Adnan Akmal

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Adnan Akmal

عدنان اکمل
Personal information
Full name Adnan Akmal
Born (1985-03-13) 13 March 1985 (age 31)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right Arm Medium
Role Wicket-keeper
Relations Kamran Akmal (Brother)
Umar Akmal (Brother)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 203) 12 November 2010 v South Africa
Last Test 23–26 October 2013 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 186) 8 September 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 21 February 2012 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–present SNGPL
2006–2007 Lahore Ravi
2003–2007 ZTBL
2005–2006 Multan
2004–2005 Lahore Blues
2003–2004 Lahore
2005-present Lahore Eagles
2008-present Pakistan A
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 20 5 113 69
Runs scored 585 62 3,945 998
Batting average 25.43 20.66 25.95 22.68
100s/50s 0/3 0/0 4/18 0/4
Top score 64 27 149* 85*
Catches/stumpings 61/10 3/0 378/18 76/24
Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 10 December 2013

Adnan Akmal (Urdu: عدنان اکمل‎), born 13 March 1985, is a Pakistani cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who plays for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd Cricket Team and has represented his country at U-17 level. Most recently, he was called up for Pakistan's tour against South Africa in the UAE, as a replacement for the first choice keeper, Zulqarnain Haider. His brothers, Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal, both have central contracts with the Pakistan Cricket Board, and are regular fixtures in the national side. Adnan made his Test debut against South Africa on 12 November 2010.

International career[edit]

Adnan was added to the Pakistan Test squad in place of Zulqarnain Haider, who announced his retirement from international cricket after allegedly receiving threats from bookies. In the series against New Zealand he performed well to occupy his place in the future. He is Pakistan's A current wicket keeper.[1][2]


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