". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  2. ^ "List A Matches played by Waqas Barkat". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  3. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Waqas Barkat". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Asian Cricket Council Premier League, 2014". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 November 2014.

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