Mohammad Junaid Khan biographyJunaid Khan is an International Pakistani cricketer and is the only player in Pakîstan who came from Swabi. He was born on 24th December 1989 in Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Pakistan. His cousin Yasir Shah who is also a cricketer encouraged him to play cricket on a National and International level. He got married to Khansa and is living a happily married life.
Junaid Khan Cricket CareerJunaid Khan originally went to the spotlight in global cricket when he was picked for Pakistan squad at the ICC World Cup 2011. Despite the fact that he didn't play any diversion there, he was one for the future given the way that Pakistan had lost Mohammad Aamer a year earlier because of his supposed inclusion in the spot-settling contention. Junaid didn't actually swing it around the corners like Aamer. But that determination to bowl long spells, capacity to utilize the wrinkle and bowl from around the wicket before long made him the ground tackle of Pakistan's pace assault. At the point when Junaid got through the Under 19 positions, he had a considerable amount of good and bad times regarding execution. but the selectors had the unnatural confidence in Junaid and he made his Test make a big appearance against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo in 2011. In his second match itself, Junaid demonstrated his capacity to bowl with pace, cut and swing when he took a five-wicket pull against Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi. After a year against a similar restriction, Junaid shimmered brilliantly by knocking down some pins well on a level deck at SSC. In the compressed adaptation of the amusement, Junaid has on numerous occasions become famous by knocking down some pins nerveless spells at last overs.
Junaid Khan bowling StyleJunaid Khan was much inspired by the bowling actions of left-arm fast bowler Wasim Akram. He also used to watch the chunks of Imran khan's bowling. According to him, Imran Khan is "a line and length bowler" and he has faith that "if you try to be accurate and you bowl a tight line the wickets will follow." According to Khan, he typically bowls around 140 to 142 km/h (87 to 88 mph). He can swing the ball into and far from batsmen. Khan expressed that amid his time with Lancashire County Cricket Club he figured out how to bowl a yorker and how to utilize swing and crease.
Wrap Up Australia
- Early strikes from their new-ball bowlers, ably supported by the spin choke in the middle overs, helped Pakistan restrict Australia to 220 in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the five-match series, in Melbourne on Sunday (January 15).
- Junaid Khan and Mohammad Amir shared three wickets between them in the mandatory powerplay to leave the home side reeling at 49 for 3. Even as captain Steven Smith tried to restore some pride with a fighting half-century, Imad Wasim picked two key wickets to dent Australia's charge, leaving them with a sub-par score to defend.
- Pakistan made three changes to their side that included the return of veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik, while Australia dropped both their debutants from the series opener in favour of Josh Hazlewood and Usman Khawaja, and decided to bat.
- Glenn Maxwell, who hit a brisk 60 in Brisbane to revive his side's fortunes, got going with a beautiful cover drive and looked threatening enough to repeat his last-match heroics. What helped his cause was that Hafeez fed him with spin from both the ends. Maxwell hit the Pakistan skipper for the only six in Australia's innings but was sent packing soon after. The big-hitting all-rounder stepped out to Imad Wasim but a mistimed shot allowed the ball to sneak through the gap between bat and pad, before rattling the stumps.
- Matthew Wade, fresh after his maiden century in the previous game, was handed a caught behind decision early on, which the Australian wicketkeeper had overturned after the review detected no edge on the bat. Smith, who held one end tight, combined with the in-form batsman for the best partnership of the game adding 65 for the sixth wicket.
- Smith raised his 16th ODI fifty, off 91 deliveries, with a single off Hasan in the 37th over. It wasn't a fluent knock from the captain, but one that held the middle order together to put Australia on course for a 200-plus total. Wade gave him company, batting with the same confidence and hitting the occasional boundaries. With Australia managing to push the scoring rate up, Wasim was introduced back into the attack and struck soon after. Smith attempted to sweep the left-arm spinner but with the ball turning away, he could only drag an inside edge onto his boot that went on to disturb the bails.
- Wade too was dismissed in the succeeding over, off Shoaib Malik, that effectively left the tail to push for a respectable total. James Faulkner, Australia's hero with the ball in the first game, stuck around but perished in his attempt to fetch quick runs. Amir picked up two in his final spell to complete the formalities and wrap up the tail when Australia's scoreboard read just 220.
- How Australia's innings panned out today wasn't very different from that in the last game. Now for Pakistan to ensure they don't repeat their mistakes from Brisbane.
- Brief scores: Australia 220 all out in 48.2 overs (Steve Smith 60, Matthew Wade 35; Mohammad Amir 3-47, Junaid Khan 2-40, Imad Wasim 2-37) vs Pakistan.
Junaid Khan batting Career Summary
|1||18 October 2011||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||Sri Lanka||1||14.1||38||5||2.68||Drawn|
|2||30 June 2012||Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo||Sri Lanka||2||28||73||5||2.60||Drawn|
|3||8 July 2012||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||Sri Lanka||2||28.2||70||5||2.47||Drawn|
|4||31 December 2013||DSC Cricket Stadium, Dubai||Sri Lanka||1||20||58||5||2.90||Drawn|
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