Zulqarnain Haider is a right handed batsman and wicketkeeper who plays for Pakistan Cricket team. Rawalpindi, Pakistan Under-19s, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited and Lahore Blues are the other teams for whom he has played.
Haider debuted in List A cricket in 2001-02 and in first class matches in 2003-04. Further, on 24th February 2006, he made his domestic Twenty20 debut at Karachi in a match between Lahore Lions and Karachi Dolphins. In this match, he made 10 runs in 5 deliveries and was caught by Mohammad Sami off the bowling of Malik Aftab. Haider took the catch of Faisal Iqbal while fielding. Haider’s Twenty20 International debut took place on 2nd February 2007 while playing against South Africa at Johannesburg. In this match, he was caught by Smith off the bowling of Thomas when he had scored 5 runs.
Haider has appeared in 1 Twenty20 International in which he could score 5 runs. He has taken part in 51 First class matches and has scored 2122 runs with 125 as the highest score. His batting average has been 31.67 and he has hit 2 centuries and 11 half centuries. He has stumped 4 times and has taken 165 catches. He has played 51 List A matches and has scored 447 runs at a batting average of 14.90. His highest score has been 56 and he has taken 59 catches and 17 stumpings. In domestic Twenty20 cricket, he has scored 58 runs in 5 matches and has taken 3 catches and 2 stumpings.