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Faheem Ashraf
Personal information
Born 16 January 1994 (1994-01-16) (age 27)
Phool Nagar, Punjab, Pakistan
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Role Bowling all-rounder
International information
National side Pakistan
Test debut (cap 230) 11 May 2018 v Ireland
Last Test 29 April 2021 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut (cap 213) 12 June 2017 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 13 July 2021 v England
T20I debut (cap 75) 12 September 2017 v World XI
Last T20I 25 April 2021 v Zimbabwe
Domestic team information
Years Team
2013/14–2014/15 Faisalabad
2015/16 National Bank
2016/17 Habib Bank Limited
2017 Comilla Victorians
2018–present Islamabad United
2019 Northamptonshire
2019–present Central Punjab
2019– Melbourne Renegades
2019/20 Dhaka Platoon
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 9 30 42 49
Runs scored 495 208 259 1,953
Batting average 38.07 11.55 11.77 32.54
100s/50s 0/4 0/0 0/0 2/10
Top score 91 28 31 116
Balls bowled 1,140 1,208 903 7,421
Wickets 16 23 35 133
Bowling average 35.25 44.60 25.80 27.96
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0 6
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/42 5/22 3/5 6/65
Catches/stumpings 0/– 8/– 11/– 24/–

Faheem Ashraf (Urdu: فہیم اشرف; born 16 January 1994) is a Pakistani international cricketer who represents the national side and plays first-class cricket for Habib Bank Limited. In August 2018, he was one of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Domestic career

He scored a century on his first-class debut in 2013–14. He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2016–17 Departmental One Day Cup, taking 19 wickets. He was also the leading wicket-taker for Punjab in the 2017 Pakistan Cup, with eight dismissals in four matches.

He was drafted in by Islamabad United from Gold category (earning between US$50,000-US$60,000) in the 2018 Pakistan Super League players draft. Faheem played an integral part in team's winning the 2018 season. Faheem took 18 wickets and scored runs in crucial moments for his side. He was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament, and won the best bowler of the season award at the end of the season along with a Maroon cap.

In September 2019, he was named in Central Punjab's squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament.

International career

In March 2017, he was named in Pakistan's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against the West Indies, although he did not play. In April 2017, he was named in Pakistan's ODI squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.

In an ICC Champions Trophy warm-up match against Bangladesh, Ashraf scored 64 runs in Pakistan's two-wicket win. He made his ODI debut for Pakistan against Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy on 12 June 2017, dismissing Dinesh Chandimal for his first ODI wicket.

He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Pakistan against a World XI in the 2017 Independence Cup on 12 September 2017.

On 27 October 2017, he took a hat-trick for Pakistan in the second T20I match against Sri Lanka at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi helping team seal a series lead and became the first bowler for Pakistan, and sixth player overall, to take a hat-trick in a T20I.

In April 2018, he was named in Pakistan's Test squad for their tours to Ireland and England in May 2018. He made his Test debut for Pakistan, against Ireland, on 11 May 2018.

In July 2018, he took his first five-wicket haul in ODIs, against Zimbabwe, at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. The following month, he was named the PCB's Emerging Player of the Year.

In April 2019, he was named in Pakistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. However, on 20 May 2019, he was dropped from Pakistan's squad, after they announced their final team for the tournament.

In June 2020, he was named in a 29-man squad for Pakistan's tour to England during the COVID-19 pandemic. In July, he was shortlisted in Pakistan's 20-man squad for the Test matches against England.

In January 2021, he was named in Pakistan's Test squad for their series against South Africa. In the first Test, Ashraf scored 64 with the bat.

T20 franchise career

In September 2018, he was named in Paktia's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.

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