Haris Rauf is a fast bowler from Pakistan who was born on November 7th, 1993 in the city of Rawalpindi. In 2020 January, he made his first appearance on the international stage with the Pakistan cricket squad.
During his time as a student I-8/3 at the Islamabad Model College for Boys, Rauf was far more enthusiastic about football than he was about cricket. As a result of his passion for football, his school was able to win the trophy for football, and he was recognized as the top player in the competition.
When the coach of the cricket team at International Islamic University in Islamabad requested him to participate in the trials of Lahore Qalandars, which were going to be conducted in September 2017 in Gujranwala, he originally refused to go. The trials were going to be place in September 2017.
However, he decided to play, which led to his being discovered by Aaqib Javed, who encouraged him to try out for cricket in Australia. Subsequently, he was chosen for Lahore Qalandars to play in T20 Trophy in 2018 Abu Dhabi, which was also the occasion of his first appearance in the Pakistani domestic league.
Rauf was given a spot in the T20I squad for Pakistan in January 2020, when the country faced off versus Bangladesh during a series of matches. On January 24, 2020, he put in his first appearance for Pakistan in a Twenty20 International match versus Bangladesh.
Before the start of the 2020–21 seasons, the Pakistan Cricket Board presented him with an essential contract in the newly established Emerging Players category in 2020 May. This occurred just in time for the upcoming season.
In June of 2020, he was selected to be a part of Pakistan’s squad of 29-man that will go to England as part of their visit during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the other hand, Rauf was among the 3 athletes on Pakistan’s squad who tested positive for COVID-19 on the 22nd of June in the year 2020.
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Haris Rauf PSL Career
In the player draught that took place in 2018 in the month of November for the Pakistan Super League 2019 edition, Haris Rauf was chosen by the Lahore Qalandars to represent their team.
From then he is an important part of Lahore Qalandars’ bowling lineup. He is famous for his pace and good bowling at death overs. He was the part of Lahore Qalandars team that won two PSL editions in 2022 and 2023.
Haris Rauf PSL Teams
- Lahore Qalandars (2019-2023)
Haris Rauf started his career in Pakistan Super League from Lahore Qalandars in 2019. He was picked by Qalandars in November 2018 drafts. Since then he is playing for Lahore Qalandars and is one of those players who has not changed the side. He is now the main pace bowler of Lahore Qalandars.
Haris Rauf Bowling Stats in PSL
Haris Rauf played 53 matches so far in Pakistan Super League presenting Lahore Qalandars and has become the attack bowler of Qalandars. He has taken 64 wickets and 200.1 overs bowled by him in 53 matches.
The bowling average of Haris Rauf is 28.40 and his economy rate 9.08. His economy rate is a little bit high because he is a wicket-taking bowler and normally bowls death overs.
The bowling strike rate of Haris Rauf is 18.76 and his best bowling performance is 4 wickets for 23 runs.
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Haris Rauf Batting Stats in PSL
Because Haris Rauf is a bowler so he has not good batting stats in PSL history. He batted in 17 innings in his 53 matches and scored only 91 runs. His highest performance with the bat is 19 runs so far and his average is 7.58.
Haris Rauf is in third place on the list of most ducks in the Pakistan Super League with 6 ducks. He smashed 5 boundaries and 8 sixes so far.
Haris Rauf in PSL 8 (2023)
Haris Rauf played for Lahore Qalandars in the last edition in 2023. He was the main fast bowler of the side and his side won the tournament.
He bowled 39.1 overs during the last tournament and took 17 wickets in 13 matches. He gave 437 runs throughout the tournament and his economy was a little bit high that was 11.16.
Aon Ali has graduated from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Multan in 2012 and then he started his career in a local News agency as an IT manager. Later on, he started creating news reports for the sports category. Since he is fond of cricket, so most of his work is in the coverage of news related to local cricket events.