Mohammad Khalil

Country: Pakistan
Born: November 11, 1982, Lahore, Punjab
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left arm Medium

Mohammad Khalil Bio

Mohammad Khalil, born on August 20, 1984, in Lahore, Pakistan, is a talented left-arm medium-pace bowler known for his impressive skills and dedication to the game of cricket. Although his professional career had its ups and downs, Khalil’s perseverance and hard work have earned him a reputation as a valuable asset on the field.

Khalil’s journey in cricket began at a young age when he displayed exceptional talent and passion for the game. With a natural knack for bowling, he quickly caught the attention of selectors and coaches who saw the potential in his left-arm medium-pace deliveries. After consistently performing well at domestic level cricket, Khalil was called up to represent Pakistan at the international stage.

In 2003, at the age of 19, Khalil was included in the national squad for the Test series against Bangladesh. Despite having only played six first-class matches, three of which were in the previous season where he impressed with 14 wickets, his selection spoke volumes about his abilities as a bowler. Unfortunately, Khalil did not get the opportunity to showcase his talent against Bangladesh but remained determined to prove himself at the highest level.

Finally, in December 2004, Khalil realized his dream of playing Test cricket when he made his debut against Australia. However, he struggled initially, failing to take any wickets in his first two Tests. As a result, he was dropped from the side, leaving him disappointed but undeterred. Understanding the competitive nature of the sport, Khalil went back to the drawing board to further refine his skills.

The breakthrough came in the 2010-2011 season when Khalil put on an outstanding performance in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Undeterred by his previous setbacks, he proved his worth by displaying remarkable consistency and picking up crucial wickets. His excellent form did not go unnoticed, and he was rewarded with a recall to the national squad for the 2011-2012 tour of Bangladesh, where he replaced the injured seamer Junaid Khan.

Throughout his career, Khalil has faced numerous challenges, from injuries to fierce competition for places in the national team. However, his determination remains unwavering. Known for his ability to swing the ball both ways, Khalil brings variety and unpredictability to the bowling attack, making him a vital asset in all formats of the game.

While Khalil’s career may not have been as illustrious as some of his counterparts, his contributions to Pakistani cricket cannot be overlooked. He has showcased his capabilities time and again, excelling under pressure and proving himself as a dependable bowler. Khalil’s dedication and ambition continue to inspire those around him, serving as a reminder that success does not come without hard work and resilience.

Off the field, Khalil is known for his humility and down-to-earth nature. He remains grounded despite his achievements and continues to inspire younger cricketers with his disciplined approach to the game. As he strives to cement his place in the national team, Mohammad Khalil is undoubtedly an influential figure in Pakistani cricket, leaving a lasting impact on the sport he loves.

Mohammad Khalil Career Stats

Mohammad Khalil Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 9 5 3 65 13.84 0 0 2 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 3 1 1 0 0* - 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 0
FC 127 172 60 1436 61 12.82 - - 0 3 - - 40 0
List A 66 41 11 175 39 5.83 286 61.18 0 0 - - 17 0
T20s 34 15 5 69 22 6.9 51 135.29 0 0 5 4 7 0

Mohammad Khalil Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 2 4 290 200 0 - - - 4.13 - 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 3 3 144 144 5 2/55 2/55 28.8 6 28.8 0 0 0
FC 127 - 22488 12243 486 9/100 - 25.19 3.26 46.2 - 31 6
List A 66 - 3267 2712 90 4/26 4/26 30.13 4.98 36.3 3 0 0
T20s 34 34 642 841 27 4/19 4/19 31.14 7.85 23.7 1 0 0

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