Zaid Alam is a young talented batting allrounder playing for Pakistan team at under-19 level. He hails from an impoverished background as his father, Alam Khan, who has a tea stall where he sells tea. He is a straightforward personality. His family got so happy after he got selected in the ICC under-19 World-Cup 2018.
He is a Right-Hand Batsman and a Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler. This article has all the details about him, including Zaid Alam Biography.
|In Urdu:||محمد زید عالم|
|Famous As:||Under 19 years Cricketer|
|Date:||24th December 1999|
|Parents:||Alam Khan (Father )|
|Batting Style:||Right Handed|
|Bowling Style:||Right Arm Medium Fast|
|Major Team:||Pakistan Under 19s|
|Other Teams:||Lahore Under-16s, Lahore North Zone Whites Under-19s, Punjab Under-19s, Lahore Region Blues Under 19s|
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Zaid Alam Biography
Zaid has made highlights in the cricket world after his batting performances representing the Pakistan under-19s team. He has played the under-19 cricket world-cup 2018 and performed well.
Currently, he is playing in List-A and T20 format of the game. Besides his batting skills, he is also good with his bowling. So far, in his brief cricket career, he has been more successful as a bowler with 11 wickers than as a batsman.
Zaid Date of Birth
He was born on 24th December 1999 at Lahore, Punjab.
Education of Zaid
He has received religious education from a Madrassah of Lahore, Punjab.
Zaid Alam Family
He belongs to a Lower Middle-Class family. His father has a tea stall where he sells tea to earn some money for living. Zaid and his brother help his father in the business.
Zaid started playing professional cricket at a young age and got selected for the ICC Under-19 World-Cup 2018. This opportunity has helped him to continue his cricketing career.
Zaid has not played first-class cricket so far, but he plays T20 and List-A format at the domestic level. Besides representing the Pakistan Under-19s team, he has also played for Lahore XI at the domestic level.
List-A Cricket Career
In his six List-A matches, he has made 92 runs with the highest match score of 26. He has a batting average of 15.33. While with his bowling skills, he has picked up 11 wickets conceding 202 runs at an outstanding bowling average of 18.18.36. He has also registered a fifer in List-A format with the best bowling figures of 5/36 in a match.
T20 Cricket Career
Zaid has not clicked yet with the bat and has only 18 runs in a total of six T20 matches of his career. His highest score is unbeaten nine runs.
International Career and Achievements
Under-19 Cricket Career
As an Under-19 cricketer, he made a promising start as an opening batsman during the preparatory limited-overs series against Australia in Australia before the ICC Under-19s World-Cup 2018.
He registered a superb match-winning century in a match against Australia and helped Pakistan Under-19 team to win the series Vs. their opposition by 1-0.
ICC Under-19s World-Cup 2018
Zaid got a couple of good performances in the tournament. In a game against Ireland, he played a quick Cameo for his team and scored vital 43 runs off only 19 balls. He is a very talented player and a good find.