Rizwan Akbar was born in Rawalpindi in Punjab. He is a Pakistani cricket player who is popularly known for his exceptional right hand batting and right arm medium fast bowling skills. Rizwan Akbar is a good bowler and also a good performer with his balling techniques.
The major teams for whom Rizwan Akbar has played till date are the Defense Housing Authority, Rawalpindi, Service Industries, Pakistan Customs and the Rawalpindi Rams. With right to his batting and fielding averages, Rizwan played 41 matches, scoring 54 innings, 13 not outs, and 355 runs. His highest innings score was 38 and average was 8.65. With fielding part, he took almost 12 catches.
With right to List A cricket, he played 12 matches, scoring 5 innings, 3 not outs and 7 runs. His highest innings score was 4 with average of 3.50. Total balls faced by him were 10 with batting striking rate of 70.00. He made one boundary fours. Twenty20 matches played by Rizwan are two with one innings, one not outs, one runs and 9 balls faced. His batting strike rate was 11.11.
Bowling averages include 41 first class cricket, 7,359 balls, 3,913 runs and 176 wickets. His best innings bowling was 7 for 39 and average of 22.23. His economy rate reached to 3.19, with 41.8 bowling strike rate, 10 four wickets in an innings, 12 five wickets in an inning and one ten wickets in a match. In the List A category, he played 12 matches, 522 balls, 446 runs and took 12 wickets. His best innings bowling was 3 for 44 and best match bowling was 3 for 44. His average reached to 37.16 and economy rate was 5.12. Moreover, Rizwan scored 43.5 bowling strike rate. In Twenty20 match, he played 2 matches, scoring 2 innings, 30 balls and 35 runs. His economy rate was 7.00.