- Pakistan National Cricket Team 1997 - present
Faisal Iqbal is a right handed batsman and right arm medium bowler who plays for the Pakistan Cricket team. The other teams for whom he has played are Pakistan Reserves, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Pakistan International Airlines and Karachi.
Iqbal debuted in One day International matches on 19th February 2000 at Lahore against Sri Lanka. In this match, he bowled 2 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 16 runs without taking any wicket. He batted at the No. 5 position and was run out by Jayawardene on a personal score of 4 in 21 deliveries. Sri Lanka won this match by 104 runs. Iqbal debuted in Test matches on 8th March 2001 at Auckland against New Zealand. In the 1st innings, Iqbal batted at No. 6 position and scored 42 runs in 140 deliveries before he was caught by Fleming off the bowling of Tuffey. In the 2nd innings, he batted at No. 7 position and was unbeaten on 52 in 152 deliveries. Pakistan won this match by 299 runs.
Iqbal has taken part in 21 Test matches in which he has scored 897 runs at a batting average of 25.62 and strike rate of 45.37 with the highest score of 139. He has hit 1 century, 6 half centuries, 114 boundaries, 4 sixers and has taken 15 catches. In One day Internationals, Iqbal has appeared in 18 matches during which he has scored 314 runs at a batting average of 22.42 and strike rate of 60.50. His highest score has been an unbeaten 100 and he has hit 1 century, 24 boundaries and 4 sixers and has taken 3 catches. He has bowled 6 deliveries in Tests while 18 deliveries in One day Internationals and could not take any wicket.
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