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Haris Sohail

Haris Sohail
Personal information
Born (1989-01-09) 9 January 1989 (age 35)
Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan[1]
NicknameHarry[2]
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)[3]
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
RoleMiddle-order batter
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 229)28 September 2017 v Sri Lanka
Last Test3 January 2021 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 192)19 July 2013 v West Indies
Last ODI13 January 2023 v New Zealand
ODI shirt no.89
T20I debut (cap 54)28 July 2013 v West Indies
Last T20I8 November 2019 v Australia
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2008ZTBL
2007Sialkot cricket team
2007–2015Sialkot Stallions
2013Khulna Royal Bengals
2017–2018Peshawar Zalmi
2019Lahore Qalandars
2019–2023Balochistan
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 16 42 14 81
Runs scored 847 1,685 210 5,056
Batting average 32.57 46.80 19.09 45.96
100s/50s 2/3 2/14 0/2 13/29
Top score 147 130 52 211*
Balls bowled 630 642 984
Wickets 13 11 15
Bowling average 22.61 55.72 33.26
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/1 3/45 3/1
Catches/stumpings 14/– 17/– 3/– 45/–
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 15 January 2023

Haris Sohail (Punjabi/Urdu: حارث سہیل; born 9 January 1989) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays as a left-handed batsman and who occasionally bowls left-arm orthodox.

He made his international debut for the Pakistan cricket team in July 2013.[1]

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).[4][5]

Personal life

Haris was born into a Punjabi Gujjar[6] family in Sialkot, in Pakistan's Punjab.

Domestic career

He has represented Sialkot Stallions, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited cricket team and the Sialkot cricket team.

In the Pakistan Super League he has represented Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars.

International career

In 2012, Haris was selected in the Pakistan squad for their Twenty20 International (T20I) series in Sri Lanka.[7] He was called up to the Pakistan Test side for their 2013 tour to South Africa.[8] He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Pakistan on 19 July 2013.[1]

Sohail scored 85 not out as he won the player of the match award in 1st ODI against New Zealand in 2014. In the 2nd match, he scored 33 runs and took 3 wickets. He followed it by scoring a quick 39 off 28 and taking his ODI career best bowling figures of 3/45 as Pakistan won by 147 runs. In the last two games, he scored 13 and 65, respectively. He finished the 5-match ODI series as Pakistan's top scorer with 235 runs as well as taking 6 wickets.[9][10]

In September 2017, he was named in Pakistan's Test squad for their series against Sri Lanka.[11] He made his Test debut for Pakistan in the first Test against Sri Lanka on 28 September 2017.[12]

In October 2018, Sohail scored his first century in Test cricket, making 110 against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.[13] In March 2019, Sohail scored his first century in ODI cricket, making unbeaten 101 against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.[14]

In April 2019, he was named in Pakistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[15][16] He was man of the match, in his 2nd game of the tournament, against South Africa for his 89 off 59.[17]

In September 2019, Sohail was named as the captain of Balochistan for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament.[18][19]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Haris Sohail". espn cricinfo. ESPN Sports Media. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Delighted Arthur heaps praise on 'passionate' Pakistan". The News International (newspaper). 25 June 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2022.
  3. ^ Haris Sohail’s profile on Sportskeeda
  4. ^ "PCB Central Contracts 2018–19". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 6 August 2018. [verification needed]
  5. ^ "New central contracts guarantee earnings boost for Pakistan players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 August 2018. [verification needed]
  6. ^ Farrukh, Yusra (12 January 2015). "Cricketer Haris Sohail Nikkah Held". Awami Web. Retrieved 22 December 2022. Haris was born in Sialkot, Pakistan into a Gujjar tribe. He is a left arm orthodox.
  7. ^ Mohammad Irfan, Ehsan Adil in Test squad, ESPNCricinfo, 11 January 2013, retrieved 21 March 2015
  8. ^ Sri Lanka v Pakistan – Pakistan Twenty20 Squad, ESPNcricinfo, retrieved 21 March 2015
  9. ^ "Results | Global | ESPNcricinfo.com". Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Pakistan v New Zealand ODI Series - Find Cricket Records & Stats | ESPNcricinfo.com". Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Uncapped Hamza, Sohail picked for SL Tests". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  12. ^ "1st Test, Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates and Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Sep 28-Oct 2 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  13. ^ "Haris Sohail stars for Pakistan but Australia fight back". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Haris Sohail ton powers Pakistan to 280". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Mohammad Amir left out of Pakistan's World Cup squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  16. ^ "Amir left out of Pakistan's World Cup squad". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  17. ^ "Haris Sohail steers Pakistan to victory and sends South Africa packing". Guardian. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  18. ^ "PCB announces squads for 2019-20 domestic season". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam to take charge of Pakistan domestic sides". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
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