Khurram Manzoor

Country: Pakistan
Born: June 10, 1986, Karachi, Sind
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Opening Batter

Khurram Manzoor Bio

Khurram Manzoor is a talented cricket player hailing from Pakistan, known for his aggressive batting style and prowess as an opener. Born on December 10, 1986, in Karachi, Manzoor developed a passion for cricket at a young age and honed his skills to become one of Pakistan’s notable batsmen.

Manzoor burst onto the cricket scene at the tender age of 16 when he made his first-class debut against Peshawar, impressing with an attacking innings of 73 runs. However, he faced a brief period of inconsistency before resurfacing strongly for Karachi Whites during the 2004-05 season. During this period, he showcased his potential by amassing close to 500 runs, including two centuries, which caught the attention of national selectors.

With Pakistan struggling to establish a stable opening pair, Manzoor’s performances earned him a place in the fringes of the national squad. His aggressive batting style, reminiscent of former cricketer Ijaz Ahmed, and his unorthodox stance with a jutting backside and wide-apart legs made him a unique presence at the top of the order.

After a remarkable first half of the 2007-08 season, where he amassed over 1,000 runs at an impressive average of 53.9, Manzoor was finally rewarded with a chance to represent Pakistan. He first earned a call-up to the Pakistan A team, where he faced Australia A in a series. The promising performances paved the way for his inclusion in the national team for the final ODI against Zimbabwe in January 2008.

Manzoor marked his international debut in Sheikhupura with an impressive half-century, showcasing his ability to handle the pressures of international cricket. Although he faced challenges and uncertainties in his early career, his talent and determination pushed him to overcome obstacles and establish himself as a mainstay in the Pakistani cricket setup.

Throughout his career, Manzoor has represented Pakistan in various formats of the game, including Test matches, One Day Internationals (ODIs), and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). His notable performances include an impressive century against Australia in Melbourne during a Test match in 2009, where he displayed his ability to excel against strong opposition.

Manzoor’s contributions to Pakistani cricket extend beyond his individual milestones. He has also represented Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), contributing significantly to the success of his franchise and showcasing his skills in the highly competitive T20 format.

Khurram Manzoor’s journey from an attacking young batsman to an established opening batsman for Pakistan reflects his dedication, perseverance, and passion for the game. As he continues to ply his trade, Manzoor remains an integral part of the national squad and a valued contributor to Pakistan’s cricketing legacy.

Khurram Manzoor Career Stats

Khurram Manzoor Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 16 30 1 817 146 28.17 1827 44.71 1 7 100 1 8 0
T20Is 3 3 0 11 10 3.66 27 40.74 0 0 1 0 0 0
ODIs 7 7 0 236 83 33.71 375 62.93 0 3 21 0 3 0
FC 203 350 19 12538 250 37.87 - - 34 57 - - 164 0
List A 166 165 17 7922 190* 53.52 9313 85.06 27 39 - - 74 0
T20s 140 138 5 3820 109 28.72 3190 119.74 4 30 487 58 41 0

Khurram Manzoor Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 203 - 764 351 5 1/14 1/16 70.2 2.75 152.8 0 0 0
List A 166 - 441 360 7 2/8 2/8 51.42 4.89 63 0 0 0
T20s 140 3 42 71 2 1/27 1/27 35.5 10.14 21 0 0 0

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