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Popular cricket player of Pakistan cricket team: Asad Shafiq

by on March 21, 2011
in Pakistan, Profiles

Popular cricket player of Pakistan cricket team: Asad Shafiq

  • Born on January 28, 1986, Asad Shafiq is a right hand middle-order batsman of Pakistan cricket team.
  • Asad Shafiq is a part of middle order trio who knows how to keep the bat afloat in the innings. With his single taking ability in cricket, Asad Shafiq keeps an energetic momentum in the game.
  • Asad Shafiq made his ODI debut in Pakistan cricket team on June 21, 2010 against Bangladesh.  Asad Shafiq has played 49 one day international cricket matches in which he scored 1188 runs, nine 50s with 78 being his highest score which he made against Zimbabwe.
  • Asad Shafiq made his test debut on November 20, 2010 against South African cricket team. Asad Shafiq has played 31 test matches in which he scored 1658 runs with 130 being his highest test cricket score. Asad Shafiq only recently increased his test hundreds count by scoring four centuries. He has 10 fifties on his record so far. 
  • Asad Shafiq plasyed his very first world cup. Till now, Asad played 2 matches in 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup in which he scored 124 runs with 78 being his highest score.
  • Asad Shafiq has contributed very sensible performances in 2011 Cricket World Cup Pakistan cricket team. His ease against pace and spin makes him a best use at one-down.
  • Asad Shafiq is a great batsman and has an important role to play in Pakistan Cricket Team.

Asad Shafiq is rather a slow batsman and takes his time to fit himself in given circumstances. Due to this reason, he is deemed fit for the test cricket where there is always a need for batsmen who could block the ball if not score in order to avoid any wickets fall in crucial timings. Asad Shafiq has made his position significant in test cricket and is present in squad for playing different test match series. Although he had a go in 2011 Cricket World Cup but his performance was only average. Let’s see if he gets a position in 2015 Cricket World Cup. 

 

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One Response to “Popular cricket player of Pakistan cricket team: Asad Shafiq”
  1. Shahzada Rasheed says:

    Dear ASAD ,
    Assalam o Alaikum,
    Dua Hai k Ap buhut achi performace den India k match ma Ap ki Pakistan ki jeet ho Inshallah,
    Asad Love see u a Star player
    May Allah bless his shower on u,,,
    From Shahzada Rasheed

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