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Umar Akmal

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

Did you know?

His brothers Kamran and Adnan have also played for Pakistan.

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
28
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Lahore

COUNTRY

Pakistan

Pakistan

Bio

Umar Akmal is only 24 years old but already the wicketkeeper-batsman has made more than 100 one-day international appearances.

The younger brother of Kamran, Akmal played his first ODI in August 2009 and quickly made an impact on the international scene, scoring an unbeaten 102 in his third match.

His maiden Test came later the same year and Akmal has since played 16 five-day matches, with his last in September 2011. 

No stranger to the ICC Cricket World Cup, Akmal played alongside his brother in the 2011 tournament, accumulating 240 runs throughout the tournament at an average of 48.

Umar Akmal accelerates to torch CA XI

Umar Akmal was into his work from the start against the CA XI bowlers in Brisbane, taking them for 54 from 39 balls with two sixes and six fours


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Bowler gets LBW dismissal despite no appeal

Umar Akmal is on the receiving end of an unusual dismissal in the Bangladesh Premier League, sent on his way despite no appeal from the bowler


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Bravo Amla! Trinbago overcome Guyana in CPL

South African Hashim Amla struck a half-century while Dwayne Bravo pumped 25 off just eight balls to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to a seven-run win over Adam Zampa and Chris Lynn's Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League.


Akmal summoned by PCB over comments

Pakistan batsman summoned to explain claims made during a television interview, as ICC launches investigation


Akmal banned, fined over coach spat

Pakistan hand out three-match ban and a hefty fine over spat with coach Mickey Arthur


Akmal in hot water for Arthur criticism

Pakistan batter's comments could lead to punishment from home cricket board