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Sohaib Maqsood


ABOUT

Sohaib Maqsood Biography


Sohaib Maqsood was born in Multan, Pakistan on 15 April 1987. He is a right-handed batsman who generally bats in the middle order. Maqsood is often compared to Inzamam-ul-Haq who also had a similar aggressive batting play style.


Background


Maqsood initially played as a right-arm off-spinner and made his first-class cricket debut for Multan in 2004.


Unfortunately, a back injury kept Maqsood away from cricket for three years, and by the time he came back in the 2007-08 season, his bowling days were over. He was played as a batsman coming in at middle order.


However, in the 2010 -11 seasons, Maqsood rose to form in the domestic cricket and gathered 951 runs.


Another chunk of 1020 runs followed the next season and he continued to perform well in the upcoming seasons as well.


Debut


Strong performances in domestic cricket meant only one thing for Maqsood, a call for the senior cricket team of Pakistan.


In August 2013 Maqsood got his first opportunity in the T20 format against Zimbabwe.


His ODI debut came against South Africa in November in which he performed brilliantly, scoring 56 runs off 54 balls.


Rise to Glory


Maqsood plays for Multan Sultans in first class cricket, he has been electric in the domestic scenario.


On 6 March 2018 he helped Multans win the match against Peshawar Zalmi, by scoring 85 from 42 balls in the Pakistan Super League.


He has played a total of 67 first class games and has scored 4072 runs in all formats.

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