Imad Wasim PSL Career Profile: Teams, Batting, Bowling, History

Player profile of Imad Wasim

Imad Wasim, whose full name is Syed Imad Wasim Haider and who was born on December 18, 1988, is a cricketer who represents Pakistan on the international stage. He plays all positions with his left hand. Wasim was a contributor to the Pakistani side that triumphed at the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) gave him a central contract during the 2018–19 season in early August of 2018, making him one of the 33 players to receive such a deal for that season. First taking the helm of the Pakistan ODI team in March of 2019, he made history in that role.

Wasim’s place of birth was Swansea in Wales. His father had a brief career as an engineer in the United Kingdom. Wasim’s parents moved the family to Pakistan whilst he was a very young child, and as a result, he played his entire first-class cricket in Pakistan. Before he began his professional journey in cricket, he was pursuing a medical degree, but he left school when he had the opportunity to play for Pakistan’s under-19 team.

Wasim and Sannia Ashfaq tied the knot in Islamabad at the Shah Faisal Mosque in the month of August 2019.

On May 24, 2015, he competed for the first time for Pakistan in a Twenty20 International match against Zimbabwe in Lahore. On July 19, 2015, he debuted for Pakistan in his first One-Day International match, which was played against Sri Lanka. He will be representing Pakistan at the ICC World Twenty20, which will take place in 2016.

Imad Wasim PSL Career

Imad Wasim joined Karachi Kings in 2016 and since then he is part of Karachi Kings. He is also among some players who have not changed the team in Pakistan Super League. He captained the side from 2018 to 2021. He was also the captain of Karachi Kings in PSL 8 which was held in 2023.

Imad Wasim was the captain of Karachi Kings when his side won the tournament in 2020 beating his rival Lahore Qalandars.

Imad Wasim PSL Teams

  • Karachi Kings (2016–present)

Imad  Wasim started his career in 2016 at Karachi Kings. He is playing for Karachi Kings since then.

Karachi Kings won the tournament in 2020 under the captaincy of Imad Wasim.

Imad Wasim Batting Stats in PSL

Imad Wasim is a big hitter of the ball and can change the situation of the match at any position. He has won many matches for the Pakistan side as well as for Karachi Kings.

He has played 78 matches and batted in 63 innings and scored 1086 runs at an average of 27.15.  Imad Wasim is a big hitter as shown by his strike rate which is 140.85.

He has 5 fifties in PSL history so far and also has the record for most dismissals at 0 after Wahab Riaz in PSL. He has been dismissed 10 times on 0 in PSL history.

Imad Wasim hit 96 fours and smashed 42 huge sixes in Pakistan Super League.

PSL Spam  Matches Inn Runs  Sr.  Hs Avg  100 50 0 4s 6s
2016-2023 78 63 1086 140.85 92* 27.15 0 5 10 96 42

Imad Wasim Bowling Stats in PSL

Imad Wasim is Al rounder and is a handy spin bowler in limited-overs cricket. Imad Wasim is well-known for the “roo-like” skipping bowler’s action during the powerplay overs, which helps him earn his reputation as a T20 specialist.

He has bowled 243.3 overs in the Pakistan Super League and has taken 51 wickets so far. The best ball per inning for Imad Wasim is 3 wickets for 16 runs. His economy is 7.13 which means a good in 20 matches.

PSL Spam Matches  Overs  Mdns Runs  Wkts BBI Econ 4 Wkts 5 Wkts
2016-2023 78 243.3      2 1738 51 3/16 7.13     0    0

Imad Wasim in PSL 8 (2023)

Imad Wasim was the captain of Karachi Kings in PSL 8 which was held in March 2013. Karachi Kings did not perform well in this tournament but Imad Wasim was exceptional in PSL 8.

Has batted in 10 innings and scored 404 runs with an average of 134.67. His strike rate was 170.46 and his highest score was 92.

In 10 matches he took 9 wickets with a bowling average of 28.22. His best bowling figure was 3 wickets for 26 runs.

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