International careerKamran Akmal is a quick-scoring batsman and a wicket-keeper, who has achieved 6 centuries in Test cricket. However, his first century was vital“ his 109 from the number eight position at Mohali, coming in with Pakistan in a lead of 39 against India in the first Test, ensured that the visitors could draw the match. His form against the touring England in 2005 made him one of the most important players in the team. Naturally, he is a batsman that plays lower down the order but has sometimes opened in both Test and One-day cricket As an opener he has scored two back to back centuries in ODIs against England. Coming in lower down the order in Test matches, he played one memorable innings. He saved Pakistan from a score of 39/6, scoring a century, to a competitive 245 which helped Pakistan win the match and the series.
FranchisePlayerHe was very passionate and due to his passion he got selection as a Franchise Player for the inaugural Caribbean. He said in an interview, he wanted to play with his brother in one day match so, my dream became true. He was also got selection in international series against Sri Lnaka in the year of 2009. So, he fulfilled his desires as a franchise player. First Career man of the match He faced lot of troubles during early days in professional career. Sometimes, he replaced due to health issues and low performance. But with the passage of time with his hard work and commitments he secured two innings against Sri Lanka match then he awarded by trophy. He secured the title man of the match in his second match. IPL Career Akmal was signed on to the Rajasthan Royals and played in the inaugural season of the IPLL He played five matches in the tournament, as wicket-keeper and top-order batsman, including the final of the tournament against the Chennai Super Kings. He took two catches in the first innings, however he was run out for six runs during the Royal's chase. The Royals went on to win the tournament after a thrilling finish. He did not play in 2009 because Pakistani players were not selected by any IPL teams to participate that season as a result of the tense atmosphere after the 2008 Mumbai Attacks. Umar Akmal Interview In an interview he said that, his biggest dream is to play cricket along with Kamran Bhai. He loves his brother as well as his whole family. Being a young player he has lot of goals to achieve in his life. He want to become the captain for the Pakistan cricket team, he also want to see International cricket in Pakistan and very upset as per the current situation of Pakistan regarding cricket. Umar Akmal family is the true assets for the cricket industry of Pakistan.
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