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Asad Shafiq


ABOUT

BornJanuary 28, 1986

Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

NationalityPakistan

RoleRight-handed Batsman, Leg-break Bowler

Relation(s)Sidra Iqbal (Spouse), Afra Asad, Anabia Asad (Daughters)

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
ENG vs PAK 5 & 21 8 & 59 0 & 0 0 & 0 62.50 & 35.59 7 0 24 1 3.42 1
PAK vs ENG 5 13 1 0 38.46 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAK vs ENG 7 & 29 22 & 43 1 & 3 0 & 0 31.81 & 67.44 0 0 0 0 0 0
BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 60 58 1336 1979 4 24.74 67.50 0 9 84 108 5 14 0
TESTs 76 126 4634 9521 6 38.61 48.67 12 27 137 512 29 77 0
T20Is 10 10 192 185 0 19.20 103.78 0 0 38 19 2 3 0
T20s 96 92 2094 1785 9 25.22 117.31 0 10 92* 229 31 44 0
LISTAs 127 124 4631 5628 12 41.34 82.28 9 32 145 467 26 53 0
FIRSTCLASS 152 253 9344 18581 21 40.27 50.28 23 49 223 1088 50 145 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 60 2 2 18 0 9.00 0 0 0
TESTs 76 14 49.4 172 2 86.00 3.46 1/18 0 0
T20Is 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 96 7 9 52 4 13.00 5.77 2/7 0 0
LISTAs 127 27 88.3 500 9 55.55 5.64 2/14 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 152 40 190 626 8 78.25 3.29 3/85 0 0
ABOUT

Asad Shafiq Biography


Asad Shafiq is a Pakistani international cricketer, born on the 28th of January, 1986 in Karachi. Shafiq is a right-handed batsman and a promising young cricketer who came into the side when they were going through a rough patch.


Background


Shafiq started his cricket career with the Karachi domestic team. In the 2007-08 first class season, he scored a double hundred and missed the overall tally of a thousand runs by a small margin.


In the limited overs tournament in 2008-09, Shafiq scored 379 runs at 54.14 that put him in the good books of the selectors. In the 2009-10 first class season, Shafiq scored 1244 runs in just 12 games averaging 49.76.


Debut


At the age of 24, Shafiq earned his maiden international call-up. He played his ODI match on June 21, 2010, against Bangladesh in Dambulla. He scored just 17 runs as the team won the game comprehensively by 139 runs.


His Test debut came in November later that year against South Africa. He scored 61 runs in the only innings he got to play. In the next month, he played his maiden T20 international match against New Zealand.


Rise to Glory


Shafiq’s best came against South Africa in 2013. Just when Pakistan was in deep trouble at 33/4, he joined Younis Khan and added 219 for the fifth wicket. He scored 111 runs against an attack that consisted of Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander, and Morne Morkel.


The top order batsman is also known for playing a handy knock of 46 against Australia in a game that ended their record-breaking 34 matches winning streak in the World Cup.


Low Points


Asad Shafiq hasn’t been quite able to maintain consistency in his career. In 2012, Shafiq’s form started dipping and he was sidelined from the ODI squad as he could manage only three fifties in 15 games.


Even in Test cricket, he bagged just one fifty in 8 matches. He was also not preferred for the 2012 and 2014 World T20s in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh respectively.

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