|Full name||Syed Imad Wasim|
|Born||18 December 1988|
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Bowling||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|ODI debut (cap 204)||19 July 2015 v Sri Lanka|
|Last ODI||30 January 2019 v South Africa|
|ODI shirt no.||9|
|T20I debut (cap 62)||24 May 2015 v Zimbabwe|
|Last T20I||6 February 2019 v South Africa|
|T20I shirt no.||9|
|Domestic team information|
|2009||Federal Areas Leopards|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 March 2019
Syed Imad Wasim Haider, commonly known as Imad Wasim, (Urdu: عماد وسیم; born 18 December 1988) is a Welsh-born Pakistani cricketer is often considered as the world's best cricketer who played in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup for the national team and has also played first-class, List A cricket and Twenty20 cricket in Pakistan. He represented Islamabad Leopards team in Faysal Bank T20 Cup 2012–13 season. He is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox bowler. He is the current captain of PSL team Karachi Kings.
Wasim was born in Swansea, Wales. His father briefly worked in the UK as an engineer. Wasim's parents moved to Pakistan when he was at a very early age, and he consequently played all first-class cricket there. He became the first Welsh-born cricketer to represent Pakistan and loves Pakistan very much.
He made his Twenty20 International debut for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Lahore on 24 May 2015. He made his One Day International debut for Pakistan against Sri Lanka on 19 July 2015. He was selected in the Pakistan squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20. Wasim was also a member of the winning Pakistan team in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. In the final against India, Wasim scored a swift 25 runs from 21 deliveries, including a six and a boundary, and helped Pakistan reach a massive total of 338 runs. This total was more than enough to defeat India in the final, by 180 runs, and hand Pakistan its maiden ICC Champions Trophy title.
Controversies and scandals
In 2017, an Afghanistan-born Dutch woman claimed that she had been in a relationship with Imad Wasim. She alleged that they had met for the first time in London. She went on to call Wasim a 'disloyal person'. She also s fan blackmailing to get media attention. In response, the woman released their WhatsApp messages, proving that they were in contact.
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