Nasir Jamshed came into Pakistan’s international side in the year 2008 and made his mark on the side by playing some decent ODI innings as an opener. Jamshed was very successful in the limited-overs format, but he could not play up to the expectations in Tests. He got famous in the crowds and fans after his excellent batting performances against India in the 2012-13 bilateral series of Pakistan and India. He had a controversial end to his career as he recently banned from playing any cricket for ten years because of spot-fixing. This article has all the information about Nasir, including Nasir Jamshed Biography.
|In Urdu:||ناصر جمشید|
|Date:||6th December 1989|
|Team Role:||Opening Batsman|
|Bowling Style:||Right-arm off break|
|Test Debut:||South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg|
|Test Last:||South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town|
|ODI Debut:||Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Karachi|
|ODI Last:||Pakistan v United Arab Emirates at Napier,|
|T20 Debut :||Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC)|
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Nasir Jamshed Biography
- Nasir made his debut in international cricket in the year 2008 and made his place in Pakistan’s national side as an opening batsman. He did not have a dream start to his career. His sound batting technique and ability to time the ball in the middle of the bat gave him a continuous chance in the national team. He got famous in the crowds and cricket fans after his remarkable batting performances against India.
- Nasir played in all formats for Pakistan. He played in only two test matches and failed to make his mark in the longer form in both the games. He scored only 51 runs in his four test innings with an average of 12.75 and the best score of 46. He had a decent career as an opening batsman in One Day Internationals for Pakistan. He was part of 48 ODIs and scored 1418 runs with an average exceeding 31. He also scored three centuries and eight half-centuries for the national team.
- He also played in 18 T20 International, where he made 363 runs with two fifties to his name. His international career came to an unwanted end when he was banned for match-fixing in February 2020 for ten years.
Nasir date of Birth
Jamshed was born on 06 Dec 1989 in Lahore, Punjab. Currently, he is still residing there.
Education of Nasir
He did his matriculation from his hometown in Lahore.
Nasir Jamshed Family
He got married to Sumaira Afzal in the year 2014 and is blessed with a daughter.
Nasir was a very young boy when he started playing professional cricket as he was from the hub of cricket, Lahore. At the age of 15 he did his first-class debut and soon given a chance to play under-19 cricket. He made 204 runs in his debut in cricket under-19 against Sri-Lanka, which shows how good batsman he was from the start of his professional career.
- Nasir had a good Quaid e Azam 2005-06 season, where he made 800 runs in the competition. This performance earned him a place in Pakistan Patron’s side squad against Zimbabwe, and he scored 182 against them. He played plenty of matches in the domestic circuit and was part of some 98 first-class games, in which he made 5831 runs at an average of 37.14. He was a classic batsman in first-class as he had 15 hundred and 28 fifties to his name.
- Nasir also represented in 146 List-A matches and scored 4480 runs. He averaged 32.46 with nine centuries and 21 half century in his List-A career.
He played for local as well as foreign teams in the T20s and played in 111 domestic T20 games and scored a total of 2431 runs, with average just over 24. He had a decent T20 strike-rate of 122.71 in this format. Apart from Pakistan, Nasir played for various teams in all formats, including Pakistan under-19s, Lahore Lions, National Bank of Pakistan, Lahore Region Blues, Trinidad & Tobaccos, Red Steels and the rest.
International Career and Achievements
- Jamshed started playing international cricket for Pakistan from the year 2008. He played his first international match in an ODI against Zimbabwe on 21 Jan 2008. In his first ODI, he made a promising start to his career by making 61 runs off 48 balls. It earned him the Man Of the Match title in his debut match as Pakistan won that game. He played his second ODI against this same opposition and scored another half-century by making 74 runs in the game.
- Nasir also scored a couple of half-centuries against Bangladesh and India in the 2008 Asia Cup. He was a regular player in the ODIs till August 2009 when he was out of the team due to some below-average performances.
Asia Cup 2012
- He made a comeback in the international when he selected in the squad of the Asia Cup 2012. He showed his entire class in that tournament as he scored a brilliant 112 runs against the Indian team. In that match, he and Hafeez made a partnership of 224 runs, which is second best Pakistan’s partnership against any side and the highest against India. He played a vital role in Asia Cup 2012, as Pakistan won that tournament handsomely.
- After his excellent performance in the bilateral series against India in India, Jamshed made two hundred in the three-match series and scored a total of 241 runs. It helped Pakistan crunch the Indian team, and they won the series.
World Cup 2015
Jamshed was part of the Pakistani team in the world cup 2015. He struggled a lot in the tournament and was unable to play the bouncers well. The competition held in Australia, so the pitches offered a sharp and extra bounce for the pacers. He failed to pull the ball with control as he was dismissed three times in a single figure and excluded from the playing XI.
He is known for his batting in the limited-overs format as he was not a success in tests. He also played T20 internationals for the national side. Nasir made his T20 Debut for Pakistan on 12 Sep 2012 against the Australian side. He was selected before the T20 world cup 2012 and was part of Pakistan’s T20 world cup squad in 2012. He gave Pakistan some good starts in the tournament playing top of the order. Jamshed also scored a decent half-century against the Aussies in that tournament.
Spot Fixing Scandal
Nasir alleged to have fixed some matches in the BPL 2016 and PSL 2017 seasons. He alleged to work with the bookies, and after the investigation held in the UK, Jamshed recently banned from playing any form of cricket for ten years and jailed for fixing.
Social Media Handles
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