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Nasir JamshedFull name Nasir Jamshed

Born December 6, 1989, Lahore, Punjab

Major teams Pakistan, Lahore Lions, Lahore Region Blues, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan Under-19s

Batting style Left-hand bat

Nasir Jamshed is a Pakistani cricketer. He is an attacking left-handed opening batsman.

Career

Jamshed made his first class début at the age of just 15 and was soon selected to the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team for a series against Sri Lanka, making 204 in the second innings on his début.

In the 2007–08 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy series he scored over 800 runs and earned selection in the Patron’s XI side to play Zimbabwe. He made 182 runs and within a week was playing ODI cricket for Pakistan. In his debut against the Zimbabweans he opened the batting and smashed 61 off just 48 deliveries which saw him win the Man of the Match award. In his second ODI, he hit 74 off 64 balls, becoming only third Pakistani to make consecutive half centuries in first and second matches.

In Asia Cup 2008, Jamshed hit two 50′s in the two matches he played. Against India at Karachi, he scored 53 until he was retired hurt. In the next game against Bangladesh, he scored a quick fire 52* at Karachi which set up an unbeaten 116 runs opening stand with Salman Butt which saw Pakistan home with more than 30 overs still to play. From these performances, he has really strengthened his position as an opener in the Pakistani ODI squad. During the Asia Cup 2008 Jamshed’s fitness was questioned by the commentators and he visibly seemed over weight. This lack of fitness also lead him to miss the following Twenty20 tournament in Canada, and a 3 match ODI series against the West Indies. His exclusion from the national team continued in January 2009 when he was passed over for Khurram Manzoor during the Sri Lanka ODI series.

He made his first one day international century against India on March, 18 2012 in Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium Mirpur at the 2012 Asia Cup. He scored 112 off just 104 balls and was involved in a 224 run partnership with Mohammad Hafeez, which is the second best opening partnership for Pakistan against any team and first best partnership against India in one day internationals. They eclipsed Aamer Sohail and Saeed Anwar’s record of 144 runs which was made in 1996.

Batting and Fielding Averages

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 16 16 2 546 112 39.00 550 99.27 1 5 69 8 7 0
First-class 64 112 8 4536 182 43.61 14 20 52 0
List A 70 69 4 2282 128 35.10 2465 92.57 5 12 29 0
Twenty20 42 40 3 1017 86* 27.48 798 127.44 0 7 107 25 14 0

Bowling averages

Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 64 6 8 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
List A 70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 42 - - - - - - - - - - - -

Nasir Jamshed News

Pakistan’s Lahore Lions get Champions League T20 invite 16 Jul 2014
Karachi – Pakistan will send its domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions to play in the Champions League to be held in India in September, an official said Wednesday. Full coverage of CLT20 in India The Lions, led by former Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez, beat Misb...
PCB announces central contracts with increased remuneration 5 Jun 2014
Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the award of its Players Central Contracts for the calendar year 2014 to 31 established and youngsters with an increase in remuneration. See more pictures from the PCB Summer Camp The standout feature this year is that not on...
Five Pakistani cricketers fined $5,000 each 17 May 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board fined five of its cricketers $5,000 each Friday for participating in an unauthorised Twenty20 tournament in the United States. The PCB said fast bowler Wahab Riaz, allrounder Abdul Razzaq, middle order batsman Fawad Alam and opening batsme...
National conditioning summer camp begins today 5 May 2014
A conditioning summer camp has been scheduled to commence today (Tuesday) at Gaddafi Stadium and National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore and is scheduled to conclude on June 6. The initial screening of players will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday at NCA. From May 8 onwards, ...
Pakistan probes stars for playing with shamed spinner 19 Apr 2014
Karachi – Pakistani cricket authorities have launched an investigation after a number of current international stars played in exhibition matches in the United States with banned spinner Danish Kaneria. Kaneria was given a lifetime ban for spot-fixing in an English county game...
Pakistan are over-relying on their spinners: Azhar Mahmood 16 Mar 2014
Born in Rawalpindi, Azhar Mahmood played 21 Tests for Pakistan, scoring 900 runs and taking 39 wickets, as well as featuring in 143 ODIs, scoring 1521 runs and taking 123 wickets between 1996 and 2007. He began his Test career in 1997 on a high note, scoring a belligerent Test...
I lost weight but my batting suffered: Nasir Jamshed 15 Mar 2014
Regarded as one of the most talented young left-handed opening batsmen from Pakistan at the moment, Nasir Jamshed made his international debut against Zimbabwe in an ODI in 2008, smashing 61 off just 48 deliveries which saw him win the Man of the Match award. In his second ODI...
Nasir Jamshed says `over-eagerness` to improve fitness led to decline in batt... 15 Mar 2014
Karachi : Pakistani batsman Nasir Jamshed has said that his ”over-eagerness” to improve his fitness is responsible for the decline of his batting form and consequently, his dropping from the Pakistan squad. Regarded as one of the most talented young left-handed opening batsmen...
Nasir Jamshed says always `feels special` to play against India 15 Mar 2014
Karachi : Pakistani batsman Nasir Jamshed has said that it is always a special feeling for him and his teammates to play against India. Regarded as one of the most talented young left-handed opening batsmen from Pakistan at the moment, Jamshed becoming only the third Pakistani...
KCCA Zone V1 Cricket Tourney begins Wednesday 7 Jan 2014
Karachi,  City Gymkhana will meet Orangi Muslim Cricket Club in the opening match of KCCA Zone V1 Daud Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament on Wednesday, January 8 at Afza Cricket Ground. Teams: Orangi Muslim Cricket Club: Kamran Ali (captain), Imran Taj, Rauf Khan, Fayyaz Ahmed, ...

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