Karachi Dolphins

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Karachi Dolphins
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Captain: Pakistan Shahid Afridi
Coach: Azam Khan
Colours:      Blue      White
Founded: 2004
Home ground: National Stadium, Karachi
Capacity: 54,000

The Karachi Dolphins are a limited overs cricket team based in Karachi which plays in Pakistan's Faysal Bank One Day Cup and Faysal Bank T20 Cup. They are a proposed franchise for the Pakistan Super League T20. The Dolphin's home ground is National Stadium in Karachi's north-end. Their General Manager is headed by Razziq Rabbani while the team coach is Azam Khan. The Dolphins team captain is Mohammad Sami.[1] The Dolphins have yet to win the Faysal Bank T20 Cup championship, however they have been runners-up on several occasions during the 2004/05, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2009/10, 2010/11, super 8 2011 and Super 8 2012 seasons.[1]

Squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Asad Shafiq Pakistan (1986-01-28) 28 January 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm Leg-break
Khalid Latif Pakistan (1985-11-04) 4 November 1985 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm Off break
Shahzaib Hasan Pakistan (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm Off break
All-rounders
Fawad Alam Pakistan (1985-10-08) 8 October 1985 (age 28) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox spin
Shahid Afridi Pakistan (1980-03-01) 1 March 1980 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm Leg spin
Anwar Ali Pakistan (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 22) Right-handed left-arm fast medium
Wicket-keepers
Sarfraz Ahmed Pakistan (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 27) Right-handed
Bowlers
Haaris Ayaz Pakistan (1975-10-16) 16 October 1975 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm Off break
Mohammad Sami Pakistan (1981-02-24) 24 February 1981 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Roman Raees Pakistan (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 22) Right-handed left-arm fast medium
Mir Hamza Pakistan (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 22) Right-handed left-arm fast medium
Sohail Khan Pakistan (1984-03-06) 6 March 1984 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Tanvir Ahmed Pakistan (1978-12-20) 20 December 1978 (age 35) Right-handed right-arm fast medium

Sponsors[edit]

Twenty20 records[edit]

National Stadium, Karachi home ground of Karachi Dolphins

Batting[edit]

Bowling[edit]

Wicket keeping[edit]

Fielding[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Most matches as captain[edit]

Player Playing Span Match Won Lost Tied NR  %
Shahid Afridi 2006-2012 20 14 06 00 00 70.00
Mohammad Sami 2010-2013 17 10 06 01 00 61.76
Faisal Iqbal 2006-2006 06 04 02 00 00 66.66
Moin Khan 2005-2005 05 03 02 00 00 60.00
Khalid Latif 2009-2009 02 01 01 00 00 50.00
Naumanullah 2006-2006 01 00 01 00 00 00

The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties as half a win

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Karachi Dolphins". Pakistan Cricket Board. 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 

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