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Umar Akmal

Umar Akmal

Born May 26, 1990 Lahore, Punjab
Age 24 Years, 10 Months, 23 Days
National Side Pakistan
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling -
Batting Rank ODI - 43, World Cup - 43, T20I - 17
Bowling Rank ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Teams Played Pakistan, Lahore Lions, Lahore Shalimar, Pakistan A, Punjab Stallions, Punjab Pakistan, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited, Pakistan, Wayamba United, Barbados Tridents, Punjab Badshahs
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 7, World Cup - 2, T20I - 5, CL - 1,
Career Span 2009 - 2011, 2009 - 2015, 2011 - 2015, 2009 - 2014, 2014,

As far as blistering starts to one's international careers are concerned, few can rival Umar Akmal. He announced himself with scores of 66 and 102* inside his first three ODIs in Sri Lanka in 2009 and then went on to score 129 and 75 on Test debut in New Zealand. He became just the second Pakistani batsman to score a hundred on debut away from home after Fawad Alam. He finished his debut Test series as the highest run-getter. These performances weren't a surprise. At the first-class level, Akmal was renowned for his big scores amassed in quick time.

Umar Akmal OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS 100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 163021003129 v NZ161171735.8265.98120
ODI 111100162913102* v SL2202464934.6786.107713
World Cup 1413240471 v KEN0238736.7284.16160
T20I 595610125994 v AUS06983627.36121.87382
CL 33113973* v DOL0112769.50157.9511

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest 3w5wAvgE/RS/R
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Umar Akmal AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvg S/RCtSt
Australia 5 10 0 255 51 0 1 37 / 3 25.50 69.48 2 0
England 4 8 2 184 79* 0 1 22 / 4 30.66 73.89 2 0
New Zealand 3 6 0 379 129 1 3 44 / 7 63.16 66.49 3 0
South Africa 1 1 0 4 4 0 0 0 / 0 4.00 80.00 - -
West Indies 2 4 0 166 56 0 1 12 / 3 41.50 57.24 5 0
Zimbabwe 1 1 0 15 15 0 0 2 / 0 15.00 38.46 - -
Total 16 30 2 1003 129 v NZ 1 6 117/17 29.97 64.26 12 0

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Umar Akmal LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 13 25 2 943 129 v NZ 1 6 112 / 15 41.00 66.31 10 0
Neutral 3 5 0 60 22 v AUS 0 0 5 / 2 12.00 61.22 2 0
Total 16 30 2 1003 129 v NZ 1 6 117/17 26.50 63.77 12 0

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Umar Akmal YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2009 4 8 0 457 129 v NZ 1 4 58 / 8 57.12 66.52 3 0
2010 9 17 2 365 79* v ENG 0 1 45 / 6 24.33 72.42 4 0
2011 3 5 0 181 56 v WI 0 1 14 / 3 36.20 55.01 5 0
Total 16 30 2 1003 129 v NZ 1 6 117/17 39.22 64.65 12 0

ODI

World Cup

T20I

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
15(39) & DNB - v Zimbabwe Sep 01, 2011
56(88) & 30(25) - v West Indies May 20, 2011
33(75) & 47(102) - v West Indies May 12, 2011
4(5) & DNB - v South Africa Nov 12, 2010
6(22) & 79*(68) - v England Aug 26, 2010

UMAR AKMAL's profile

As far as blistering starts to one's international careers are concerned, few can rival Umar Akmal. He announced himself with scores of 66 and 102* inside his first three ODIs in Sri Lanka in 2009 and then went on to score 129 and 75 on Test debut in New Zealand. He became just the second Pakistani batsman to score a hundred on debut away from home after Fawad Alam. He finished his debut Test series as the highest run-getter. These performances weren't a surprise. At the first-class level, Akmal was renowned for his big scores amassed in quick time.

As a fearless middle-order batsman throughout Pakistan’s disappointing spree of series losses against Sri Lanka in 2009 and later in Australia in early 2010, Umar's ascendance was one of their few positives. But as the series in Australia progressed, complacency began to creep into his Test form, which started to dip.

In ODIs though, a hundred and five fifties by his 18th outing helped him maintain a steady average. It was enough to justify an inclusion in Pakistan's 2010 World Twenty20 squad. He finished the tournament as Pakistan's third highest-run getter towards their semi-final run. However, his poor form continued in Tests and soon he was dropped for the series against Sri Lanka in the UAE. He has sparkled sporadically in the ODIs and T20Is.

His flamboyance, immaculate timing and wide range of shots in his armoury make him a dangerous proposition for any opposition but with the kind of talent he possesses, it's high time he starts being consistent!