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Famous Pakistani cricket player: Saeed Ajmal’s ‘Doosra’ Makes Him the Best

by on December 19, 2011
in Pakistan, Profiles

Saeed Ajmal

Saeed Ajmal  is a right-arm-off spin bowler of Pakistan cricket team. He has been the top notch spinner for Pakistan who has threatened the cricket world with his bowling attack. Impressing the gods of spin like Shane Warne, Saeed Ajmal has made Pakistan’s bowling attack invincible. 

Saeed Ajmal has taken 183 wickets in 111 one day international matches. His most impressive one day international performance has been 5 wicket haul for only 24 runs. In test cricket, Saeed Ajmal has been able to take 178 wickets in 35 test matches so far. Best performance of Saeed Ajmal in test cricket is he took 11 wickets for 111 runs. Saeed’s doosra and teesra in cricket world have gained much popularity as his attack has been too destructive for opponent teams. The best part of Saeed Ajmal’s career came in 2012 when he destroyed the then world no. 1 test cricket team England by taking 24 wickets just in three matches at 14.71.

Saeed Ajmal has taken ten five wickets haul in test cricket, four ten wickets hauls in test cricket and two five wickets hauls in one day international cricket. 

Although, Saeed Ajmal entered in the international cricket arena quite late, he made his place with some of his excellent bowling performances in the recent past. In the presence of players like Daniel Vettori, M.G. Johnson and M. Morkel, he made it to the top of ICC world Rankings for top bowlers. Not only he secured his place on top of the ODI list, he is firmly standing in the top ten list of test bowlers as well. A low profile person, with too much hype still seems focused on his performance rather carried away with fame. After Muralitharan, another master of ‘Doosra’ is emerging. Cricket gurus are also claiming him to be the next Muralitharan. Let see where his career heads. Check out his bowling figures that has made him a worthy right arm off break for Pakistan. 

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