Arshad Iqbal
Personal information
Born (2000-12-26) 26 December 2000 (age 21)
Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)[1]
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium fast
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Only T20I (cap 92)23 April 2021 v Zimbabwe
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2020–2021Karachi Kings (squad no. 32)
Source: Cricinfo, 12 March 2021

Arshad Iqbal (born 26 December 2000) is a Pakistani cricketer. He made his international debut for the Pakistan cricket team in April 2021.[2]

Early life

He was born in the village of Maniri Payan in the Swabi District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa into a family with military background, the son of Captain (r) Gul Haidar, and considers Wasim Akram as his cricketing inspiration.[3]

Career

He made his List A debut for Water and Power Development Authority in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup on 16 October 2018.[4] Prior to his List A debut, he was named in Pakistan's squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[5]

He made his first-class debut for Water and Power Development Authority in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy on 19 October 2018.[6] He made his Twenty20 debut for Karachi Whites in the 2018–19 National T20 Cup on 13 December 2018.[7] In January 2021, he was named in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's squad for the 2020–21 Pakistan Cup.[8][9]

In March 2021, he was named in Pakistan's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their tours to South Africa and Zimbabwe.[10][11] He made his T20I debut on 23 April 2021, for Pakistan against Zimbabwe.[12] In October 2021, he was named in the Pakistan Shaheens squad for their tour of Sri Lanka.[13]

References

  1. ^ Husain, Amir (1 March 2018). "Talent Spotter : Arshad Iqbal". PakPassion. Retrieved 20 February 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Arshad Iqbal". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  3. ^ Khan, Muqaddam (29 November 2021). "Talented Arshad Iqbal is keen to make his mark for Pakistan soon". Dawn News. Retrieved 20 February 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Pool B, Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup at Islamabad, Oct 16 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Hasan Khan to lead Pakistan Under-19s at World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Pool B, Quaid-e-Azam Trophy at Islamabad, Oct 19-22 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  7. ^ "7th Match, National T20 Cup at Multan, Dec 13 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament promises action-packed cricket". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  9. ^ "Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament: Fixtures Schedule, Teams, Player Squads – All you need to Know". Cricket World. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  10. ^ "Pakistan squads for South Africa and Zimbabwe announced". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Sharjeel Khan returns to Pakistan T20I side for tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  12. ^ "2nd T20I, Harare, Apr 23 2021, Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  13. ^ "Pakistan Shaheens for Sri Lanka tour named". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 2 October 2021.