Ultimate XI T20 Impact Players: Imad Wasim

By Sports Desk August 06, 2020
Imad Wasim Imad Wasim

With the ability to bowl a sort of an in-slider with the new ball to right-handers, Imad Wasim provides Pakistan with a very handy option to start off the bowling attack, before coming back in the middle stages to strangle the run-rate with his tight nagging lines. Imad doesn't really turn the ball a lot, and so relies on accuracy and variation in pace to be successful.

The list of accolades for the wily southpaw is a long one. He was a long-term skipper for Pakistan at the age-group levels. He has also led Islamabad for a decent period of time. And when his T20I debut happened, the backdrop was historic. Cricket had returned to Pakistan after six years and Imad Wasim got a T20I cap in the second game of the series. Pakistan won that close encounter and the series 2-0.

 

Career Statistics (2015-present)

Full name: Syed Imad Wasim

Born: December 18, 1988 (31), Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales

Major teams: Pakistan, Abu Dhabi United, Barbados Tridents, Barisal Bulls, Chattogram Challengers, Comilla Victorians, FATA Region, Federal Areas Leopards, Islamabad, Islamabad Leopards, Islamabad Region, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Maratha Arabians, Nottinghamshire, Pakistan Cricket Academy, Pakistan Under-19s, Punjab Badshahs, Sind

Playing role: Allrounder

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Bowling style: Slow left-arm orthodox

 

T20I Career - Pakistan

Mat   Inns    Balls     Runs    Wkts    BBI     BBM     Ave     Econ     SR     4w   5w    10w

43      42       912       908       42       5/14    5/14     21.61   5.97      21.7     1      1       0

T20 Career

Mat   Inns    Balls     Runs    Wkts    BBI     BBM     Ave     Econ     SR     4w   5w    10w

177    171     3595     3819     153      5/14    5/14     24.96    6.37     23.4      1     1       0

 

Career Highlights

  • First Pakistani spinner to take a 5-fer in T20Is
  • Won Pakistan's T20I Player of the Year award in 2017

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