|Full name||Shadab Khan|
|Born||4 October 1998|
Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan
|Test debut (cap 227)||30 April 2017 v West Indies|
|Last Test||11 January 2019 v South Africa|
|ODI debut (cap 211)||7 April 2017 v West Indies|
|Last ODI||9 October 2019 v Sri Lanka|
|T20I debut (cap 73)||26 March 2017 v West Indies|
|Last T20I||25 January 2020 v Bangladesh|
|Domestic team information|
|2017–2018||Trinbago Knight Riders|
|2019||Guyana Amazon Warriors|
Source: Cricinfo, 2 February 2020
Shadab Khan (born 4 October 1998) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for the national team. He was born in Mianwali, a city in northwest Punjab, Pakistan. In August 2018, he was one of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Domestic and T20 franchise career
He made his List A debut on 20 April 2016 for Islamabad in the 2016 Pakistan Cup. On 26 August 2016, he made his Twenty20 debut for Rawalpindi in the 2016–17 National T20 Cup. After his impressive performance in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, he was signed to play for Trinbago Knight Riders in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League. Later in 2017, Khan signed with the Brisbane Heat for the 7th season of the Big Bash League.
In March 2017, he was named in Pakistan's limited overs squad for their matches against the West Indies. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Pakistan against the West Indies on 26 March 2017. He recorded the most economical figures for a bowler completing their four overs on debut in a T20I. The following month, he was added to Pakistan's Test squad for their series against the West Indies.
He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Pakistan against the West Indies on 7 April 2017. He made his Test debut for Pakistan, also against the West Indies, on 30 April 2017. He was part of Pakistan's 2017 Champions Trophy winning squad. In September 2017, he was named as the PCB's Emerging Player of the Year.
On 16 October 2017 against Sri Lanka, Shadab scored his maiden ODI fifty. Shadab, along with Babar Azam made a partnership of 109 and slowly built the innings towards 200. When bowling, Shadab took early breakthroughs in the low scoring game taking three wickets. Pakistan won the match by 32 runs and Shadab was adjudged man of the match for his all-round performances.
In April 2019, he was named in Pakistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Three days after Shadab was named in Pakistan's World Cup squad, he was ruled out of Pakistan's preceding tour of England with a virus. He was replaced by Yasir Shah for the matches against England. Ahead of the third ODI match against England, Pakistan's captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, confirmed that Shadab has recovered and would be fit enough to play at the World Cup. On 23 June 2019, in Pakistan's World Cup match against South Africa, Shadab took his 50th wicket in ODIs.
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