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Umar Gul

Umar Gul

Born April 14, 1984 Peshawar, North-Western Frontier Province
Age 31 Years, 4 Months, 23 Days
National Side Pakistan
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm fast medium
Batting Rank ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Bowling Rank ODI - 85, World Cup - 85, T20I - 54
Teams Played Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited, Islamabad Leopards, North West Frontier Province Panthers, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan A, PCB Blues, Pakistan International Airlines, Peshawar, Peshawar Panthers, Kolkata, Western Australia, Pakistan, Sussex, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Uva Next, Marylebone Cricket Club, Federal United
Man of the Match Test - 2, ODI - 4, World Cup - 1, T20I - 4, IPL - 1,
Career Span 2003 - 2013, 2003 - 2015, 2007 - 2011, 2007 - 2015, 2008,

After speedsters Shoaib Akhtar and Muhammad Asif’s date with controversy, heads turned to Umar Gul to spearhead Pakistan’s pace attack in 2006. It had been three years since Gul made his debut in 2003 at Sharjah, replacing the Pakistani spell that failed to impress during the World Cup. With a flowing high-arm action, Gul’s precision, panache with swing, and ability to bowl yorkers at will meant in him, Pakistan found its replacement for the legendary Waqar Younis.

Umar Gul OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 4767957765* v ENG0163209.9447.92110
ODI 126641745139 v BAN0036139.5970.57150
World Cup 11624934* v NZ005112.2594.2320
T20I 5826816432 v SA0011109.11105.80180
IPL 6413924 v KXIP001513.00205.2600

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 901599.525655531636/135 v SL11434.063.4758.88
ODI 124979.46750681736/42 v ENG20229.295.1733.97
World Cup 1183.37344183/30 v AUS3019.114.1127.83
T20I 58194.321387835/6 v SA6216.717.1314.06
IPL 622.31184124/23 v KXIP1015.338.1711.25

Umar Gul AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 4 8 2 65 38* 0 0 5 / 3 10.83 50.00 2 0
Bangladesh 5 5 0 21 11 0 0 2 / 0 4.20 21.64 2 0
England 9 15 5 148 65* 0 1 15 / 8 14.80 57.36 2 0
India 1 1 0 14 14 0 0 3 / 0 14.00 41.17 - -
New Zealand 6 9 0 105 31 0 0 14 / 3 11.66 52.50 0 0
South Africa 6 9 1 76 23 0 0 12 / 1 9.50 48.10 2 0
Sri Lanka 12 15 0 93 46 0 0 5 / 4 6.20 39.74 3 0
West Indies 4 5 1 55 26 0 0 7 / 1 13.75 59.13 - -
Total 47 67 9 577 65 v ENG 0 1 63/20 10.62 46.21 11 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvg E/RS/R
Australia 8 135.5 20 453 13 4/61 1 / 0 34.84 3.33 62.69
Bangladesh 10 184.5 33 589 22 4/58 2 / 0 26.77 3.18 50.40
England 16 274.3 45 985 33 5/123 2 / 1 29.84 3.58 49.90
India 2 25.0 3 96 6 5/31 0 / 1 16.00 3.84 25.00
New Zealand 12 228.3 42 773 25 4/61 2 / 0 30.92 3.38 54.84
South Africa 12 230.3 33 822 15 3/100 2 / 0 54.80 3.56 92.20
Sri Lanka 23 374.3 50 1346 33 6/135 2 / 1 40.78 3.59 68.09
West Indies 7 146.1 30 489 16 5/65 0 / 1 30.56 3.34 54.81
Total 90 1598.3 256 5553 163 6/135 v SL 11/4 33.06 3.48 57.24

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

Umar Gul LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 26 42 4 408 65* v ENG 0 1 41 / 16 10.73 54.11 9 0
Home 11 11 1 93 26 v WI 0 0 15 / 1 9.30 39.24 1 0
Neutral 10 14 4 76 21 v SA 0 0 7 / 3 7.60 35.68 1 0
Total 47 67 9 577 65 v ENG 0 1 63/20 9.21 43.01 11 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 50 841.2 127 3026 74 5/31 v IND 6 / 1 40.89 3.59 68.21
Home 20 416.3 71 1413 52 6/135 v SL 2 / 3 27.17 3.39 48.05
Neutral 20 342.0 58 1114 37 4/43 v SL 3 / 0 30.10 3.25 55.45
Total 90 1599.5 256 5553 163 6/135 v SL 11/4 32.72 3.41 57.24

