Fakhar Zaman (فخر زمان) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for Pakistan National Cricket Team. He has represented Lahore Qalandars in all four seasons of the Pakistan Super League since 2016 the inaugural PSL season. He was born on April 10th, 1990, in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, the home city of Pakistani Legendary Test cricketer and former skipper Younis Khan.
Zaman is a former Pakistan Navy sailor who studied in Pakistan Navy school. He has an aggressive batting style with hard hitter skills. He was closely mentored by New Zealand’s former skipper Brendon McCullum. Zaman has played his first-class cricket for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Abbottabad Falcons, Balochistan, and several Karachi teams. He is the highest run-scorer in the 2016 Pakistan Cup.
Fakhar Zaman made his first appearance in One Day International. He became part of the Pakistan squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. He made his debut against South Africa on June 7th, 2017 in a Champions Trophy match. Fakhar is an outstanding batsman who represented his national side in all three formats of international cricket.
In the final match against India, Zaman scored a century and helped Pakistan to post a huge total of 338 runs which resulted in 180 wins over India and Pakistan became Champion however he survived over a no-ball By Jasprit Bumrah when edging to the wicket-keeper MS Dhoni. He became the first Pakistani to score a century in ICC mega event final.
He plays for Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League and has been impressive so far but his team never been able to qualify the group stage to knock out stage in PSL. He was named for Durban Qalandars for the inaugural Global T20 League in 2017, which tournament was postponed by Cricket South Africa to 2018, with it being canceled soon after.
|Full Name||Fakhar Zaman|
|Date of Birth||10 April 1990, Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
|Current Age||28 Years|
|Playing Roll||Opening batsman|
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Test Debut||16 October 2018 v Australia (Cap-234)|
|ODI Debut||7 June 2017 v South Africa (Cap-212)|
|T20 Debut||30 March 2017 v West Indies (Cap-274)|
|Major Teams||Pakistan, Abbottabad, Abbottabad Falcons, Habib Bank Limited, Karachi Blues, Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Zebras, Karachi Zebras, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Lahore Qalandars, Pakistan A, Pakistan Navy, Peshawar|
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