Sharjeel Khan

Country: Pakistan
Born: August 14, 1989, Hyderabad, Sind
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Opening Batter

Sharjeel Khan Bio

Sharjeel Khan, hailing from Hyderabad (Sind), is a professional cricket player from Pakistan who has gained recognition for his explosive batting style and impressive performances in T20 matches. Born on August 14, 1989, Sharjeel has showcased his prowess as an opening batsman, consistently delivering T20 blitzes in Pakistan’s domestic competition.

Sharjeel’s journey to the international cricket arena began in December 2013, when he was selected to represent Pakistan in the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka in the UAE. Making his debut in both formats, he made an instant impact by exhibiting his aggressive style of play. In just his third T20I match, Sharjeel achieved his maiden fifty, smashing a rapid 25-ball 50. He followed this up by notching a score of 61 in his first ODI appearance, earning him praise from the then coach Dav Whatmore, who recognized his potential as a promising player.

During his time away from the national side, Sharjeel continued to deliver strong performances on the domestic circuit as well as for Pakistan A. His consistently impressive displays caught the attention of various cricket franchises, and he was subsequently signed by Islamabad United for the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL). Sharjeel’s aggressive batting style thrived in the PSL, and in the knockout stage of the tournament, he made history by scoring the first century in the league. His blistering knock of 117 runs off just 62 balls showcased his ability to dominate the opposition and solidified his reputation as a dangerous batsman.

Sharjeel’s exceptional performances in the PSL earned him a place in Pakistan’s squad for the 2016 Asia Cup and the World T20 in the same year. In the World T20, he filled in for the injured Babar Azam, further highlighting his versatility and adaptability as a player.

Throughout his career, Sharjeel has been admired for his ability to hit the ball with immense power and his fearless approach at the crease. His aggressive batting style, combined with his ability to deliver quick runs, has made him a valuable asset to the Pakistan cricket team. However, his career faced a major setback when he was banned for five years from all forms of cricket in 2017 due to his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal during the Pakistan Super League.

Despite this setback, Sharjeel remains determined and hopeful of making a comeback to the international cricket scene. With his athletic ability and natural talent, he has the potential to contribute significantly to Pakistan’s success in the future.

Sharjeel Khan is a talented and dynamic cricketer whose explosive batting style has exhilarated fans and earned him recognition in the cricketing world. Despite facing challenges in his career, he remains committed to reclaiming his spot in the national team and leaving a lasting impact on the sport.

Sharjeel Khan Career Stats

Sharjeel Khan Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 44 40 22 45 97.77 0 0 7 1 0 0
T20Is 21 18 0 406 59 22.55 305 133.11 0 2 53 15 6 0
ODIs 25 25 0 812 152 32.48 716 113.4 1 6 104 28 6 0
FC 93 165 6 5765 279 36.25 7124 80.92 14 25 894 90 70 0
List A 122 122 3 4908 206 41.24 4307 113.95 13 25 596 190 46 0
T20s 154 150 5 3702 117 25.53 2683 137.97 5 17 402 187 36 0

Sharjeel Khan Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 93 26 531 339 9 3/19 3/39 37.66 3.83 59 0 0 0
List A 122 5 99 105 2 1/6 1/6 52.5 6.36 49.5 0 0 0
T20s 154 2 10 16 0 - - - 9.6 - 0 0 0

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