24 March 2012

About The Big Man Inzamam


Inzamam-ul-Haq  also known as Inzy, is a Pakistani cricketer who was a leading batsman and the captain of the Pakistan national cricket team from 2003 to 2007. Inzamam rose to fame in the semi-final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup, in which he scored 60 off 37 balls against a strong New Zealand team. His strong batting performance also propelled Pakistan to victory in the final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup.

Excellence of Inzamam:
  • He is the second-highest run scorer for Pakistan in Test cricket, after Javed Miandad.
  • Inzamam set a record for scoring the most half centuries in One Day Internationals which is 83, though this is now surpassed by Sachin Tendulkar.
  • He also became the second batsman to score 10,000 runs in One-day Internationals after Tendulkar and was named in the ICC World XI for both Tests and One-day Internationals in the 2005 ICC Awards.
  • In 1994, Against Australia in Karachi  he made 58 not out with the tail and helped Pakistan to a one-wicket victory and a 1–0 series win as well as helping his side to become the top-ranked side in the world for a brief period.
  • He achieved personal success by becoming ICC's number one ranked batsman in 1995, He was the number one batsman in the world three times and held the title of the 3rd best batsman several times in his career including an extensive run from 2004–2006,
  • He scored 8,830 test runs in 120 matches with the average of 49.60 and 11,739 ODI runs in 378 matches with the average of 39.52.


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