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

Umar Gul YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2003 4 5 0 13 5 v BAN 0 0 1 / 0 2.60 14.28 1 0
2004 1 1 0 14 14 v IND 0 0 3 / 0 14.00 41.17 - -
2006 9 11 2 89 26 v WI 0 0 11 / 3 9.88 50.00 3 0
2007 2 3 0 20 12 v SA 0 0 4 / 0 6.66 37.03 - -
2009 8 12 0 133 46 v SL 0 0 11 / 6 11.08 50.18 1 0
2010 8 14 5 185 65* v ENG 0 1 21 / 8 20.55 69.81 2 0
2011 8 8 0 60 19 v NZ 0 0 7 / 1 7.50 55.04 1 0
2012 5 9 2 40 13 v ENG 0 0 2 / 2 5.71 26.14 1 0
2013 2 4 0 23 23 v SA 0 0 3 / 0 5.75 41.81 2 0
Total 47 67 9 577 65 v ENG 0 1 63/20 9.30 42.83 11 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2003 8 157.0 28 518 19 4/58 v BAN 1 / 0 27.26 3.29 49.57
2004 2 25.0 3 96 6 5/31 v IND 0 / 1 16.00 3.84 25.00
2006 16 341.3 55 1254 36 5/65 v WI 1 / 2 34.83 3.67 56.91
2007 4 78.3 14 246 6 3/103 v SA 1 / 0 41.00 3.13 78.50
2009 15 244.0 33 946 24 6/135 v SL 1 / 1 39.41 3.87 61.00
2010 15 269.0 38 921 21 4/61 v AUS 3 / 0 43.85 3.42 76.85
2011 16 287.5 47 873 34 4/61 v NZ 4 / 0 25.67 3.03 50.79
2012 10 136.0 29 465 12 4/61 v ENG 0 / 0 38.75 3.41 68.00
2013 4 61.0 9 234 5 2/56 v SA 0 / 0 46.80 3.83 73.20
Total 90 1599.1 256 5553 163 6/135 v SL 11/4 34.84 3.50 59.98

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0(9) & 0(1) 0/74 & 1/46 v South Africa Feb 14, 2013
0(2) & 23(43) 2/56 & 2/58 v South Africa Feb 01, 2013
7(19) & 0(6) 1/90 & 0/43 v Sri Lanka Jul 08, 2012
2(14) & 4(15) 0/76 & 0/11 v Sri Lanka Jun 22, 2012
13(27) & 4(38) 2/28 & 4/61 v England Feb 03, 2012

UMAR GUL's profile

After speedsters Shoaib Akhtar and Muhammad Asif’s date with controversy, heads turned to Umar Gul to spearhead Pakistan’s pace attack in 2006. It had been three years since Gul made his debut in 2003 at Sharjah, replacing the Pakistani spell that failed to impress during the World Cup. With a flowing high-arm action, Gul’s precision, panache with swing, and ability to bowl yorkers at will meant in him, Pakistan found its replacement for the legendary Waqar Younis.

Gul’s champagne moment came in 2004, when he ripped through the world-class Indian batting line-up on tour to take his first five-for. A multiple stress fracture halted his progress, forcing him to sit through the whole of 2005. He returned in 2006, but unfortunately, it coincided with Pakistan’s slump in Test form. He did help Pakistan to its last Test series victory, against West Indies.

Gul continued to do well in the longer and shorter forms, earning first favour with the rubber in the 2007 World Cup, though poor batting performances saw the team making an early exit from the tournament. As Twenty20 cricket grew popular, Gul soon became the World’s finest in the format. He helped them to a final spot in the 2007 World Twenty20, eventually lifting the trophy in 2008.

In 2012, Gul was signed up by Uva Next for the inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League, and helped them win the Twenty20 competition. Later that year, he was also named in the squad for their maiden Champions League T20.