Yasir Hameed is a right handed batsman and right arm offbreak bowler as well as a wicketkeeper who plays for Pakistan Cricket team. He has also played for teams like Peshawar Cricket Association and Pakistan International Airlines.
Hameed made his One day International debut on 20th May 2003 against New Zealand at Dambulla. In this match, he scored 25 runs in 57 deliveries and hit two boundaries. He was caught by Styris off the bowling of Harris. He did not bowl in this match. His Test debut took place at Karachi on 20th August 2003 while playing against Bangladesh. In the 1st innings, he took the catch of Khaled Mahmud and scored 170 runs in 253 deliveries which included 25 boundaries. He was caught by Mohammad Rafique off the bowling of Mashrafe Mortaza. In the 2nd innings, he scored 105 runs in 161 deliveries inclusive of 15 boundaries and was bowled by Mohammad Rafique. Pakistan won this match by 7 wickets.
Hameed has participated in 23 Test matches and has scored 1450 runs with the highest score of 170. His batting average has been 34.52 and strike rate 57.67. He has hit 2 centuries and 8 half centuries and has taken 16 catches. He has taken part in 56 One day Internationals in which he has scored 2028 runs with an unbeaten 127 as his highest score. His batting average has been 36.87 and strike rate 66.95. There are 3 hundreds and 12 fifties against his name and he has taken 14 catches.