Aaqib Javed (Cricketer)

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An under-rated fast-medium bowler who mastered traditional and reverse-swing. He had a sprinting run-up which culminated in a high action, allied to a hostile attitude towards batsmen. Aqib Javed was allegedly only 16 when he made his Test debut in 1988-89, but he spent much of his career in the shadows of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, despite playing a key part in Pakistan's 1992 World Cup victory when he opened the bowling effectively in place of the injured Waqar. The subsequent tour of England was eventful too. Aqib was involved in a notorious sweater-tugging incident with umpire Roy Palmer after he had gratuitously pitched short at England's No. 11 Devon Malcolm. Aqib was in and out of the side too much for his liking, and made more of an impact as a one-day player. His career ended amid the acrimony of Pakistan's match-fixing controversy, in which he was seen as one of the clean players.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Aaqib Javed Sandhu

  • Nationality:

    Pakistan

  • Residence:

    Lahore, Punjab

  • Education:

    Islamia College, Lahore

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Cricket Coach

  • Born
  • Date:

    5 August 1972

  • Place:

    Sheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Family
  • Ethnicity:

    Sandhu Jatt

  • Spouse:

    Farzana Burkey

  • Children:

    Uqba Aqib

  • Career
  • National Side:

    Pakistan

  • Team Role:

    Bowler

  • Bowling Style:

    Right-arm, Medium Fast

  • Batting Style:

    Medium-Fast Bowler

  • Matches:

    22 Tests & 163 in ODIs

  • Wickets :

    54 in tests & 182 in ODIs

  • Bowling Average:

    34.70 in tests & 31.43 in ODIs

  • Batting Average:

    5.05 in tests & 10.68 in ODIs

  • 5 wickets in Innings :

    1 in tests & 4 in ODIs

  • Best Bowling:

    5/84 in test & 7/37 in ODI

  • Catches/Stumpings:

    2 in tests & 24 ODIs

  • Balls Bowled:

    3,918 in tests & 8,012 in ODIs

  • Runs Scored:

    101 in tests & 267 in ODIs

  • Test Debut:

    10 February 1989 vNew Zealand, Cap 109

  • Test Last:

    27 November 1998 v Zimbabwe

  • ODI Debut:

    10 December 1988 v West Indies, Cap 67

  • ODI Last:

    24 November 1998 v Zimbabwe

  • Years Active:

    9 years 9 months in tests & 10 years in ODIs

  • 100s / 50s:

    Nil / Nil

  • Top Score:

    28* in tests & 45* ODIs

  • First-Class Debut:

    1984/85

  • First-Class Last :

    2002/03

  • List A Debut:

    1988/89

  • List A Last:

    2002/03

  • Domestic team:

    Lahore Division, Allied Bank, Islamabad Cricket Association, Pakistan Automobiles Corporation, Hampshire, Sheikhupura Cricket Association

Personal Life

Comes from a Sandhu Jatt family in Sheikhpura.He was born born on 5 August 1972, Aaqib is married to Farzana Burkey, sister of singer Adeel Burkey, and has one daughter named Uqba Aqib.

Career

Aaqib Javed while coaching Bangladash Team
Aaqib Javed while coaching Bangladash Team
He was a right-handed fast-medium pace bowler with the ability to swing the ball both ways. He played 22 Tests and 163 One Day Internationals for Pakistan between 1988 and 1998. [1] Aqib Javed profile Cricinfo He was educated at Islamia College Lahore. He is currently the coach of the United Arab Emirates cricket team. Aaqib's best performances in internationals came against India. He took 54 wickets in his 39 ODIs against India at an average of 24.64 - 6.79 runs lower than his career ODI average. Four of his six ODI Man of the Match awards were against India. Aaqib took a hat-trick in an ODI against India on 25 October 1991, aged only 19 years and 81 days. He remains the youngest player to have taken an ODI hat-trick. He was a key member of the Pakistan team that won the 1992 Cricket World Cup. He coached Pakistan's U-19 team to victory in the 2004 U-19 Cricket World Cup. [2] PEMRA WARNS DUNYA TV FOR AQIB JAVEDS DEROGATORY REMARKS Previously, Aaqib was the chief coach of the National Cricket Academy in Pakistan. He is also associated with The Computer House, a Pakistani computer hardware company. Aaqib has, in the past, also helped with the development of the Afghanistan national cricket team. He was also the bowling coach of the Pakistan cricket team. With Waqar Younis the head coach and Intikhab Alam the manager, but on 10 February 2012 he resigned from being the bowling coach of Pakistan and shifted to becoming the bowling and head coach of the United Arab Emirates national cricket team.

Hat-trick Aaqib Javed

Aaqib took a hat-trick in an ODI against India in October 1991, aged only 19 years and 81 days. He remains the youngest player to have taken an ODI hat-trick. He was a key member of the Pakistan team that won the 1992 Cricket World Cup. He coached Pakistan's U-19 team to victory in the 2004 U-19 Cricket World Cup. Aaqib is married to Farzana Burkey, sister of singer Adeel Burkey, and has one daughter named Aaqiba.[3] Enter Reference Here Currently, Aaqib is chief coach of the National Cricket Academy in Pakistan. He is also associated with The Computer House, a Pakistani computer hardware company. During this time Aaqib has been helping with the development of the Afghanistan national cricket team. He is currently the bowling coach of the Pakistan cricket team. With Waqar Younis the head coach and Intikhab Alam the manger.

Fast-Medium Bowler

An under-rated fast-medium bowler who mastered traditional and reverse-swing. He had a sprinting run-up which culminated in a high action, allied to a hostile attitude towards batsmen. Aqib Javed was allegedly only 16 when he made his Test debut in 1988-89, but he spent much of his career in the shadows of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, despite playing a key part in Pakistan's 1992 World Cup victory when he opened the bowling effectively in place of the injured Waqar. The subsequent tour of England was eventful too. Aqib was involved in a notorious sweater-tugging incident with umpire Roy Palmer after he had gratuitously pitched short at England's No. 11 Devon Malcolm. Aqib was in and out of the side too much for his liking, and made more of an impact as a one-day player. His career ended amid the acrimony of Pakistan's match-fixing controversy, in which he was seen as one of the clean players. [4] Fast-Medium Bowler


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