Shakeel Ansar is a former Pakistan wicket-keeper and a right-handed batsman who could also bat a bit. He has only played in two international matches in T20 formats but has played plenty of domestic cricket. His performance as a wicket-keeper is worth praising. This article has all the information about Shakeel, including Shakeel Ansar Biography.
|Right hand batsman
|Wicket keeper batsman
|11th September 1978
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Shakeel Ansar Biography
After playing domestic cricket for years from 1996, Shakeel finally got a chance to represent Pakistan at the international level and got selected for the T20 series against Sri-Lanka in 2012.
He played in two games and took a catch and dismissed a batsman by stumping him. He only batted once in T20I and went out for a golden duck. His domestic performances could not earn him many chances in international cricket.
Shakeel date of Birth
He was born on 11th September 1978 at Sialkot, Punjab.
Shakeel started playing professional cricket from 1996-97 First-Class and List-A seasons. He would keep behind the wickets and would do his best with the bat.
- He has played for various domestic cricket teams, including Gujranwala, Sialkot, Multan, Sheikhupura, Pakistan Customs, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited, SNGPL and the rest. Ansar has featured in all three formats of the game at the local cricket level. He has been part of 74 first-class matches and has made 1439 runs with a batting average of 14.53. In his 109 first-class innings, he registered six fifties.
- Though his batting stats are not very impressive, he has been very good with the gloves. He has taken 214 catches behind the wickets and has 13 stumpings to his name. In his List-A career of 61 matches, he has 866 runs at an average of 24.74, including a hundred and four half-centuries. While as a wicket-keeper, he has claimed 75 catches and 13 stumpings. While in 66 T20s he has been part of, Shakeel has scored 591 runs averaging 17.80 and striking at 106.48.
- This includes a couple of fifties and a match-winning hundred that helped his team, Sialkot Stallions, reach the final of the domestic T20 tournament in 2012. Due to this knock, he got his first international call after a month at the age of 33. Shakeel also had 41 catches and 23 stumpings. His last domestic game came on 20th February 2019 in a T20 match.
International Career and Achievements
Shakeel did not play many international matches and appeared only in two international matches. He came into the national team but could not perform well in his only two T20 games against Sri-Lanka. He got never selected in international matches after his two consecutive appearances in 2012.
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