**Mohammad Asim Kamal ** was born in 1976 in Karachi in Pakistan. He is the test cricketer for the national team of Pakistan. He scored 99 against the South Africa team when he made his test debut. This left handed batsman has almost played 20 innings since his debut.

Kamal has scored 87 runs playing against Australia and 91 and 73 against India. He even made eight half centuries and has taken ten catches. Kamal also played against the West Indies, Sri Lanka, England and South Africa. He made his strike rate with 47 runs per 100 balls,

This left hander having obduracy than flair is a batsman who can actually manage to bind the middle order together, thus allowing others to bat around him. This typical modest cricketer has quite patient spells of batting skills. After crossing five domestic cricket seasons, he made his test debut at mere age of 27 against the South Africa team.

Team Pakistan Pakistan
Role Batsman
Born 31 May 1976
Nationality Pakistan Pakistan
Team History
Pakistan Pakistan 1997 - present

In the series where most of the batsmen of Pakistan have gained notoriety for throwing their wickets away, Kamal showed some rare composure and discipline. He also performed his batting skills with the tail to score two half centuries. He consolidated his batting skills as a rough customer during the Pakistan team tour to India and scored 91 runs in the first innings of the first test match.

His catching skills at gully came in handy on many situations during the Pakistan tour to India. But, his consistency however slipped in the months ahead and he had to spend a three year exile from the squad. He became the target of controversial debate among many selection committees and even captains. He finally earned a recall during his home series match against Sri Lanka in 2009.

Career highlights

Kamal test debut was in 2003 and his last test match was in 2005. In his test cricket matches, he played 12 matches, scored 717 runs, and had a batting average of 37.73. His best top score was 99. At his first class cricket, he played 84 matches, scoring 4467 runs and a batting average of 37.53. his top score was 164. He bowled 114 balls and took 2 wickets in this overall first class cricket.

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