Karachi Dolphins

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Karachi Dolphins
Karachi-Dolphins.png
Captain: Pakistan Shahid Afridi
Coach: Azam Khan
Colors: ‹See Tfm›     Blue ‹See Tfm›     White
Founded: 2004
Home ground: National Stadium, Karachi
Capacity: 34,228

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 Dolphins' 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 29) Right–handed Right–-arm Leg-break
Khalid Latif Pakistan (1985-11-04) 4 November 1985 (age 29) Right–handed Right–arm Off break
Shahzaib Hasan Pakistan (1989-12-25) 25 December 1989 (age 25) Right–handed Right–arm Off break
All-rounders
Fawad Alam Pakistan (1985-10-08) 8 October 1985 (age 29) Left–handed Slow left-arm orthodox spin
Shahid Afridi Pakistan (1980-03-01) 1 March 1980 (age 35) Right–handed Right–arm Leg spin
Anwar Ali Pakistan (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 23) Right–handed left–arm fast medium
Wicket-keepers
Sarfraz Ahmed Pakistan (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 28) Right–handed
Bowlers
Haaris Ayaz Pakistan (1975-10-16) 16 October 1975 (age 39) Right–handed Right–arm Off break
Mohammad Sami Pakistan (1981-02-24) 24 February 1981 (age 34) Right–handed Right–arm fast
Roman Raees Pakistan (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 23) Right–handed left–arm fast medium
Mir Hamza Pakistan (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 23) Right–handed left–arm fast medium
Sohail Khan Pakistan (1984-03-06) 6 March 1984 (age 31) Right–handed Right–arm fast medium
Tanvir Ahmed Pakistan (1978-12-20) 20 December 1978 (age 36) 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 2006–2014 22 16 06 00 00 72.72
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. 

External links[edit]