Nawaz Bolling Action
Mohammad Nawaz hails from Rawalpindi, the city which produced cricketers like Shoaib Akhtar, Azhar Mohammad, Mohammad Wasim and Yasir Arafat. Nawaz is an all-rounder who has had great success at the junior level, and had been a pivotal member during his Under - 19 cricketing days.
His consistency at the junior level helped him claim a spot in the National Cricket Academy squad (Pakistan) which toured West Indies for the World Championship during the year 2008. Since then he has represented Pakistan U 16's, 19's and had a great run both as a batsman and as a bowler.
He was also a regular member in the national side during the 2012 U 19 World Cup which was held in Australia. He plays for National Bank of Pakistan and Rawalpindi Rams in the domestic circuit and regional T20 league respectively.
Nawaz, who represented Quetta Gladiators in the inaugural Pakistan Super League
, impressed one and all with his all-round abilities. He ended up as the third-highest wicket-taker of the season, and was soon drafted into the national side for Asia cup 2016 in Bangladesh.
After making his debut in the Asia cup against UAE, Nawaz didn't take long to commence his career in the other two formats. His ODI debut came against Ireland during Pakistan's tour of England in 2016, and the Test cricket baptism in October of the same year.
Although he keeps blowing hot and cold, the Rawalpindi all-rounder, manages to stay in the fringes of Pakistan cricket  Mohammad Nawaz Profile
Nawaz With Team Member
 Nawaz Career Information
| Test debut|| West Indies at Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Oct 13, 2016|
| Last Test|| West Indies at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Oct 30, 2016|
| ODI debut || Ireland at The Village, Aug 18, 2016|
| Last ODI|| Australia at The Gabba, Jan 13, 2017|
| T20 debut|| United Arab Emirates at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Feb 29, 2016|
| Last T20|| Lahore Qalandars at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Feb 18, 2017|
First West Indies Test
Babar Azam, the middle-order batsman, and Mohammd Nawaz, the left-arm spinner, have earned maiden Test call-ups for the first of Pakistan's upcoming three-match series against West Indies in the UAE. Incidentally, the Dubai Test will be the first pink-ball Test for both the teams, and only the second overall.
Azam shattered many records as he notched up three consecutive centuries in the preceding One-Day International series against the visitors which Pakistan swept 3-0. The 21-year-old Azam, who averages over 52 from 18 ODIs, has featured in 26 first class games, during which he's accumulated 1522 runs at an average of 41.13 including two hundreds and nine fifties.
Out of the players who visited England for the four-match Test series, Ifitkhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Hafeez and Shan Masood have been left out of the 14-member squad for the series opener in Dubai. With the team management selecting only five specialist batsmen in Asad Shafiq, Sami Aslam, Misbah-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali and Azam, the hosts could go into the first Test with Nawaz as the all-rounder batting at No. 7, behind wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed.
The 22-year-old Nawaz, who was one of the finds of the inaugural season of the Pakistan Super League, has 1440 runs and 44 wickets from 29 first class games. With the squad already featuring another left-arm spinner in Zulfiqar Babar
and the pink ball's propensity to swing around in the twilight, captain Misbah could also consider fielding five specialist bowlers.
"We have been searching for one who can bat in the lower order and bowl as well. And if you look at Nawaz, he has got a good first-class record. It shows he has been promising with the bat and has competed as a bowler," chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq said.
The squad. however, features only one specialist opener in Aslam. With the selectors opting to ignore Mohammad Hafeez, who made a duck for the PCB Patrons XI against the visiting West Indians in the warm-up game, Azhar Ali is likely to reprise his role at the top of the order, as he did in the Oval Test against England.
'See this is our home series and if we need anyone we can bring them over," Inzamam said. "And if you recall, in the England series, it was Azhar who opened the innings so it's fine. He knows he will open again."
Younis Khan, on the other hand, is recovering from dengue fever and has already been ruled out of Pakistan's maiden day-night Test.
Squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Imran Khan, Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali,
Sami Aslam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar, Babar Azam, Mohammad Nawaz  Nawaz First Test
Nawaz Puts Quetta In PSL Final
Nawaz Quetta Gladiators Team
This was nothing like Quetta Gladiators' one-run win over Peshawar Zalmi at the same stage last year. Boundaries flowed seemingly on demand, and ten an over was par for the course. And yet what was the result? Quetta beat Peshawar by one run to qualify for the PSL final on March 5 in Lahore.
The scale of run-scoring and power of ball-striking was on a different level to what had been seen in their clash last year, but there was always a hint of déjà vu. After an early blip, Peshawar took control of a chase of 201 with Mohammad Hafeez and Dawid Malan putting on one of the partnerships of the tournament. Their 139 runs from 72 balls wrenched the momentum back from Quetta, whose bowlers were hamstrung by the heavy dew on the Sharjah outfield.
When Shahid Afridi arrived, and looked in his absolute six-hitting best, the target was brought to almost a run a ball. The wheels turned, however, with his dismissal. With Peshawar needing seven off six, left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz, who had gone for 46 in his first three overs, triggered three wickets to fall in the last three balls to seal the game.
Quetta had done most of their damage with the bat in the first 10 overs. Ahmed Shehzad
and Kevin Pietersen ransacked 90 runs in only 42 balls for the second wicket to take the score to 121 for 1, prompting Peshawar to take a time out. Darren Sammy rallied his troops and they responded beautifully, with only two boundaries coming off the next eight overs. However, Quetta had gained such a sizeable advantage in terms of run-rate in the first half of the innings that they still made 200 with simple rotation of strike and some streaky fours in the end.  Mohammad Nawaz Psl
About Putting Good Show
Days after earning his maiden Test call-up for the upcoming three-match series against West Indies, Pakistan left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz has said that he is looking forward to put in extraordinary performances whenever he gets an opportunity to represent his country. While insisting that he doesn’t want to waste the opportunity he had been presented with, Nawaz said there is no point being in the green shirt if he doesn’t give his absolute best. Nawaz grabbed the limelight during the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), where he was the third highest wicket-taker of the tournament. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD, PAKISTAN VS WEST INDIES, 1st TEST
“There is nothing like playing for your country. If you don’t want to do the best for your country then there is no point being in the Pakistan shirt. It’s the dream of millions to play cricket for Pakistan and I don’t want to waste this opportunity that I have been presented with,” the 22-year-old was quoted as saying by PakPassion.net.
Since then the spinner has become a familiar face in the Pakistan limited-overs cricket, having claimed ten wickets from eight ODIs and three wickets in five T20I games. Nawaz, who has gained a place in the Test squad based on his recent impressive performances, vowed that he would continue to work hard and keep his focus intact in order to reach greater heights.
“The most important thing for me is to continue to work hard on my game and keep my focus. What’s happened over the last few months has been unbelievable but this is just the beginning. I need to maintain my focus and have a clear vision of what I want to achieve and to ensure that my performances are of a high standard,”  Nawaz Good Show
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