Mansoor Amjad

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Mansoor Amjad
Personal information
Full name Mansoor Amjad
Born (1986-12-25) 25 December 1986 (age 29)
Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Only ODI (cap 170) 29 June 2008 v Sri Lanka
Only T20I (cap 23) 20 April 2008 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004–2005 Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited
2004–present Sialkot
2005–present National Bank of Pakistan
2006–2007 Leicestershire
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 1 1 99 118
Runs scored 5 4502 1,952
Batting average 5.00 32.86 28.28
100s/50s 0/0 –/– 7/24 2/5
Top score 5 157 103*
Balls bowled 48 6 11,436 5,301
Wickets 1 3 207 141
Bowling average 44.00 1.00 33.81 31.22
5 wickets in innings 0 0 7 2
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/44 3/3 6/19 5/37
Catches/stumpings 0/– 2/– 50/– 39/–
Source: CricketArchive, 28 November 2013

Mansoor Amjad (born 14 December 1987) is a Pakistani cricket player. Despite his young age he has already played for the Pakistan A cricket team.

He was an important member for the Under-19 2004 World Cup when they won it. Bob Woolmer, former Pakistan coach, praised him when he took five wickets against the England XI at Lahore in 2005–2006.[1] Mansoor Amjad is a right-handed wrist spinner who took five wickets against an England XI at Lahore in 2005–06. He is also a more than capable[clarification needed] middle order batsman and has already[when?] hit two hundreds at such a young age.

In 2006 he was signed as Leicestershire as a replacement overseas player for Dinesh Mongia.

It was recently[when?] announced that Mansoor would be spending the whole of the 2007 season at Leicestershire as their permanent overseas player. He hit his maiden century for the club against Glamorgan but has otherwise failed to impress for the club, his bowling especially being a disappointment.[according to whom?]

He played his only T20I in April 2008, against Bangladesh in Karachi. Amjad was asked to bowl the sixteenth over, and he took wickets on his second, fifth and sixth ball. He took 3 wickets, with an overall number of 1-0-3-3. He never played another T20I for Pakistan.

In June the same year, he made his first and only ODI appearance in the Asia Cup. He took 1 wicket and conceding 44 runs in his allotted 10 overs against Sri Lanka. He has never yet played a Test match.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mansoor Amjad". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2016-06-24. 
  2. ^ "A tale of two Pakistan-born legspinners". Retrieved 2016-06-24. 

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