Umar Akmal is a famous and popular player in Pakistani cricket team. He is self-made player because he belong to middle class family. So, he had no opportunities but with his passion and determination he got chance. Ultimately, he played well and became shining star in Pakistani cricket history.
Umar Akmal is young and innocent player in Pakistani cricket world. He has multiple attributes like he is not only wicket-keeper but also a good spinner. On the other coin, he is also right handed batsman. His appearance is very worthy not only in domestic cricket team but also at international level. Most of the time, he got unbeaten success against Sri Lanka and other countries. He made huge impact for his fan followers. He played different series such test matches, international tournaments, semi-final and one day matches.
He was very innocent and nice boy at his early ages. He was very passionate from his childhood for cricket because he wanted to become super star. He played matches from study life and won trophy. His biggest dream in early life, play a one day match. So, he achieved because he was very dreamy. He was hard worker from childhood. He had wonderful memories in his early days.
He secured graduation degree. His early education is from his hometown. He did not continue his study due to multiple issues.
His father is very humble person whose name is Muhammad Akmal. His mother is housewife. He loves his parents because of great support system from them.
He is blessed with one sister and two brothers who are also playing cricket. Their names are Kamaran Akmal and Adnan Akmal.
FIRST CAREER MAN OF THE MATCH:
He faced lot of troubles during early days in professional career. Sometimes, he replaced due to health issues and low performance. But with the passage of time with his hard work and commitments he secured two innings against Sri Lanka match then he awarded by trophy. He secured the title man of the match in his second match.
As we know that he is blessed with various attributes in which one of them is here. He is also good wicket-keeper. He kept wicket keeper in ODI against England in the year of 2010. After that, he secured many times wicket and made accomplishments. He is right handed arm bowler and also batsman.
He made 71 scores on just 52 balls. He got popularity because that was his big achievement. So, again he secured the title man of the match. Secondly, he also got reputation in the year of 2009 in match against Sri Lanka. He got selection in international tournaments and one day matches. He has wonderful memories in national team.
He was very passionate and due to his passion he got selection as a Franchise Player for the inaugural Caribbean. He said in an interview, he wanted to play with his brother in one day match so, my dream became true. He was also got selection in international series against Sri Lnaka in the year of 2009. So, he fulfilled his desires as a franchise player.
Born: 26 May 1990 (age 26)
Birth place: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Height: 1.74 m (5 fit 9 in)
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm off spin
Role: Wicket-keeper, Batsman
National side: Pakistan
Test debut: (cap 197),24 November, 2009 v New Zealand
Last Test: 1 September, 2011 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut: (cap 174) 1 August, 2009 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI: 30 August, 2014 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no: 3
T20I debut: (cap 34),12 August, 2009 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I: 30 July 2015 v Sri Lanka
Umar cricket style is very aggressive and different in cricket team. He played in competition all the time. So, this is the reason, he got failure sometimes. But sometimes, he made wonderful victory due to his aggressive style. He made sixes and fours in low balls.
FUTURE ASSET OF PAKISTAN:
Owing to his best performance in cricket world cup, he became very popular. His fan followers sai about him, he is future asset of Pakistani cricket team.
He also played in season in 2008 and won this trophy. He achieved wonderful success. So, he counted best player in National team.
He got admiration and appreciation from all sides. His significant work made him unique in cricket episode. Media was spreading news about his hard work all around regarding ODI series.
According to web resources, he is indulging in one girl. But it is just rumors because he is spending happy married life. He is very simple and plain person.
He was a very famous and popular cricketer. So, he was not played for only Pakistan but he was also played for many countries. He won many matches. He became favorite bowler from ECB. He played for country club for long time.
According to Umar Akmal, he said in an interview, at early age my parents were against. They supported at early stage my cricket career. But with the passage of time, with my great efforts they understand me. Now they have proud on me. He played different matches and achieved success. He believes on hard work and determination. He gained wonderful experience from his cricket life.
His married life is very pleasant. His wife is very mature and cooperative. Her name is Noor Fatima. She is very graceful lay in his family.
He is blessed with one daughter, her name is Harleen Umar. She is very cute doll.
Middle order batsman
Batting Performance Analysis:
Matches Innings N.O. Runs HS Avg S/R 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct
ODI 111 100 16 2,913 102 34.68 86.11 2 20 246 49 77
Tests 16 30 2 1,003 129 35.82 65.99 1 6 117 17 12
Twenty20 82 77 14 1,690 94 26.83 122.91 – 8 122 55 49
Bowling Performance Analysis:
Matches Balls Runs Wickets Best Avg Eco S/R 5s 10s
ODI 111 0 – – – – – – – –
Tests 16 – – – – – – – – –
Twenty20 82 – – – – – – – – –