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Sharjeel Khan


ABOUT

BornAugust 14, 1989

Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

NationalityPakistan

RoleOpening batsman/Left-handed, Right-arm Bowler

Relation(s)Suhail Mehmood Ali Zai (Father)

BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 25 25 812 716 0 32.48 113.40 1 6 152 104 28 6 0
TESTs 1 2 44 45 0 22.00 97.77 0 0 40 7 1 0 0
T20Is 15 15 360 262 0 24.00 137.40 0 2 59 48 13 5 0
T20s 81 80 2006 1421 4 26.39 141.16 2 10 117 217 101 24 0
LISTAs 87 87 3407 3090 1 39.61 110.25 7 20 194 424 113 35 0
FIRSTCLASS 77 136 4897 6001 6 37.66 81.60 11 21 279 774 67 62 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TESTs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 81 1 1 9 0 9.00 0 0 0
LISTAs 87 5 16.3 105 2 52.50 6.36 1/6 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 77 26 88.3 339 9 37.66 3.83 3/39 0 0
ABOUT

Sharjeel Khan Biography


Sharjeel Khan is a left-handed batsman from Pakistan. He is an aggressive opening batsman born in Hyderabad, Pakistan. Born on 14 August 1989, Sharjeel is also a part-time slow leg break bowler.


Background


Sharjeel Khan made his debut in first-class cricket in 2009 and scored just one run in his first innings.


During that season, he ended up with just 8 runs. However, he made a name for himself with T20 blitzes in Pakistan's domestic competition by scoring two T20 centuries.


International Debut


Seeing his hitting abilities Sharjeel was called up for Pakistan’s ODI team during Sri Lanka's tour in the UAE in 2013. In his second match, he scored a promising 34 runs and scored quickfire 50 runs in just 25 balls in his third match.


In September 2016, Sharjeel earned his first test match against New Zealand after impressing in the limited overs against England and West Indies.


Rise to Glory


Sharjeel’s first international hundred was against Ireland in 2016. He scored 152 runs. His fifty came in just 34 deliveries and century in 61 deliveries with a strike rate of 176.74.


With this century, Sharjeel became the third-highest run scorer of Pakistan in an ODI innings, behind Saeed Anwar and Imran Nazir. His 150 also stands as the third-fastest of all time after AB de Villiers and Shane Watson.


Club Career


Sharjeel played Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016 from Islamabad United's squad. He scored 117 from 62 in a game against Peshawar Zalmi which is known to be best bowling line up in PSL.


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He scoring 300 runs in the tournament at an excellent strike-rate of 149.25 and finished the tournament as the third-leading run scorer only behind Umar Akmal and Ravi Bopara.


Controversy


In the 2017 edition of Pakistan Super League, Sharjeel Khan, along with teammate Khalid Latif was formally charged by the Pakistan Cricket Board for violating the anti-corruption code.


Khan was provisionally suspended under the Anti-Corruption Code of the PCB. On 30 August 2017, Sharjeel Khan was banned for 5 years from all forms of cricket after being found guilty in violation of the PCB's anti-corruption code.


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