Kamran Akmal (Cricketer)

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Kamran Akmal (Urdu: کامران اکمل born 13 January 1982) is a Pakistani cricketer. His brothers are Adnan Akmal and Umar Akmal, who are also professional cricketers, the former being a keeper-batsman and the latter being a specialist batsman as well as part-time wicket-keeper. He married in 2006 and lives with his wife, Aaiza, and their daughter, Laiba. He is a graduate of Beaconhouse School System Garden Town, Lahore. [1] Kamran akmal biography He is a right-handed wicket-keeper-batsman who has played Tests, ODIs and T20Is for Pakistan. He started his international career in November 2002 with a Test match which Pakistan won at Harare Sports Club. He has made 2648 runs in 53 Test matches with the help of six centuries, while in 137 ODIs, he has scored 2924 runs with the help of five centuries. In T20Is, he has scored 704 runs. As a wicket-keeper, he has dismissed 206, 169 and 52 batsmen in Tests, ODIs and T20Is respectively.[2] Pakistani Crickter Kamran akmal profile

Title Description
Name: Kamran Akmal
Nationality: Pakistan
Residence: Lahore, Pakistan
Education: Graduation
Religion: Islam
Profession: Cricket
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Date: 13 January 1982
Place: Lahore, Punjab
Spouse: Aaiza Ilyas
Children: Two kids, one daughter and one son
Siblings : Umar Akmal, Adnan Akmal
National Side: Pakistan
Team Role: Wicketkeeper-Batsman
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Matches: 53 in Tests & 154 in ODIs
Batting Average: 30.79 in Tests & 26.18 in ODIs
Catches/Stumpings: 184/22 in Tests & 156/31in ODIs
Runs Scored: 2,648 in Tests & 3,168 in ODIs
Test Debut: 9 November 2002 v Zimbabwe
Test Last: 26 August 2010 v England
ODI Debut: 23 November 2002 v Zimbabwe
ODI Last: 6 January 2013 v India
ODI Shirt Number: 23
T20 Debut : vs England at County Ground, Aug 28, 2006
T20 Last: vs West Indies at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Apr 01, 2014
100s / 50s: 6/12 in Tests & 5/10 in ODIs
Top Score: 158*in Tests 124 in ODIs
First-Class Debut: 1997/98
First-Class Last : Water and Power Development Authority v Karachi Whites at Karachi, Nov 26-28, 2016
List A Debut: 1997/98
List A Last: Balochistan v Islamabad at Faisalabad, Apr 28, 2016
Domestic team: Asia XI, Lahore, Lahore City, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, National Bank of Pakistan, Peshawar Zalmi, Punjab Stallions, Rajasthan Royals, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel

International career

Kamran 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.


He 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.[7] 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.[8] First career  man of the 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.[9] Umer Akmal Interview