Imam-ul-Haq

Country: Pakistan
Born: December 22, 1995, Lahore, Punjab
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Playing role: Top order Batter

Imam-ul-Haq Bio

Imam-ul-Haq, born on 12 December 1995 in Lahore, Pakistan, is a talented and promising cricket player. Hailing from a cricketing family with his uncle being the legendary Inzamam-ul-Haq, Imam has managed to carve out his own identity and prove his worth in the world of cricket.

Imam made a stunning entry into the international cricket scene by answering all doubts regarding his selection. Critics were quick to raise the question of favoritism due to his uncle being the chief selector. However, the young batsman silenced them with a remarkable debut against Sri Lanka, where he scored a century and became only the second Pakistani player to achieve this feat. This outstanding performance set the tone for a successful career.

In the subsequent series against Zimbabwe, Imam demonstrated his true potential by scoring three more centuries, becoming the first cricketer in the history of ODIs to achieve four hundreds in his first nine matches. His remarkable consistency and ability to accumulate runs with ease made him a valuable asset to the team.

Imam’s batting style is a treat to watch, and he is particularly skillful when driving the ball and playing off his hips. An accumulator who possesses a level head on his shoulders, he exudes confidence in high-pressure situations. However, there are still challenges yet to be faced and questions to be answered, as he has not been tested against the highest-quality opposition or demanding conditions. Nonetheless, his talent is undeniable, and he has the potential to flourish even further.

Although his Test career did not start as explosively as his limited-overs career, he showcased his resilience during his debut match against Ireland. In the fourth innings of the game, Imam displayed his calm and composed approach by scoring an unbeaten 74, which helped Pakistan avoid a surprising defeat against the debutant Test nation. While facing England in challenging conditions, he struggled against the moving ball, getting dismissed by Stuart Broad in all three innings through lbw. However, his strong technique and determination make him a batsman capable of excelling in Test cricket.

Looking ahead, Imam has a golden opportunity to establish himself as a long-term opener in both limited-overs and Test cricket. The upcoming home tours against Australia and New Zealand will provide him with the necessary exposure to add more feathers to his cap and exhibit his skills against tough opponents.

Imam-ul-Haq’s journey in cricket is still in its early stages, but he has already proved his potential and silenced his critics. With his disciplined approach, immense talent, and cricketing pedigree, he possesses all the qualities required to become a vital cog in the Pakistani cricket team. As he continues to grow and develop his skills, the cricketing world eagerly anticipates witnessing his further success and achievements in the years to come.

Imam-ul-Haq Career Stats

Imam-ul-Haq Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 24 46 4 1568 157 37.33 3404 46.06 3 9 170 12 21 0
T20Is 2 2 0 21 14 10.5 25 84 0 0 2 0 0 0
ODIs 72 71 6 3138 151 48.27 3801 82.55 9 20 253 30 15 0
FC 76 132 18 4630 202* 40.61 10142 45.65 11 24 501 27 48 0
List A 104 103 6 4260 151 43.91 5305 80.3 10 28 357 34 23 0
T20s 78 74 9 2143 94 32.96 1737 123.37 0 20 205 37 23 0

Imam-ul-Haq Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 24 1 12 9 0 - - - 4.5 - 0 0 0
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 76 12 174 86 2 1/4 1/10 43 2.96 87 0 0 0
List A 104 4 28 35 0 - - - 7.49 - 0 0 0
T20s 78 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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