Saud Shakeel Age, Stats, Career, Height, Test Average, Photos and More

Saud Shakeel Age, Career Test average record

Saud Shakeel  is a Pakistani cricketer. He made his international debut for the Pakistan cricket team in July 2021. He made his Test debut against England in December 2022.

He was part of Pakistan’s squad at the 2014 U-19 World Cup and has captained the team. He scored 127 runs in 6 innings that he played in the World Cup. In July 2023, he became the first Pakistani batsman to score a Test double century in Sri Lanka against the hosts.

Saud Shakeel has been known for his elegant batting style and ability to anchor an innings. He has displayed good technique and the temperament to build long innings.

Saud Shakeel Wiki & Stats

Shakeel playing for Yorkshire (2023)
Personal information
Born (1995-09-05) 5 September 1995 (age 27)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Left-arm orthodox
Role Middle-order batter
International information
National side
  • Pakistan (2021–present)
Test debut (cap 250) 1 December 2022 v England
Last Test 16 July 2023 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 231) 8 July 2021 v England
Last ODI 31 March 2022 v Australia
ODI shirt no. 59
Domestic team information
Years Team
2015–2016 Karachi Whites
2017/18 Pakistan Television
2018–2019, 2023 Quetta Gladiators
2019–present Sindh
2023 Yorkshire
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20
Matches 6 59 70 12
Runs scored 788 4,463 2,411 137
Batting average 98.50 53.13 45.49 17.12
100s/50s 2/5 15/21 4/19 0/1
Top score 208* 187* 134* 54
Balls bowled 12 1,840 1,074 102
Wickets 0 23 23 4
Bowling average 47.39 46.69 38.75
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/7 3/23 1/14
Catches/stumpings 5/– 26/– 23/– 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 January 2023

Saud Shakeel Career:

He made his first-class debut on 26 October 2015 in the 2015–16 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. In November 2017, he was selected to play for the Quetta Gladiators in 2018 Pakistan Super League players draft.

He was the leading run-scorer for Pakistan Television in the 2017–18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, with 488 runs in seven matches. In April 2018, he was named in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup. He was the leading run-scorer for Pakistan Television in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, with 414 runs in five matches.

In December 2018, he was named in Pakistan’s team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. In March 2019, he was named in Federal Areas’ squad for the 2019 Pakistan Cup. In September 2019, he was named in Sindh’s squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament.

In November 2019, he was named as the captain of Pakistan’s squad for the 2019 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Bangladesh. In December 2020, he was shortlisted as one of the Domestic Cricketers of the Year for the 2020 PCB Awards.

In January 2021, he was named in Pakistan’s Test squad for their series against South Africa. In March 2021, he was named in Pakistan’s Test and limited overs squads for their tours to South Africa and Zimbabwe. However, he was ruled out of the One Day International (ODI) matches against South Africa due to an injury.

In June 2021, Shakeel was named in Pakistan’s Test and ODI squads, for their tours of the West Indies and England respectively. Shakeel made his ODI debut on 8 July 2021, for Pakistan against England. In October 2021, he was named as the captain of the Pakistan Shaheens for their tour of Sri Lanka.

In November 2021, he was named in Pakistan’s Test squad for their series against Bangladesh. In February 2022, he was also named in Pakistan’s Test squad for their series against Australia. In June 2022, he was named in Pakistan’s Test squad for their two-match series in Sri Lanka.

In December 2022, he was selected to play for Pakistan in the Test series against New Zealand. In the second Test, on 4 January 2023, he hit his maiden century in Test cricket, which helped Pakistan to put 400+ runs in the board in reply to New Zealand’s 449 in the first innings.

Saud Shakeel Age:

Saud Shakeel is a Pakistani cricketer who was born on September 5, 1995 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is 27 years old as of today, July 19, 2023.

Saud Shakeel Photos:

Saud Shakeel & Virat Kohli

Saud Shakeel lookalike Virat Kohli

During the second ODI versus England in the ongoing series, the southpaw was trending on Twitter for reasons little to do with his cricketing talent. With his bearded looks and similar face shape, Shakeel bears a resemblance to Virat Kohli. The Twitterati had a lot of fun and shared images from the game, calling him a doppelganger of the Indian skipper.

FAQ about Saud Shakeel:

Who is Saud Shakeel?

Saud Shakeel is a Pakistani cricketer who was born on September 5, 1995 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is a left-handed batsman who bowls left-arm orthodox spin. He made his first-class debut for Karachi Blues in 2014 and has since played for several other teams in Pakistan, including Karachi Zebras, Karachi Region Whites, Rawalpindi Region, and Federal Areas.

When did Saud Shakeel make his international debut?

Saud Shakeel made his international debut for Pakistan in July 2021, playing in a one-day international against England. He made his Test debut against England in December 2022.

What are Saud Shakeel’s career highlights?

Here are some of Saud Shakeel’s career highlights:

  • Part of Pakistan’s squad at the 2014 U-19 World Cup
  • Captained Pakistan’s U-19 team
  • Made his international debut for Pakistan in July 2021
  • Made his Test debut against England in December 2022
  • Scored 127 runs in 6 innings that he played in the World Cup.
  • In July 2023, he became the first Pakistani batsman to score a Test double century in Sri Lanka against the hosts.
  • Saud Shakeel has been known for his elegant batting style and ability to anchor an innings.

What are Saud Shakeel’s strengths as a cricketer?

Saud Shakeel’s strengths as a cricketer include his elegant batting style, his ability to anchor an innings, and his good temperament. He is also a useful left-arm orthodox spinner.

What are Saud Shakeel’s weaknesses as a cricketer?

Saud Shakeel’s weaknesses as a cricketer include his lack of power and his occasional tendency to get out to loose shots.

What is Saud Shakeel’s future in cricket?

Saud Shakeel is a talented batsman who has the potential to be a regular member of the Pakistan national team. He is still young and has plenty of room to improve. If he can continue to develop his game, he could be a key player for Pakistan in the years to come.