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Zulfiqar Babar

Zulfiqar Babar

Born December 10, 1978 Okara, Punjab
Age 36 Years, 6 Months, 21 Days
National Side Pakistan
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Batting Rank Test - NA, T20I - NA
Bowling Rank Test - 33, T20I - 80
Teams Played Pakistan, Baluchistan Bears, Baluchistan, Bahawalpur and Multan, Multan Tigers, Multan, Pakistan A, Punjab Pakistan, Rest of Punjab, Rest of Pakistan, Water and Power Development Authority, Baluchistan Warriors
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 0, T20I - 0,
Career Span 2013 - 2015, 2014 - 2015, 2013 - 2014,

The son of former Pakistan footballer Abdul Ghaffar, Zulfiqar chose cricket as his sporting profession. Born in Okara Punjab in Pakistan, Zulfiqar is a left-arm orthodox spinner who made his first-class debut in 2001-02 playing for Rest of Punjab. Over the years, Zulfiqar played for different teams including Pakistan A playing against Sri Lanka as well as the West Indies. Although he could not make an entry into the national side, Zulfiqar boasts of a staggering record in the domestic circuit having picked up 309 wickets in 63 games at an impressive average of 20.36.

Zulfiqar Babar OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 1011611856 v SL0113323.6071.5120
ODI 5533514* v AUS002117.5087.50--
T20I 733 2713* v WI0021-100.0010

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 18490.2751571425/74 v AUS3237.403.2070.04
ODI 549.0124642/52 v AUS0061.505.0273.50
T20I 726.01185123/23 v WI1015.417.1113.00

Zulfiqar Babar AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCt St
Australia 2 1 1 7 7 0 0 1 / 0 - 50.00 - -
Bangladesh 1 1 0 11 11 0 0 1 / 1 11.00 100.00 - -
New Zealand 3 3 2 5 5 0 0 1 / 0 5.00 35.71 - -
South Africa 2 3 2 27 25* 0 0 3 / 0 27.00 62.79 - -
Sri Lanka 2 3 1 68 56 0 1 7 / 2 34.00 81.92 2 0
Total 10 11 6 118 56 v SL 0 1 13/3 15.40 66.08 2 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 4 115.4 16 369 14 5/74 0 / 2 26.35 3.19 49.57
Bangladesh 2 64.0 4 224 3 2/99 0 / 0 74.66 3.50 128.00
New Zealand 5 147.2 25 495 13 4/96 1 / 0 38.07 3.35 68.00
South Africa 3 82.2 10 264 6 3/89 1 / 0 44.00 3.20 82.33
Sri Lanka 4 81.0 20 219 6 3/64 1 / 0 36.50 2.70 81.00
Total 18 489.8 75 1571 42 2/99 v BAN 3/2 43.92 3.19 81.78

ODI

T20I

Zulfiqar Babar LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 3 4 1 79 56 v SL 0 1 8 / 3 26.33 84.04 2 0
Neutral 7 7 5 39 25* v SA 0 0 5 / 0 19.50 54.92 - -
Total 10 11 6 118 56 v SL 0 1 13/3 22.92 69.48 2 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 6 145.0 24 443 9 3/64 v SL 1 / 0 49.22 3.05 96.66
Neutral 12 345.2 51 1128 33 5/74 v AUS 2 / 2 34.18 3.26 62.78
Total 18 490.2 75 1571 42 5/74 v AUS 3/2 41.70 3.16 79.72

ODI

T20I

Zulfiqar Babar YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2013 2 3 2 27 25* v SA 0 0 3 / 0 27.00 62.79 - -
2014 5 4 3 12 7 v AUS 0 0 2 / 0 12.00 42.85 - -
2015 3 4 1 79 56 v SL 0 1 8 / 3 26.33 84.04 2 0
Total 10 11 6 118 56 v SL 0 1 13/3 21.78 63.23 2 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2013 3 82.2 10 264 6 3/89 v SA 1 / 0 44.00 3.20 82.33
2014 9 263.0 41 864 27 5/74 v AUS 1 / 2 32.00 3.28 58.44
2015 6 145.0 24 443 9 3/64 v SL 1 / 0 49.22 3.05 96.66
Total 18 490.2 75 1571 42 3/89 v SA 3/2 41.74 3.18 79.14

ODI

T20I

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
5(7) & 7*(16) 1/82 & 1/42 v Sri Lanka Jun 25, 2015
56(60) & DNB 3/64 & 1/31 v Sri Lanka Jun 17, 2015
11(11) 2/99 & 1/125 v Bangladesh Apr 28, 2015
0*(2) & 0*(2) 0/135 v New Zealand Nov 26, 2014
5(10) & DNB 4/137 & 4/96 v New Zealand Nov 17, 2014

ZULFIQAR BABAR's profile

The son of former Pakistan footballer Abdul Ghaffar, Zulfiqar chose cricket as his sporting profession. Born in Okara Punjab in Pakistan, Zulfiqar is a left-arm orthodox spinner who made his first-class debut in 2001-02 playing for Rest of Punjab. Over the years, Zulfiqar played for different teams including Pakistan A playing against Sri Lanka as well as the West Indies. Although he could not make an entry into the national side, Zulfiqar boasts of a staggering record in the domestic circuit having picked up 309 wickets in 63 games at an impressive average of 20.36.

At a time when Pakistan had the likes of Mushtaq Ahmed and Saqlain Mushtaq in their spin department, making an entry into the side was a distant dream for Zulfiqar but destiny showered its blessings on him on 27th July, 2013 when he was given a chance to wear the national colors against West Indies in a T20 international match. Zulfiqar, then at 34 and 229 days, became only the second oldest player to play a T20 international for Pakistan. Picking up 5 wickets in the two match series, he was named Man of the Series as he impressed everyone with his spell. Zulfiqar, who says that his father never forced him to take up football, allowed him to play with an open mind.