Sarfraz Ahmed Biography
Born on 22 May in 1987 Sarfraz Ahmed is a Pakistani cricketer who is widely known to have captained the glorious victory of Pakistan for Under 19 World Cup in 2006. Sarfraz plays for Karachi in the domestic cricket of Pakistan and is a wicket keeper along with being a right handed batsman. He has only played 5 games for the Under 19 team when he got selected for the captaincy of Under 19 cricket team of Pakistan for the World Cup 2006. Sarfraz Ahmed scored a remarkable 76 not out on 4th Dec 14, in the t20 match against New Zealand.
Sarfraz Ahmed Career
Sarfraz got his breakthrough into the national team of Pakistan in 2007 when he was referred to as on to take the place of Kamran Akmal, who experienced a finger injury during the one day series between Pakistan and India. Sarfraz Ahmed made his one day international debut in the remaining matches of this series and although he performed his part perfectly, he failed to get the opportunity to bat as Pakistan won the match before he was required to bat. In 2008, Sarfraz got lucky and ended up being selected before Kamran Akmal for the Asia Cup. It was during these matches that he exhibited his striking talent and skills however once again he was unable to bat.He made his test match debt in 2010 in Hobart during the third test match against Australia where he once again replaced Kamran Akmal who did not perform well in the previous test matches.Sarfraz however, made an unimpressive batting debut which led him to get dropped out of the next match.
Sarfraz Ahmed Comeback
In 2011, Sarfraz Ahmed made a comeback to the international cricket team for the One Day International Cricket series which were being played against Sri Lanka.
There his remarkable keeping and small cameos enabled his stay in the team for the following series against Bangladesh and also the 2012 Asia Cup.Sarfraz proved his worth as a batsman in the final of this tournament where he scored a much needed and crucial 46 runs with not out. Pakistan was victorious through his runs and this led to him being admitted to the Category C contract. He was once again selected for the big one day international cricket series against Sri Lanka.In 2014, he showed a remarkable performance against Australia and even New Zealand.Sarfraz Ahmed name include in the initial Pakistani cricket team squad for World Cup 2015 and it seem he will be selected for this mega event.