Sharjeel Khan (Cricketer)

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Sharjeel Khan (Urdu: شرجیل خان; born: 14 August 1989 in Hyderabad, Sindh)[1] Biography- espncricinfo is cricketer from Pakistan. He is an attacking opening batsman. He was part of the bronze medal winning team at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. He made his T20I debut for Pakistan on 8 December 2013 against Afghanistan and made his One Day International debut for Pakistan on 18 December 2013 against Sri Lanka. In his debut ODI match he played very good knock of 61 runs from 61 balls. He was selected in the Pakistan squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 where he was the highest run scorer for his team.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Sharjeel Khan

  • Nationality:

    Pakistan

  • Residence:

    Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Cricketer

  • Height:

    5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

  • Born
  • Date:

    14 August 1989

  • Place:

    Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Family
  • Ethnicity:

    Aliahani family

  • Parents:

    Suhail Mehmood Ali Zai

  • Career
  • National Side:

    Pakistan

  • Team Role:

    Opening batsman

  • Bowling Style:

    Right-arm

  • Batting Style:

    Left-handed

  • Matches:

    17 in ODIs, 12 in T20s

  • Wickets :

    - in ODIs, - in T20s

  • Bowling Average:

    - in ODIs, - in T20s

  • Batting Average:

    26.23 in ODIs, 27.08 in T20s

  • Best Bowling:

    -/- in ODIs, - in T20s

  • Catches/Stumpings:

    1/- in ODIs, 1/- in T20s

  • Balls Bowled:

    - in ODIs, - in T20s

  • Runs Scored:

    446 in ODIs, 325 in T20s

  • ODI Debut:

    18 December 2013 v Sri Lanka

  • ODI Last:

    4 September 2016 v England

  • ODI Shirt Number:

    98

  • T20 Debut :

    8 December 2013 v Afghanistan

  • T20 Last:

    7 september 2016 v England

  • 100s / 50s:

    1/2 in ODIs, 0/2 in T20s

  • Top Score:

    152 in ODIs, 59 in T20s

  • Domestic team:

    Hyderabad Hawks, Hyderabad , ZTBL , Islamabad United

Career

Early Career

Sharjeel Khan Afridi played well
Sharjeel Khan Afridi played well
Sharjeel Khan made his first-class debut in 2009. He scored 1 runs in first innings. During that season, he ended up with around 8 runs or so. In his T20 games he has made two T20 centuries. He was called up for the first time for Pakistan during Sri Lanka's tour of the UAE. While in his 2nd international in a T20I against Sri Lanka at Dubai, Sharjeel made a promising 34 and suggested he could fix Pakistan's top order conundrum. This was cemented even more in only his 3rd game, when he blasted a swashbuckling 50 off 25 balls against Sri Lanka. Today, Sharjeel has become a regular in the Pakistan limited overs teams ever since his successful PSL in February 2016 where he made 299 runs (3rd most) at 29.95. He also hit the most sixes in the inaugural PSL (19) and scored the first century for the PSL. In September 2016, Sharjeel earned a maiden test call up against New Zealand after impressing in the limited overs against England and West Indies.

Test career

Sharjeel got his first Test call-up for Pakistan's 2016-17 series to New Zealand.[2] Sharjeel Khan picked- New Zealand tour Sharjeel Khan, the opening batsman, has earned a maiden call-up to the Pakistan Test squad for the tour of New Zealand.Sharjeel, 27, has been a regular presence for Pakistan at the top of the order in limited-overs cricket in 2016, having scored a bruising 152 off 86 balls against Ireland in August.Sharjeel has 4853 first-class runs at an average of 37.91 with 11 hundreds and 21 fifties. He came into contention for Test cricket after scoring 96 and 82 not out in successive innings in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.Another uncapped player was among the 16 that were chosen, middle-order batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who was with the team in England in July 2016, but was left out for the subsequent Tests against West Indies in the UAE.

Ireland 2016

He scored his maiden century against Ireland at Malahide on 18 August 2016. His fifty came from 34 deliveries and century from 61 deliveries with the strike rate of 176.74. This century stands as the third highest ODI century by a Pakistani in ODIs after Saeed Anwar (194) and Imran Nazir (160). His 150 also stands as the third fastest of all time after AB de Villiers and Shane Watson.[3] "Pakistan's biggest win- betters Wasim" .96 Previous lowest total for Ireland in ODIs at home, which was also against Pakistan in Belfast in 2011. The 82 all out is now their lowest total at home and second-lowest overall. This is the fourth time they were dismissed for under 100 and Pakistan are the only team to do it to them twice.

Domestic Career

Sharjeel Khan Outstanding Performence in PSL
Sharjeel Khan Outstanding Performence in PSL

Pakistan Super League 2016

Sharjeel Khan was part of Islamabad United's squad he became the first player in history of Pakistan Super League who scored a century against possibly best bowling line-up of inaugural PSL Peshawar Zalmi.He scored 117 from 62 in Qualifier 3 and took his team in the final where they faced Quetta Gladiators and Won the tournament by 6 wickets.He was team's best player in the whole tournament and performed well throu8rghout the tournament with (300) Runs and with an excellent strike-rate of 149.25.He finished the tournament as third leading run scorer behind Lahore Qalandars's Umar Akmal and Karachi Kings's Ravi Bopara respectively.[4] "Sharjeel powers- Islamabad United to final" [5] Islamabad crowned PSL- tribune


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